HKUST Business School
Adjunct Professor

Academic qualifications

  • MBA, JD, Standford University; CPA

Consulting Experience

  • Professor Franklin has been a consultant to many multinational companies for their Asian business.  A partial list includes : Amoco, Arco, Bechtel, Conoco, Dow, Firestone, Freeport-McMoran, General Foods, Hewlett-Packard, Hilton, Koppers, Marriott, McDonald’s,   Midlantic, PPG (US); CNOOC (oil), CNCDC (coal)(China); Samsung, Tong Yang Group (Korea); Taiwan Glass (Taiwan); HKR (Hong Kong); the Philippine Government, Philippine Long Distance Telephone, Piltel (Philippines); PT Astra, PT Samudera (Indonesia); Pratt Group (Australia); Zeneca (UK); Alcatel, Le Meridien (France); Nedlloyd (Netherlands); Norsk Hydro (Norway) and IMPSA (Argentina).



  • Establishing a Holding Company in China (a 30-page chapter in Obtaining PRC Approvals, a 300-page book published by Euromoney''s Asia Law and Practice, 2000)

Selected Teaching and Professional Awards

  • 27 Dean''s Teaching Excellence citations, HKUST Business School
  • Kellogg-HKUST Professor of the Year nominee (2002)
  • MIT Sloan Teaching Excellence Award nominee (2002/03)

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