- 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
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.