Michigan Ross’ China Initiatives faculty and staff are deeply engaged in creating and strengthening partnerships that expand opportunities for students, promote research collaboration, and strengthen alumni networks.
Xun (Brian) Wu is an Associate Professor of Strategy (with tenure) at Michigan Ross. As founding Faculty Director of China Initiatives at Ross, he helped establish the Shanghai cohort for the Master of Management Program and created an executive education program for China Development Bank. Wu’s vast experience living and working around the world informs his influential teaching and research initiatives and fuels his interest in strengthening international partnerships.
Wu received his BS from Tsinghua University in China, an MSc from National University of Singapore, and a PhD from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania prior to joining the Ross School of Business in 2007.
Lysa is the Global Initiatives Program Coordinator, providing leadership and broad support for Ross China Initiatives, CK Prahalad Initiatives and India Initiatives at Michigan Ross. Lysa is originally from Atlanta, GA but recently moved back to the US after working and studying in Beijing for the past eight years. She is passionate about higher education and has years of experience working with global MBA students and managing international programs at the Business School (RMBS), Renmin University of China. Lysa received her MBA from Renmin University of China and a BA in Biology from Emory University.