JITRI Appoints Chen Xiangli, Fellow of the National Academy of Engineering, as a Strategic Consultant

On April 18, 2018, Director Liu Qing granted the strategic consultant letter of appointment to Chen Xiangli, Fellow of the National Academy of Engineering, who will assist JITRI in the introduction of industry-leading projects and talents and provide JITRI with technology, business and product strategy recommendations. At the appointment ceremony, Fellow Chen Xiangli said that he was touched by the great ambition of JITRI to make efforts to realize the R&D industry dream as well as the practical working style and high spirits of the working teams at JITRI headquarters, and that he would actively assist JITRI in the introduction of high-end international innovation resources.

In order to actively reach to international high-end talents and introduce top international innovation resources, JITRI has explored the model of engaging world-class experts to serve as JITRI’s strategy consultants, lead the cooperation of global high-level talents and original technologies with JITRI, and provide guidance in JITRI’s long-term planning and development strategy. JITRI has engaged Guo Kezun, former Global Vice President and President in Greater China of AMD, David Wang, Senior Vice President, RTG R&D of US AMD, Penny Low, former Parliament Member of Singapore, and many other experts who have strong influence, resource integration capacity and rich experience in R&D and industrialization in the field of scientific research to serve as strategic consultants to JITRI, and they have recommended a number of projects featured by technical foresight and market prospects for JITRI.

Profile of Chen Xiangli: current Senior Consultant of McKinsey and former Global Vice President of GE and former President of GM China Technology Center. He graduated from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1985 and received a Ph.D. from Illinois State University. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering to become a fellow in 2017. Chen Xiangli has been serving as the President of GE China Technology Center since August 2007, leading a cross-business team engaged in research, new product development and engineering services. The center is one of GE’s five global R&D centers and covers a wide range of industries and technologies, including energy, water, oil and gas, medical, transportation, aviation, lighting and industrial solutions.

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