Leadership Leadership

  • Ruigang Li

    Dean


    The Founding Chairman and CEO of CMC Holdings Limited and CMC Capital Partners, China’s most prestigious investment and operation platforms with an extensive portfolio of industry champions in media/entertainment, technology and consumer products across the entire spectrum of content, platform, technology and service. Li is a Non-Executive Director of marketing and communication group WPP, and a board director of artist agency CAA. He is also a member on the Board of Directors of Special Olympics. Li was Chairman and CEO of Shanghai Media Group, and Deputy Secretary General and Chief of Staff of Shanghai Municipal Government. Li has MA and BA degrees of journalism from Fudan University, and was a visiting scholar at Columbia University. He joined ShanghaiTech in October in 2017 as Dean of School of Creativity and Art.

  • Shouzhi Wang

    Vice Dean


    One of the most important founders of modern design and the education of modern design in China. Since 1980s, he has been extensively engaged in teaching, textbook-writing, academic research, advocacy for the reform of education systems, planning and organization of large-scale events and activities, education of graduate programs and international exchange activities. He was a tenured professor at ArtCenter College of Design and the former Dean of Cheung Kong School of Art & Design, Shantou University. As an internationally renowned designer and design historian, he has participated in the planning and design of hundreds of prominent projects and authored publications of more than ten million words. He has been appointed Vice Dean of School of Creativity and Art of ShanghaiTech University since September 2019.