Dr. Jack Q. GAO, as Group Senior Vice President and CEO of International Investments and Operations, worked for Wanda Cultural Industry Group during 2015-2017. Besides, Dr. Gao was also Interim CEO of Legendary Entertainment during 2017.
Dr. Gao was Senior Vice President for News Corporation and Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NYSE: NWS, 2006~2014). His roles included serving as CEO, NWS China Investments (2010~2014); CEO, Star TV China Co. (2006~2010); Chairman, MySpace China (2007~2010) and Chief Representative, NWS Beijing Representative Office (2006~2014). Earlier, Dr. Gao was President and General Manager of Microsoft China (NASDAQ: MSFT), General Partner of Walden International, a leading venture capital firm in U.S., and Corporate Vice President and President of Emerging Geographies for Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), where he directed all operations in Greater China and India.
Today, Dr. Gao is on the AFI (American Film Institute) Board of Trustees and also on the board of AGTech Holding Ltd. (HKEX: 08279) and Vantone Holding Co. Ltd. (CN:600624) . Previously Dr. Gao was the board director of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Legendary Entertainment, France’s EuropaCity, British Sunseeker International, Switzerland Infront Sports & Media AG, World Triathlon Corporation and Phoenix Satellite TV Holding Ltd. (HKEX: 02008). Dr. Gao graduated from the Harbin Institute of Technology and the University of California, Los Angeles with B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. Degrees in Engineering and has been an Adjunct Professor at Business School of Chinese University of Hong Kong since 2011.