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Civil Engineering Manager

Chino Hills, CA
April 18, 2020

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TAO MING WANG, Ph.D. 760-***-****

Core Competencies

Corporate operations

Company management

Corporate strategy

Portfolio evaluation

Stakeholder & relationship


Business development

Brand building

Cloud services platform

Intellectual property management

International expansion

M&A execution

R&D and Sales development

Incubation services


Business intelligence

Disruptive innovation

Incubation systems

Executive Experience Highlights

2017 – 2020 CIPRUN GROUP Beijing, China

Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer (12/2017 – 01/2020) CEO Consulting Coach (02/2017 – 11/2017)

Responsible for international business development through creation and operation of CIPRUN GLOBAL, USA – Developed 3 key accounts and obtained over 10 international patent prosecution and monetization contracts ($0.5M) within year one

Recognized as principal investigator for establishing the Jiangsu-Harvard Center for Research and Industrial Innovation of the Elderly Social Science and Technology

Established partnerships with international universities and global venture investment groups to establish a "Smart Bank” platform ecosystem to promote application of IP blockchain and digital currency – Successfully completed $7M of fundraising in 6 months 2017 – 2017 China XinDa Group Co., Ltd. Beijing, China Managing Director and CMO (04/2017 – 11/2017)

Senior Vice President, CSO and CTO (02/2017 – 04/2017)

Operated strategic Customer Sales Center and Global Sales Center

Set up Group Innovation Investment Platform to expand business portfolio 2015 – 2017 Beijing HYDATA Technology co., LTD. Beijing, China Consulting Partner

Assisted the development of the company's strategic objectives and direction

Supported development of the new business portfolio 2015 – 2016 Hanergy Holding Group Beijing, China Vice President of Hanergy Holding Group

Led corporate strategy reformation and new business portfolio incubation CEO of Product Incubation Center

Responsible for the construction of Hanergy product incubation center to meet corporate reformation objectives

Developed strategy orientation and operational mechanisms to expand B2C business CEO of Hanergy Solar Innovation technology (Beijing) co., LTD

Responsible for Hanergy Solar Products development and business P&L 2008 – 2015 Haier Group Qingdao, China

2014 – 2015 Managing Partner/GM, Haier Group “OPEN MAKER INCUBATION PLATFORM (OMIP)”

Built and operated corporate incubation system and mechanism to spin off the new business portfolio from technology to business in business units

Built and managed integration platform of 7 corporate functional teams with VC based incubation center for corporate reformation responsibility

An innovative strategy and technology executive with a successful track record of developing and executing global strategy roadmapping and operational support in various global Fortune 500 corporations, with expertise in the Asia Pacific market A value-driven and visionary leader who has consistently led cross functional teams through concept-to-execution to create transformational change

A strong strategic thinker and doer with an entrepreneurial mindset and experience in the best incubation practice for disruptive technologies and new business portfolios through global VC/PE incubation and open innovation platforms TAO MING WANG, Ph.D. 760-***-**** 2011 – 2015 General Manager, Global R&D Strategic Cooperation and International Operation

Oversaw and managed all global R&D corporate executives with regional Sales Marketing team for P&L responsibility – Achieved U.S. revenue growth goal from $0.5B to $3.5B by 2016

Established direction for growth and new business opportunities in Europe, North American and Asia by assessing market demands and competitive landscape 2009 – 2011 Senior Director, Global R&D Strategic Cooperation

Formed and executed Haier Corporate “Open Innovation Center” by partnering with the Information Intelligent, Global Resources Integration, Technology to Business and Corporate Venture Capital departments

Led corporate wireless power transfer solution team to create the first “NO TAIL” TV and kitchen appliances in the world

2008 – 2009 Chief Corporate Strategy & Technology Officer, Corporate Strategy Department

Worked with Haier CEO & President to restructure direction for global business expansion – Developed GE Appliance acquisition and integration plan (approved and closed in June 2016)

Created and led corporate operation evaluation department with initiatives to measure performance of 12 business group leaders

1995 – 2008 Illinois Tool Works (ITW) Glenview, IL 2006 – 2008 Corporate Managing Director, Asia Tech Center-China, India, Korea

Built, developed and revitalized global technical support and business development teams in Shanghai, China and U.S. to explore market potential and new business opportunity 2003 – 2008 Global Corporate Senior Research Manager, Corporate Tech Center

Spearheaded all marketing and networking activities for emerging Asia market and integrated global technical support efforts with other organized business units’ marketing activities 2000 – 2003 Global Technical Team Head, Corporate Tech Center

Created and executed product development plans for technical team to collaborate with various business groups and generate over 50 patent applications resulting in $400M+ new sales in 6 years 1998 – 2000 Global Research Associate, Corporate Tech Center

Supported product implementation at several ITW operation sites across U.S., China, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Germany, France, Italy and Spain 1995 – 1998 Global Project Manager, Corporate Tech Center

Established long-term relationships and collaborated with external technical sources to bring third party services in-house

Academia Achievements

2019 – Present Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute Nanjing, China Principal investigator

2019 – Present JiangNan University WuXi, China

Adjunct Professor, School of Management, MBA Program 2018 – Present Tsinghua University Beijing, China Distinguished researcher, School of Economics and Management, Open Innovation Strategy Center 2015 – Present Zhejiang University Zhejiang, China Adjunct Professor, School of Management, MBA Program 1990 – 1995 Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois, USA Research Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department

--- Education ---

Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois, USA 1985 – 1990

Ph.D., Major in Philosophy of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

Certified Shaping Innovation Leader, Kellogg School (2011) National Cheng Kung University Tainan, Taiwan 1979 – 1983

B.S., Major in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering

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