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.
Jiang Hu is the chairman of the Chinese Museum Association Digital Committee, the chief editor of the third edition of the Encyclopedia of China (Informatics Volume), and the second-level technical research librarian. He previously served as deputy director of the Shanghai Museum and director of the Shanghai History Museum. Served as the deputy director of the planning, construction and operation of the Urban Footprint Pavilion and Expo Museum project at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo. Served as the Chinese Executive Committee of the IABA Audiovisual and Digital Special Committee from 2011-2019. He has been appointed Vice Dean of School of Creativity and Art of ShanghaiTech University since from October 2022.
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.
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