Xiaochuan Zhou at SAIF Distinguished Guest Series


On July 1st, Xiaochuan Zhou, President of China Society for Finance & Banking and former President of the People's Bank of China, shared his insights and analysis on Fin-Tech, Big-Tech, and other hot topics, (including eMoney and Libra), at the SAIF Distinguished Guest Series.

Sixian Jiang, Secretary of the CPC Committee of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) and Vice Chair of SAIF Board; Dexiu Ma, Deputy Director of the Committee of Education, Science, Culture, Health and Sports of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), former Secretary of the CPC Committee Secretary of SJTU, and former Vice Chair of SAIF Board; Xiaoming Zhu, Vice Chairman of the 11th Shanghai CPPCC and former President of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS); Penghui Jin, Deputy Director of the Shanghai Headquarters and President of the Shanghai Branch of the People's Bank of China; and Yang Zheng, then Director of Shanghai Municipal Financial Regulatory Bureau and Director of SAIF Board were invited to the event, along with nearly 300 SAIF faculty, students, and alumni.

In his speech, Zhou elaborated "China's current financial business systems and their characteristics”, “some questions to face and answer before innovating the systems”, “general considerations of financial policies on Fin-Tech”, and “some preliminary comments on eMoney and Libra"; he then shared his latest insights.

Jiang Wang, Chair of Faculty Council at SAIF, presided over the Q&A session, on which he discussed and exchanged ideas with Zhou on the topic of “Revolutionary Innovations that Will Be Brought about by the Evolution of Information Technology”; they then answered questions from the audience. The event was hosted by Chun Chang, Executive Dean of SAIF.