Adjunct Professor
Roger KING
Adjunct Professor Senior Advisor and Founding Director, Roger King Center for Asian Family Business and Family Office, HKUST Senior Advisor and Founding Director, Thompson Center for Business Case Studies, HKUST
Roger KING

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD in Finance, HKUST
  • MSEE, New York University
  • BSEE, University of Michigan
  • AMP, Harvard Business School

Research and Teaching Interests

Family Business, Family Office, Entrepreneurship, Corporate and Family Governance

Industry Experience

Professor King was a former US Naval Officer; member of Technical Staff of Bell Telephone Laboratories (USA). He served at various leading positions: Non-Executive Director of Orient Overseas (International) Limited and Chief Operating Officer of Orient Overseas (Holdings) Limited, listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (SEHK); Chairman and Founder of ODS System-Pro Computers Limited; Chairman of Euro-Asia Shipyard Limited; Chairman of Pacific Coffee Limited; President and Chief Executive Officer of Sa Sa International Holdings Limited, listed on SEHK; Independent Non-Executive Director of Sincere Watch (Hong Kong) Limited, listed on SEHK; Board Director of Arrow Electronics Corporation, listed on the New York Stock Exchange; Supervisory Board member of TNT Express, listed on Amsterdam Exchange; President of Harvard Business School Association of Hong Kong; Chairman of the Association of Honorary Consuls in Hong Kong and Macau; Honorary Consul for the Republic of Latvia in HKSAR; Standing Committee Member of the Zhejiang Province People’s Political Consultative Conference; and Council member of The Hong Kong Baptist University and HKUST.

Professor King is currently Honorary Court Member of HKUST; member of the Board of Governors of Tel Aviv University (TAU); member of the International Advisory Board of Coller School of Management at TAU; member of the Academic Council of Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO; Chairman of the Case Center Committee, Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools; member of the Advisory Council of the Israel-Asia Center; member of International Advisory Council of NYC Family Enterprise Center; member of the Ernst & Young Family Business Advisory Council; and member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Family Business Strategy.

Awards and Honors

Professor King is the 2011 recipient of the HKUST Honorary Fellowship and a member of Eta Kappa Nu and Beta Gamma Sigma, the honorary societies for electric engineers and business scholars respectively.