The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) launched with a starting capital of $100 billion. After his MBA from Tsinghua University, Henry Bell became the bank’s first non-Chinese recruit
Find out how Sophia Sun became a senior manager and consultant in consumer goods at Capgemini thanks to her Tsinghua-HEC Paris dual MBA degree
From Benchmark to Sequoia Capital, find out how to get venture capital jobs after your MBA, why China is the go-to country for careers in VCs, and what it’s like working for the world’s top VC firms
At China’s Tsinghua University, MBA students can choose to spend their second year completing an MSc in Management Studies at MIT Sloan, getting a dual degree and the best of US-China business
Jason Lau is the cofounder and CEO of fashion tech startup Kalo. He says a dual MBA degree from Tsinghua University and Columbia helped him become a technology entrepreneur
Frank Fan landed a place on Microsoft’s MBA leadership program after his MBA at Tsinghua, before taking a risk and switching into a career in fintech at Huobi in China
Constance Zhu got hired by McKinsey after business school and is now vice president at financial services company State Street. She says her MBA changed her career for the better
Chen Zhou joined top fintech firm JD Digits after completing the Tsinghua Global MBA, offered in collaboration with MIT Sloan. Now, he’s masterminding the launch of a new digital wallet app
Owen Geng is part of Sanofi Pasteur's China Elite Program. He says his dual MBA degree at Tsinghua University and HEC Paris prepared him to make a bigger impact in healthcare
Terence Lam didn’t predict coronavirus, but he knew change was coming. He started working in venture capital post-MBA. Now, he’s building his own investment fund designed to ride out financial crises
Stuck in Wuhan during the COVID-19 lockdown, Yutong Gu says his MBA helped him transition from engineering to a job at one of China’s biggest venture capital companies
Shawn Qing Xiao grew unsatisfied selling wind turbines. He pursued an MBA to make a career switch and landed jobs at McKinsey and Chinese tech giant Tencent after graduation
Laya Liu didn’t have much of a business background before her MBA at Tsinghua. She explains how she was able to switch careers from journalism to tech and land top jobs at Microsoft and Baidu
Saman Farid is the US head of Baidu Ventures, the AI-focused venture capital firm of Chinese technology giant Baidu. He says he couldn’t have got the job without an MBA
Tony Hu used his MBA to reconnect with China after a decade in the UK. After it, he embarked on a new career at Artificial Intelligence unicorn Yitu
JD.com is China's largest retailer and one of the biggest internet companies in the world. Despite coronavirus, Tsinghua MBA Alex Rudnicki is supporting the Chinese tech firm’s global expansion
Carly Xi Wang landed a finance manager job at Amazon in China after her MBA. She explains what Amazon looks for in its MBA hires
Napol Kamthornkittikul enrolled on the Tsinghua-MIT Global MBA-MIT Sloan MSMS dual degree to develop his understanding of business and finance, and swapped investment banking for private equity
Bruno Chan founded fintech company CrediGO to help his home country of Brazil become more financially savvy—he says he couldn’t have done it without his MBA from Tsinghua University
Victor Tseng has worked for some of China’s top technology companies, like Baidu and Ctrip. It was his MBA that got him into the industry at the right time
With an MBA under his belt, Leon Liu landed a job at ByteDance, the $75 billion unicorn which owns popular short-form video platform TikTok
Kevin Leung started his career in chemical engineering, but switched roles after an MBA from Tsinghua University in Beijing. He now works for Halma, a company producing life-saving technology
Entrepreneur Danny Parrott took his social enterprise Gotoco to the next level after an MBA from Tsinghua University and MIT Sloan
Amy Ly aced her Round 3 MBA application to Tsinghua University and landed a full scholarship. She says her China knowledge gives her a competitive advantage wherever she works
Theodora Lai is an MBA graduate and director at Asia-focused private equity firm Tembusu Partners. She shares her top tips on how to secure the best private equity jobs and how an MBA can help
James Tan founded Quest Ventures, a multimillion dollar venture capital firm focused on tech startups in Asia. He says his MBA helped him break into the Chinese market
Christina Chong’s family aviation business was founded when China first opened up to the West. 40 years on, she says there are more and more aviation management jobs out there for MBA
There’s plenty of jobs for MBA graduates in consulting. Paolo Scroccu, who landed a management consulting job at Volkswagen after his MBA, explains why
American Michael Rosenthal quit his real estate job for an MBA in China. He chose Tsinghua University, known as the Harvard of China, to transform his career
Dan Cowen is working for the British Foreign Office to strengthen relations with China and make a difference
With an MBA, Gerard van Swieten was able to switch from law to business and land private equity jobs in China. He also got married. He says he wouldn’t be where he is today without his MBA
Anna Lee always planned to do her MBA and build a career in the US. But when she got a job in venture capital in China, she decided to stay
What are the best universities in China? Ask Patrick Schuler, who used his MBA at Tsinghua University to change industry, function, and location. Now, he recommends stand-out candidates to the school
When her parent’s business was hit by the loss of a government contract, Anne Victor used her MBA to help save it. Now she’s researching how blockchain technology can help save her native Haiti too
Max is the youngest brother of UK prime minister Boris Johnson. But he has his own story to tell; a journey from an MBA, to Goldman Sachs, and a role at the center of UK-China business
It’s hard finding a taxi in Beijing’s Central Business District after midnight. Jeremy Tai often worked 16-hour days for a Magic Circle law firm in China. He focused on IPOs (Initial Public Offerings), helping Hong Kong-based private companies go public.
Wilson (center) used his MBA experience to discover his passion for venture capital “I like uncertainty. I like change. That’s why I can’t stay and do
Julien Isaacs wanted to stay at the forefront of US-China business. He chose a dual degree; a master’s from MIT Sloan and an MBA from one of China’s leading b-schools.
Julien Isaacs is a 2019 graduate of the Tsinghua MBA-MIT Master of Science in Management studies Dual Degree Program, spending one year in Beijing and Boston, respectively.
When Alvaro Montoya’s mother passed away, he knew he needed to follow his career dreams. He quit his job with one goal in mind: to become an entrepreneur
Tsinghua MBA: Pathway to Optimized Career Transition: In the summer of 1995, after graduating from the Mechanical Engineering Department of the University of Science and Technology Beijing, Sun Wenhai began his work at China Metallurgical Equipment Corp. and was assigned to Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, with primary responsibility for facilitating imports of technology and equipment.
From 1993 to 1998, TONG Zhilei pursued undergraduate study in the Department of Automotive Engineering at Tsinghua University, where he ultimately obtained bachelor's degrees in engineering, management and law.
It’s great to see so many familiar faces here this morning … and it’s a bit crazy for me to think about the fact that four weeks ago today, I hadn’t met anyone in this room. It’s amazing how much can change in less than a month. Right?
In 2001, YANG Cheng quit his job at the Sports Market Management Section of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Sports, and decided to pursue a long-expected IMBA degree at Tsinghua SEM.
NAN Ning, often addressed as NAN Xiaoning, comes from Inner Mongolia. Different from what I expected to be a stalwart Mongolian man, he has big eyes, bushy brows, and long lashes—good looks that can win the heart of numerous young ladies.
Low Ming Hwee’s time in the headquarters of the Ministry of Education of Singapore was something that provided him with immense opportunities one could not directly associate with education.
Since the Beijing Summer Olympics in 2008, the number of foreigners heading to China to complete their MBA program has drastically surged.
Andrew Chin began his first foray into the education scene as a former Assistant Head of the World Class University Program at the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB).
Upon graduating from University of Birmingham, Melvin Tay joined PricewaterhouseCoopers’ London Office where he provided advisory and restructuring services to large corporations in financial distress.
“What are my strengths and weaknesses?” “What do I derive satisfaction from?” “Which aspects am I determined to build up?” These are questions that Kelly would often ask herself whenever she was faced with choices, new paths to take, or ways to spend her time, be it in her professional or personal life.
Policymakers back in Singapore do not question the rise of China even if they are not sure of the exact timing. Even though we are a small island, we are now the largest foreign investor in China after Japan pulled out of some investments following the Anti-Japanese protests.