Meng Zhao - Assistant Professor in Strategy and Organization Skolkovo and Research Fellow, Skolkovo Institute of Emerging Market Studies. Research: Emergence and Evolution of Organizational Fields, Social Entrepreneurship & Corporate Social Responsibility in Emerging Markets and others
Meng Zhao also researches Diffusion theory. Diffusion theory's main focus is on the flow of information within a social system, such as via mass media and word-of-mouth communications
William Wilson - Dr. Wilson is a macro and financial economist. He has over a decade experience researching and forecasting the economies of the emerging markets. He produced branded research on India’s economy. For instance, "The India Century", where he sets forth a well-grounded theory that by 2030 India will have left behind China and ranked third in world economy.
One can read their books and articles, listen to their speeches on TV. However no one will argue that it’d better to talk to them face to face. All the more so, on the SKOLKOVO Open Day Meng Zhao will hold a master class on a topic “Sustainable Growth in Emerging Markets. The Social Innovation Agenda”, with William Wilson’s topic being “Emerging Market Odyssey: Where From Here?”