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China India Institute was co-founded by Professor Dr. Anil K. Gupta and Ms. Haiyan Wang in early 2007 in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.A.. Born in India and China respectively, they joined their passion and over 60 years of research, consulting, and global business management experiences to establish this organization.haiyanwang

Haiyan Wang is Managing Partner of the China India Institute. She has also been an Adjunct Professor of Strategy at INSEAD.

Haiyan has been listed by Thinkers50 in “On the Guru Radar” and short listed for the “2013 Global Solutions Award” and “2011 Global Village Award.” She has also been included in the list of “New Guru” by The Economic Times.

Haiyan co-writes a regular column for Bloomberg Businessweek and blogs for Harvard Business Review. She is the co-author of three highly acclaimed books: The Silk Road Rediscovered, Getting China and India Right (which received the 2009 Axiom Book Awards’ Silver Prize as one of the world’s two best books on globalization/international business), The Quest for Global Dominance (2nd Edition), and The Silk Road Rediscovered.

Haiyan has served as Contributing Editor for the Chief Executive magazine. Her opinion pieces have appeared in top international media such as The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, Financial Times, Wired, The Economic Times, China Daily, The Times of India, South China Morning Post, as well as other outlets. She has also been frequently interviewed by CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, Fox Business, India Today, CCTV, CNN, Shanghai Daily, INSEAD Knowledge, and other prominent business media.

A native of China, Haiyan speaks at major conferences such as the Summer Davos, TEDx, Economist, CNN Expansión, Brookings Institution, Asia Society events as well as corporate forums in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Some of her speaking clients include Accenture, BAE Systems, Bombardier, CIGMA, Dell, TOTAL, KWM, Remax, Hershey, JLL, Parker Hannifin, KPMG, PwC, EY, Fairmont Raffles Hotels, Phillips Healthcare, Russell Investments, Anglo American, RHB Bank, Wesfarmers as well as universities and many industry associations.

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founders_anil1Dr. Anil K. Gupta is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on strategy, globalization and emerging markets. He is named twice by Thinkers50 as one of the world’s “most influential living management thinkers.” Economist magazine named him as one of the world’s “rising superstars” in a 2010 cover story on “Innovation in Emerging Economies.” He is one of only 3 professors in the world to have been elected by his academic peers as a Lifetime Fellow of all three of the most prestigious bodies in the field – Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, and Academy of International Business, with a combined membership of over 25,000 scholars worldwide.

Anil’s other honors include the 2010 “Best Professor in Strategic Management” award from CMO Asia, recognition by BusinessWeek as an Outstanding Faculty in its Guide to the Best B-Schools, induction into the Academy of Management Journals’ Hall of Fame, and listing by Management International Review as a “North American Superstar” for research in strategy and organization. He is also a regular participant at the World Economic Forum summits including the annual meeting in Davos and the regional meetings in China, India, and the Middle East. He is also a member of the Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Emerging Multinationals.

Anil’s newest book – Global Strategies for Emerging Asia – was published by Wiley in July 2012. His earlier book – Getting China and India Right (Wiley, 2009) coauthored with Haiyan Wang – received the 2009 Axiom Book Awards’ Silver Prize as one of the world’s two best books on globalization/international business and was a finalist for the Asia Society’s Annual Bernard Schwartz Book Award. Anil is also the author, coauthor, or coeditor of The Quest for Global Dominance (Wiley, 2008), Smart Globalization (Wiley, 2003), and Global Strategy and Organization (Wiley, 2003) as well as over 70 papers in leading academic journals.Anil serves as a columnist for Bloomberg BusinessWeek, as a Contributing Editor for Chief Executive magazine, and as a contributor to HBR.org. His opinion pieces have also been published in The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Chief Executive Magazine, Daily Telegraph, China Daily, Economic Times, and other outlets. He has been interviewed by Harvard Business Review, Economist, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, USA Today, BusinessWeek, Forbes, BBC, CNBC, Bloomberg TV, Reuters TV, New Delhi TV, CCTV China as well as other top-tier global media.Anil serves regularly as a keynote speaker at major conferences and corporate forums in the United States, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa – including the World Economic Forum, Economist conferences, the BusinessWeek CEO Forum, Chief Executive magazine’s CEO2CEO Summits, and the Yale CEO Summit. He has also served as a consultant, keynote speaker and/or executive education faculty with some of the largest corporations in the world including GE, Wal-Mart, IBM, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, H-P, SAP, Microsoft, Schneider Electric, TOTAL, PPG Industries, MTN Group (South Africa), Accenture, Astra Zeneca, Marriott, First Data, Jacobs, Monsanto, ABB, Lockheed Martin, McGraw-Hill, Indian Oil, Steel Authority of India, Huawei Technologies (China), TeliaSonera, Metso, UPM-Kymmene, Finnair, Cemex, and Penoles.

Anil is an elected member of the board of directors of Origene Technologies (a gene cloning company). He has earlier served on the boards of directors of Omega Worldwide (NASDAQ), Vitalink Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE), NeoMagic Corporation (NASDAQ), and TiE-DC, the premier organization of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic region. He also serves on the advisory boards of Asia Silicon Valley Connection and India Globalization Capital. He has also served as an advisor to the US-India Business Council.

Anil is the Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the Smith School of Business, The University of Maryland and a Visiting Professor of Strategy at INSEAD where he served as the INSEAD Chair’s Professor of Strategy until December 2010. Anil also serves as chief advisor to The China India Institute, a Washington DC-based research and consulting organization. He has earlier served as a visiting professor at Stanford University and Dartmouth College. He received a doctorate from the Harvard Business School, an M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management at Ahmedabad, and a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur.

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