Tomas Casas i Klett

Director, China Competence Center, University of St. Gallen

BSc, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA; MSc, Fudan University, China; PhD in Economics, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Entrepreneur in China's trenches for 15 years. Currently, business angel based in Shanghai, China. Faculty, University of St. Gallen; Director of its China Competence Center (CCC); Director, Competence Center of Top Teams (CCTT). Visiting Professor, institutions worldwide including the University of Toronto, Shanghai's Jiaotong University or the SKOLKOVO Moscow School of Management; Member, Academic Council, SKOLKOVO Moscow School of Management. Research interests: entrepreneurship, top performance teams, behavioural economics, venture capital, cross-cultural management and Asia innovation models. Has developed a variety of high-impact courses whose pedagogical approach revolves around creating value for the participants.