Dr. Gong is a professor of entrepreneurial management practice at China Europe International Business School ("CEIBS") and a Programme Director of CEIBS Entrepreneurial Leadership Camp/CEIBS Venture Capital Camp. Dr. Gong specializes in lean startup methodology and has focused his research on strategic transformation, lean startup and business model innovation. Prior to joining CEIBS, Dr. Gong was an assistant professor at the Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine. He currently serves as an independent director at Giant Network Group Co. Ltd. (Shenzhen Stock Exchange: 002558) and Jack Sewing Machine Co. Ltd. (Shanghai Stock Exchange: 603337). Dr. Gong received his bachelor's degree from Hunan University, China, an MBA degree from Zhejiang University, China, and a Ph.D. in management from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.