Xu Tao is a PhD in business management, and currently he’s associate professor in the College of Innovation and Entrepreneurship of Tongji University, China. He also serves as deputy director of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research Center of Tongji University, deputy secretary general of Chinese HEIs’ Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Steering Committee of the Ministry of education, deputy director of youth working committee of China Creative Society, researcher of Shanghai Industrial Innovation Ecosystem Research Center. Besides, he’s paid frequent academic visits to some globally prestigious universities and worked as visiting scholar to the School of Education, Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship of FSU respectively.
Academically, he’s been granted five national research projects, published more than 30 academic papers and authored five innovation and entrepreneurship related books. He teaches courses like Innovation and Entrepreneurship Management, Global Leadership and Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, among others.