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Dr. Xuan Tian is currently Associate Dean and JD Capital Chair Professor of Finance at PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University. He is also the “Cheung Kong Scholar” Distinguished Professor, the director of the Entrepreneurial Finance and Economic Growth Research Center and Global Merger & Acquisition and Restructuring Research Center at Tsinghua University National Institute of Financial Research, and the director of the Finance MBA program at PBC School of Finance of Tsinghua University. Before joining Tsinghua, He was a Professor of Finance with tenure at Kelley School of Business of Indiana University. Professor Tian received his Ph.D. from Boston College in 2008, his M.A. from the University of Washington, and his B.A. from Beijing University, China, in 2001. Professor Tian is an award winning researcher in the areas of corporate finance and financial intermediation with special research interests on venture capital, private equity, corporate innovation, and payout policy. He has more than 20 academic papers published in leading academic journals including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies. Professor Tian is an Associate Editor of top academic journals such as Management Science, Journal of Banking and Finance, and China Economic Review. He is a committee member of many top academic conferences and has served as an ad hoc referee for over 30 academic journals. He is a Fellow of the seventh class of the China Fellowship Program and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.