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DR. B.C. SUN

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DR. B.C. SUN ! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! China!Advisor ! for Business, Government, Science & Technology !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 181!N!200!E,!Logan,!Utah!84321,!USA!!!!!!Tel:!(435)!787!1303!!!!!!Email:! <adr.b.c.sun@gmail.com !!!! !!! http://bcsun.blogspot.com INTERNATIONAL PROFILE Award-winning economist and former Assistant Professor of Global Business Strategy & corporate VP with 15 years of record-breaking performance in profitability and market entry at Fortune 500 firms and extensive advisory experience at global institutions in America, Greater China, Asia, & Europe . !!!!! Established author with invited public lectures at leading Chinese conglomerates and official entities in China; and at Cambridge, London School of Economics, and Oxford (UK’s top 3 universities). EDUCATION !!!! ! PhD$ in $Transition$Economics , $ London!School!of!Economics!(LSE)!(UK’s!top!2!university),!2005! Earhart Scholar of Society of New Institutional Economics & 2005 International Best Dissertation Competition Honorary Mention for doctoral dissertation on “ Motivation under Uncertainty & Risks”. Winning thesis in Special Collections of the U.K. Senate House Library & U.S. Library of Congress . Executive MBA (Distinction) in Marketing , Pace University, NY, 1985 BA (Cum Laude) in Communications ; minors: Spanish & Japanese , Brigham Young University, 1983 Trained in full-score oriental classics and strategy in native Mandarin , Cantonese, & poetic Hakka . EXPERTISE !!!!! Provision of (i) strategic counsel on Chinese immersion for business and education; (ii) strategic entry to key emerging markets ; and (iii) representation of governments, trade, and business delegations for international expansion and China market penetration in trade agreement negotiation & mediation and in the forging of strategic trust & alliances with private and state-owned enterprises (SOE’s) in technology transfer, joint venture, merger and acquisition, and multi-party global partnerships. STRATEGIC ADVISORY OVERVIEW (1990 - Present) Advisor & Strategic Counsel for industries ranging from energy and natural resources to economics and social venture with the following high-profile projects: (See detailed profile by sector overleaf.) !!!!! Little Bloomsbury Foundation (Strategic alliances and social venture think tank, Utah), since 2007 LDS Welfare Services (Economic self-reliance, Utah), since 2009 ( pro-bono ) Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (China project supervision, Utah), 2008 Shougang ( 首钢 ) , China’s No.1 steel conglomerate (Economic reform strategy, Beijing), 1996 - 2006 i International Labor Organization (ILO) (Job creation in China’s economic reform, London), 2000 Boston Consulting Group (BCG) (Regional capabilities, Asian region & London), 1994 - 1997 China Petroleum & Chemical (SINOPEC) ( 中國石化 ) (Economic reform strategy, Beijing), 1996 i Huntsman Chemical Corporation (First China joint venture), 1993 i Continental Grain Company (China joint ventures in Hong Kong & Beijing), 1993 i Lam Soon Group ( 南顺集团 ) , Asia’s largest packaging goods manufacturer (China joint ventures in i Shanghai, Beijing, and the Pearl River Delta - Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Shekou), 1992 - 1994 i i " id="pdf-obj-0-9" src="pdf-obj-0-9.jpg">

for Business, Government, Science & Technology

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!181!N!200!E,!Logan,!Utah!84321,!USA!!!!!!Tel:!(435)!787!1303!!!!!!Email:!dr.b.c.sun@gmail.com!!!!!!!http://bcsun.blogspot.com

INTERNATIONAL PROFILE

Award-winning economist and former Assistant Professor of Global Business Strategy & corporate VP with 15 years of record-breaking performance in profitability and market entry at Fortune 500 firms and extensive advisory experience at global institutions in America, Greater China, Asia, & Europe.

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Established author with invited public lectures at leading Chinese conglomerates and official entities in China; and at Cambridge, London School of Economics, and Oxford (UK’s top 3 universities).

EDUCATION

!!!!! PhD$in$Transition$Economics,$London!School!of!Economics!(LSE)!(UK’s!top!2!university),!2005! Earhart Scholar of Society of New Institutional Economics & 2005 International Best Dissertation Competition Honorary Mention for doctoral dissertation on “Motivation under Uncertainty & Risks”. Winning thesis in Special Collections of the U.K. Senate House Library & U.S. Library of Congress.

Executive MBA (Distinction) in Marketing, Pace University, NY, 1985 BA (Cum Laude) in Communications; minors: Spanish & Japanese, Brigham Young University, 1983 Trained in full-score oriental classics and strategy in native Mandarin, Cantonese, & poetic Hakka.

EXPERTISE

!!!!! Provision of (i) strategic counsel on Chinese immersion for business and education; (ii) strategic entry to key emerging markets; and (iii) representation of governments, trade, and business delegations for international expansion and China market penetration in trade agreement negotiation & mediation

and in the forging of strategic trust & alliances with private and state-owned enterprises (SOE’s) in technology transfer, joint venture, merger and acquisition, and multi-party global partnerships.

STRATEGIC ADVISORY OVERVIEW (1990 - Present)

Advisor & Strategic Counsel for industries ranging from energy and natural resources to economics and social venture with the following high-profile projects: (See detailed profile by sector overleaf.)

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Little Bloomsbury Foundation (Strategic alliances and social venture think tank, Utah), since 2007 LDS Welfare Services (Economic self-reliance, Utah), since 2009 (pro-bono) Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (China project supervision, Utah), 2008 Shougang (首钢 ) , China’s No.1 steel conglomerate (Economic reform strategy, Beijing), 1996 - 2006

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International Labor Organization (ILO) (Job creation in China’s economic reform, London), 2000 Boston Consulting Group (BCG) (Regional capabilities, Asian region & London), 1994 - 1997 China Petroleum & Chemical (SINOPEC) (中國石化) (Economic reform strategy, Beijing), 1996

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Huntsman Chemical Corporation (First China joint venture), 1993

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Continental Grain Company (China joint ventures in Hong Kong & Beijing), 1993

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Lam Soon Group (南顺集团), Asia’s largest packaging goods manufacturer (China joint ventures in

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Shanghai, Beijing, and the Pearl River Delta - Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Shekou), 1992 - 1994

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Dr. B.C. Sun, p.2

ADVISORY PROFILES BY SECTOR

ADVISORY IN BUSINESS

Regional Consultant to Board of 8 Country Heads in Asia Regional Office in 1994 - 1997 of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) the world’s leading strategy consulting firm and originator of BCG Growth-Share Matrix & Product Life Cycle. Accomplishments include establishment of regional marketing and publishing capabilities & strategies, best-practice development, and other competitive resources for BCG’s Fortune 500 clientele in Greater China Region (Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, and PRC China), India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, with secondment in London. Non-disclosure of client list applies. Industries served are listed follows:

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Automotive, banking & finance, consumer goods, entertainment & media, healthcare,$oil$&$ $$$$$$$$gas,$pharmaceuticals,$retail,$telecommunications$&$high$technology,$and$travel$&$tourism.$

ADVISORY IN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Advisor of Technology Marketing & Transfer in 1991 - 1993 to Sir Charles K. Kao (高锟), Father of Fiber Optics & Nobel Laureate in Physics during his Presidency at Chinese University of Hong Kong. Achievements include (i) honorary appointment as Conference Secretary of International University Presidents’ Technology Transfer Conference; (ii) organization of Technology Road Map symposium; (iii) development of donations management system; (iiv) reviews of key scientific funding proposals; (iv) project development for consultancy consortium of 7 universities and successful negotiation of development contracts for Technology Transfer Office & Asia Pacific Institute of Business with:

Dupont China, The World Bank, Kowloon-Canton Railway (九广铁路), Sun Hung Kai Co. Ltd (新鴻基), and V-Tech, the world’s leading supplier of telephones & electronic learning products.

  • v Served as Technology Transfer Advisor to Huntsman Chemical Corporation. Achievements

  • v include facilitation of feasibility study and successful set-up in 1993 of Huntsman’s first China joint

  • v venture with Continental Grain and China Petroleum & Chemicals Corporation (SINOPEC).

ADVISORY IN GOVERNMENT

  • (A) State Government (U.S.): China Advisor to 6-member consulting team in 2008 on development

of Practical Guide to Doing Business in China for Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development.

Topics ranged from feasibility study to financing to regulations to intellectual property protection.

((B) State Government (China): Economic Reform Advisor to executive training units in 1990 - 2006 (中央组织部全国组织干部培训中心北京市委党校) for Central and District of Beijing senior officials & state-owned enterprise (SOE) leaders involving 8 excursions to Beijing and 4 overseas delegations in 1990 -2006 on economic reform training for over 100 of China’s 1st generation of “scientific managers”.

  • (C) Central Government (China): Executive Committee Member of 4 different advisory delegations

in 1990 - 1995 on Higher Education and Technology Transfer for Poverty Relief (科技扶贫工程). Accomplishments include training of senior officials, scientists, scholars, and industrialists on best practices in education, management, science & technology with support of Ministry of Education (教育部), Ministry of Science & Technology (科学技术部), and Academy of Sciences (中国科学院).

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(D) World Bank Advisor on development of medium-to-small-size Chinese cities in 1991 - 1993.

Dr. B.C. Sun, p.3

CORPORATE & ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

CORPORATE APPOINTMENTS IN BANKING & FINANCE

Launched career in 1984 on Wall Street, New York as management associate at Stifel Nicolaus with international trading exposure while attending Executive MBA. Milestones after relocating to Asia include promotions with two major banking groups at Citicorp-Citibank in 1985 - 1994, separated by tenure at the largest off-shore profit center of American Express International in 1986 - 1990 and several high-profile advisory engagements (see p.2).

CITICORP-CITIBANK, ASIA

Vice President - Marketing, Global Consumer Banking Group, promoted from Senior Manager - Global Consumer Banking Group, and Management Associate, Institutional Banking Group.

Achievements include (1) ahead-of-schedule delivery of over $850 million business with annual growth of 30%; (2) management of 3 major product lines & related personnel; and (3) preparation of productivity and risks analyses for Global Finance Group & Citicorp Int’l Trading Corporation.

AMERICAN EXPRESS INTERNATIONAL, ASIA

Industry Manager - Hotels & Airlines, promoted from Key Accounts Manager, Hotels & Airlines.

Achievements include (1) delivery of annual charge volume of over $250 million with annual growth of 30% for Asia regional operations center; (2) contract negotiations of financial, marketing, and operations agreements; (3) overseeing of card acceptance, authorization, fraud control, payment, and data processing; and (4) development of Regional Key Account Management System.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS IN GLOBAL BUSINESS & STRATEGY

Assistant Professor of Global Business Strategy, Utah State University, 2006 - 2009. Achievements include (1) creation of Global Strategy Boot Camp TM with the U.S. Army & U.S. Air Force based on the Chinese view, “Business World is a Battlefield ”(商场如战场); (2) competitive New Faculty Research Grant & publication; and (3) active roles on policy committees on leadership & faculty development.

Visiting Professor, Renmin University, Beijing, China, 1997 - 2006. Contributions include best practice lectures and curricula integration strategy of Chinese classics and Western management.

Basil Blackwell Fellow, London School of Economics (LSE), 2001 - 2003. Achievements include (1) case study release & publications; (2) LSE public lecture; and (3) record teaching ratings: 4.6/5.0.

PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA INFLUENCE (1985 - present)

Sole and lead discussant in interviews with Utah Public Radio (UPR), Cache Valley Radio Group, and the print media on (i) global business strategy and (ii) economic transformation strategies through humanities and the arts.

Sole authorship of one entrepreneurial title published in 1992 by the Hong Kong Government, one

book chapter by Macmillan (U.K.) in 2000 on the Changing Chinese Economy, one book chapter by Edward Edgar (U.S.) in 2011 on Global Diversity and Unity, and over 10 articles on international business ranging from banking and finance to science and technology to foreign investment.