He has focused on innovation & entrepreneurship, cross cultural management and global R&D in, to and from China for over a decade. Findings of his research are published in international academic journals such as European Management Journal, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Telecommunications Policy, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, newspapers like The Financial Times, South China Morning Post, Nikkei Asian Review, and China Daily. He published a case series on Alibaba and recently published his book “Business ecosystems in China: Alibaba and competing Baidu, Tencent, Xiaomi and LeEco” (Routledge, 2017). His second book “China’s hidden innovators: From Alibaba to Zongmu” is forthcoming in 2018.
He has been collaborating closely with hundreds of Chinese and foreign ventures and advising Fortune 500 MNCs in China and in Europe about their innovation strategy and intrapreneurship since 2004. He has successfully developed and delivered workshops and curricula on innovation and entrepreneurship for MNCs like Honeywell, Schneider Electric, Phillip, DSM, Bosch, and international business schools like CEIBS, RSM and ESMT.