VPGE Leadership Dinner: Sheila Wang, business leader and former director, Asia Pacific
- WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2019 - 5:30PM TO 8:00PM
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APPLICATION DEADLINE: SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2019
Dine with inspiring leaders from various industries and organizations. At Leadership Dinners, you will interact with proven leaders and a small group of graduate students over dinner at the Faculty Club.
Sheila Wang, business leader and former director, Asia Pacific
Professor Sheila Wang is a business leader in the US and Asia and brings a unique East-meets-West business and academia perspective. She initiated and built Singapore’s first experiential learning program for MBAs, launching and helming the flagship Management Practicum experiential learning program for the National University of Singapore. Her students have had the opportunity to work alongside corporate C-suite leaders across 12 industries spanning Asia, Europe and the US.
Sheila also teaches MBAs and Executives on Operations Leadership and was the recipient of the NUS Teaching Excellence Award.
Prior to joining academia, Sheila held business leadership roles in the Silicon Valley and in Asia Pacific, serving as the Director of Asia Pacific and later the Worldwide Director of a US$ 2billion-dollar operation for Hewlett-Packard and Agilent Technologies. She has led teams of over a hundred specialized professionals worldwide for the sourcing, evaluation, strategic partnerships and alliances with business partners delivering leading edge technologies, products and services.
Sheila advises Fortune 100 global multinational corporations and serves on the Board of several universities. She is a Stanford University SAA Board Director, the Advisor to the President of the National Tsing Hua University, and has served as NIC Advisory Member of the Ministry of Education, the Board Governor and Chair of the Curriculum Committee, Chair of WASC Accreditation Committee, and Chair of the Superintendent Search Committee of the Singapore American School.
A fun fact is that Sheila is the guest judge of Angel’s Gate – Asia’s Shark Tank.
Leadership Dinners have limited seating. If you are accepted you must confirm your place by submitting a Student Participation Fee Agreement, which authorizes VPGE to charge $50 to your Stanford bill – only if you do not fully participate in the event.