Beyond Goldman Sachs is a series of conversations with Senior Executive in Residence Elizabeth Nien Tze Chen. Once each semester, Elizabeth Chen invites a prominent member of the business community to discuss life, interests, opportunities, and responsibilities beyond the corporate world. How must undergraduate students perceive learning beyond the requirements of the core curriculum? What are the ways in which the pursuit of a business degree be combined with the opportunities to take courses in the humanities and the social sciences? What is the best combination for a successful and purposeful life that students could consider at crucial stages of their academic life? These are some of the probing questions Elizabeth Chen will discuss with her special guest.
On April 2, Elizabeth Chen will be in conversation with Jian Shuo Wang, founder and CEO of Baixing.com, a leading online classified ads platform in China. Founded in 2005, the company is headquartered in Shanghai, China.Jian Shuo Wang is the founder and chief executive officer of Baixing.com. He previously worked for eBay, as head of eBay China’s classified businesses, Kijiji. Prior to that, Jian Shuo worked for Microsoft between 1999 to 2005. Jian Shuo was one of the earliest, longest lasting, and most famous bloggers in China. He used to blog daily in English from 2002 to 2012 on wangjianshuo.com. He is a Fellow of the Young Leader’s Forum of the National Committee of the US-China Relationships, and was named one of the nine Young Chinese Entrepreneurs to Watch by Forbes. He is also a member of LinkedIn’s Influencer Program. Jian Shuo attended Shanghai Jiaotong University, majoring in Automation. He lives in Shanghai with his wife and their son. Jian Shuo is a Fellow of the second class of the China Fellowship Program and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.
This event is co-sponsored by Center for Global Asia with an introduction by Tansen Sen, Director of the Center for Global Asia, Professor of History, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Professor, NYU.
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- Entrance only through the South Lobby (1555 Century Avenue)
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Metro: Century Avenue Station, Metro Lines 2/4/6/9 Exit 6 in location B
Bus: Century Avenue at Pudian Road, Bus Lines 169/987