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Prof. Kevin Zheng Zhou

Prof. Kevin Zheng Zhou

Strategy and International Business



About Prof. Kevin Zheng Zhou


Prof. Kevin Zhou is Chang-Jiang Scholar Chair Professor, Professor of Strategy/International Business at the School of Business, the University of Hong Kong.  Prof. Zhou received a B.E. (with honors) in Automatic Control and an M.S. in Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, and a Ph.D. specializing in Marketing and Strategy from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Prof. Zhou has published numerous papers in prestigious journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Marketing, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Science, and among others. He received the Outstanding Researcher Award of FBE in 2013 and HKU Research Output Award in 2006 and 2011.
Prof. Zhou currently serves as the senior editor of Asia Pacific Journal of Management, editorial board member of Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies and Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, as well as the Panel Member of Business Studies Panel, HK Research Grants Council.  He is also the World’s Top 1% cited scholars based on ISI's Essential Science Indicators (ESI) since 2011.
Prof. Zhou has rich experience in teaching International Business, International Marketing, Business Research, Marketing Management at Virginia Tech, University of Hong Kong, and University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  He has also taught Business Data Analysis for MBA, Marketing Research for IMBA, and Business Research for PKKI Executive Programs at HKU, as well as Marketing Management for EMBA program at UNCC.  He has rich consulting experiences working with companies such as Federal Pharmaceutical, 3M, Riche Monde, and TCH. He received the Outstanding Teacher Awards for IMBA Teaching (2006-2007) at the University of Hong Kong.


Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • PhD Virginia Tech
  • BE, MS Tsinghua

Research Interests

  • Capability and Innovation
  • Trust and Relational Ties in Emerging Economies and China


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