• HU, Jie

    Professor of Practice, Director of FinTech Innovation Base (Nanjing), Executive Director of Southeast Asia Center

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    FinTech, Wealth Management, Financial Institutions and Markets.

Jie Hu is Professor of Practice at the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Director of FinTech Innovation Base (Nanjing), Executive Director of Southeast Asia Center.

His research interests are in the areas of FinTech, blockchain, wealth management and financial institutions and markets. He is in charge of a number of academic and applied research projects and serves as the chief editor for the magazine Practice of Wealth Management in China by CAFR of SJTU.

He formerly worked at the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta as a senior financial economist, where he was responsible for research on finance and economics and for analysis and recommendation of monetary policy. Thereafter, he worked in succession as VP for fixed income research for Bankers Trust (Hong Kong), Senior VP Greater China for BankBoston, and VP Finance and Business Development for Precom, Inc.

Since returning to China, Professor Hu founded a number of startups, and one of which was acquired by UFIDA, the largest business software company in Asia. In 2016-2017 he served as CEO of the financial business branch of Xunlei, Inc., a listed company on NASDAQ. He is now the mastermind of a metaverse project.

Jie Hu received a Ph.D. in Finance from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management and an M.S. in Physics from the University of Chicago.

Journal Publications

1. Hu, Jie, and Tom H. Noe, 2001, Insider trading and managerial incentives, Journal of Banking & Finance.