Xiaowei Luo

Xiaowei Rose Luo is the Rudolf and Valeria Maag Professor in Entrepreneurship and a tenured senior faculty member in the Area of Entrepreneurship and Family Business at INSEAD. She is Academic Director of the globally top-ranked Tsinghua-INSEAD dual-degree EMBA program. Before INSEAD, she served as a tenured faculty member at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Stanford University. Professor Luo is a prominent scholar in the field of entrepreneurship, emerging market strategies, and family business research. She has published numerous research studies in leading academic journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, Academy of Management Journal, and Strategic Management Journal, and has served as editorial board members in the journals. Her current research examines gender gaps in growth-oriented entrepreneurship and the role of the state in entrepreneurship and innovation in emerging markets. Professor Luo has taught courses focused on entrepreneurship such as Entrepreneurial Strategies in Emerging Markets and New Business Venture at INSEAD. She is a judge for the prestigious Cartier Award for Women Entrepreneurs. In 2015, she was invited to teach at the corporate university of Alibaba, which was dedicated to training high-growth entrepreneurs in China.