Dr. GAO Xudong is Professor of Department of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strategy, Tsinghua SEM. He also serves on the Telecom Economy Expert Committee of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, People’s Republic of China. He received his Bachelor in Industrial Management Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology in 1988, Master in Industrial Economics from Renmin University of China in 1991, and Ph.D. in Management from MIT Sloan School of Management in 2003. He teaches Strategic Management, Technology Strategy, High-Tech Entrepreneurship.
Professor Gao’s major research interests are in technology strategy, management of technological innovation, and strategic management. He has published papers in English on journals such as Research Policy, Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, Telecommunications Policy, Research Technology Management, International Journal of Technology Management, Industry and Innovation, Journal of Technology Transfer, etc., and papers in Chinese on journals such as 管理世界, 中国工业经, 求是杂志etc. His book, Indigenous innovation at firms: Strategy and methods (In Chinese, 2007, the Intellectual Property Right Press), is among the first books in managing indigenous innovation in China.