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Rideau Canal in Downtown Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


Victor and 70th NC Governor “Catalyst” Jim Martin (Charlotte Rotary Club, September 4, 2018)


Victor organized a symposium on “Time is ripe for knowledge synthesis: (Re)inventing technologies, outlets, and incentives” with five former Academy of Management presidents, Michael Hitt, Denise Rousseau, Jim Walsh, Susan Jackson, and Duane Ireland (Hyatt Regency Atlanta, August 6, 2017).



Victor was awarded Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Young Professional of the Year 2015 (Educator category). With winners in other categories (from left), Tiffani Teachey, Senator Jeff Jackson, Nepherterra Estrada, Amanda Pickens, Brooke Mize, and Omari Sealy (NASCAR Hall of Fame, Charlotte, April 8, 2015).


Victor with his PhD dissertation committee: from left, Tom Lawrence (PhD program chair), Jing Li (dissertation supervisor), Lulu Zhou (family representative), Rajneesh Narula (external examiner), Daniel M. Shapiro (dissertation senior supervisor), and Steven Globerman (dissertation supervisor) after dissertation defense (Segal Grad School of Business, Feb 27, 2012).


Victor served as the west coast representative of the central coordination office of Asia Pacific Gateway and Coordinator Initiative (APGCI) between 2009 and 2010. Here is him with participants at the 2nd APGCI meeting ft. Hon. Stockwell Day (then APGCI Minister for Canada) and Hon. Li Shenglin (李盛霖) (the Minister of Transport of China) (Sutton Hotel Vancouver, Nov 17, 2010).


Victor was a research fellow at Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APFC) between 2008 and 2009. Here is him after a meeting with David T. Fung (past Chair of National Board of Manufacturers and Exporters Associations of Canada), Victor Gao (高志凯) (former Interpreter for Deng Xiaoping, then retiring SVP of CNOOC), and Kenny Zhang (Research Director at APFC) (APFC boardroom, Feb, 2009).


Emerging Market Global Players (EMGP) partners and friends (Columbia University, March 17, 2017) – Victor served as the global coordinator of this program between 2011 and 2018.


Victor organized a symposium on Global social evolution with Jared Diamond (1998 Pulitzer Prize recipient) and John Cantwell at 2016 Academy of Management Meeting (Anaheim Convention Center, August 9, 2016).


Victor served as on the City of Charlotte Mayor’s China Business Advisory Council. With then-Mayor Jennifer Roberts (Charlotte, June 14, 2016)



Victor with his PhD senior supervisor Danny M. Shapiro (left) and Alain Verbeke (Editor-in-Chief, Journal of International Business Studies) celebrating Danny’s recipient of 2014 Best Educator (Dean) of Academy of International Business (Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, June 23, 2014).


Victor in a roundtable with senior economists at the Department of Industry (IC) and Department of International Trade and Foreign Affairs (DFAIT) of the Government of Canada, on the creation of a digital knowledge platform on transnational corporations (IC boardroom, Ottawa, 2006).


Victor worked with Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment on the launch of TNC-Online platform. From left, with Joseph Stiglitz (Columbia University; 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences), Karl Sauvant (Columbia Law School), Sheng Bin (盛斌) and Yan Bing (严兵) at International Conference on the Rise of TNCs from Emerging Markets (Columbia Law School, New York, Oct 24, 2006).


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