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Sam Crane is Chair of the Political Science Department at Williams College, where he teachers Chinese Politics and Ancient Chinese Philosophy. He completed his Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and taught at Georgetown University and The Hopkins-
Barry Naughton is the So Kwanlok Chair of Chinese International Affairs at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California, San Diego. Naughton is an authority on the Chinese economy, with an emphasis on issues
Jonathan Woetzel is a Director with McKinsey & Company based in Shanghai. Dr. Woetzel currently leads McKinsey’s Cities Special Initiative globally, convening our work with urban authorities in over 40 geographies worldwide. In his 27 years with the Firm, 26 of
Kerry Brown is Executive Director of the China Studies Centre, and Professor of Chinese Politics at the University of Sydney. He leads the Europe China Research and Advice Network (ECRAN), funded by the European Commission, and is an Associate Fellow
John Kline is Professor of International Business Diplomacy at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service. His teaching focuses on international business-government relations, international investment strategies and negotiations, and international business ethics. Kline is the author of the textbook, Ethics