Elite Intellectual Leader George Zhibin Gu: powerful insights and analysis on Chinese politics, economy, and business vs global markets and financial crisis
George Zhibin Gu, a native of Xian in central China, is a journalist, author, and business consultant based in Guangdong, China. He obtained his education at Nanjing University in China and Vanderbilt University and the University of Michigan in the United States. He holds two MS degrees (1983-4) and a PhD (1987) from the University of Michigan.
His professional work consists of several parts, which covers business, professional, and intellectual issues. From the Business end, George is highly experienced in business strategies. He has more than two decades of experience focusing on doing business in China.
Besides being a business strategist, George also was involved in the stock market, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, joint ventures, business expansion and restructuring with a focus on China.
Because of his diverse experience; having worked for key global multinationals and banks such as Prudential Securities, Lazard, and State Street Bank, George have also utilized his experience to train hundreds of business leaders through ventures with leading business schools and universities.
Other than the business side, George is an accomplished commentator/columnist, who has published widely on more than 35 topics such as China’s current political and business affairs, stock markets, globalization, international relations, investment, business and management, and geo-politics and geo-economics.
He has written dozens of research papers and interviews, which have appeared in newspapers and magazines globally, including Asia Times, Beijing Review, The Seoul Times, Financial Sense, Gurus Online, Money Week, World Association of International Studies, Executive Digest, Asia Venture Capital Journal, Online Opinion, and Sinomania. George’s Books and research publications are widely used in universities, research centers and institutions around globe.
George is also an informal advisor to numerous media outlets such as Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Dow Jones, Business Week, Le Monde, Time Magazine, Expresso Weekly, Brazil Globe, and Euromoney.
1. China’s Global Reach: Markets, Multinationals, and Globalization, with an afterword by Andre Gunder Frank (revised edition, Fultus, 2006).
2. China and the New World Order: How Entrepreneurship, Globalization, and Borderless Business Are Reshaping China and the World, foreword by William Ratliff (Fultus, 2006).
3. Made in China: National and Business Players and Challengers in the 21st Century (English edition forthcoming; Portuguese edition, Centro Atlantico, 2005).
4. China Beyond Deng: Reform in PRC (McFarland, 1991).