Prof David Pan

Executive Dean and Professor, Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University

David Qingzhong Pan is Executive Dean and Professor of Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University. He oversees the program’s daily operations and is responsible for teaching and organizing innovative courses to encourage active engagement between students and industry leaders. As a serial entrepreneur, David used to work in the IT industry as an Engineer, Director of R&D, CEO and Chairman, and was granted various awards for technological innovation. Returning to academia in 2004, David taught courses and conducted research in managerial economics, corporate governance, business development, and economic history at Tsinghua University. He also served as Director of the Development Office of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management (SEM), where he was in charge of activities of the School’s Advisory Board. David received his BE in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, ME in Economics and PhD in Finance from Tsinghua University, and his MS in Engineering Economic Systems at Stanford University. David is appointed as a “Jingshi” distinguished professor.