Min-Ren Yan

Min-Ren Yan

Vice President for research and development

Professor Min-Ren Yan is currently the Vice President for research & development at Chinese Culture University and Faculty Director of Institute for Innovation Economy and MBA Program in Practicing in College of Business. Prof. Yan is specialized in the fields of entrepreneurial business innovation, strategic management and decision science, industrial economics, systems leadership and sustainability. He has been a Visiting Scholar and Teaching Staff at Northwestern University (NU), Visiting Associate Professor at Cornell University in USA, Adjunct Professor of management and innovation in world universities such as Far Eastern Federal University in Russia, University of Basilicata in Italy, DGIST Open Innovation Academy in Korea, Business & Management School at Central University of Finance and Economics and Nanjing University in China, Executive President of the Society of Open Innovation (SOItmC) in Taiwan, and an invited Research Fellow at National Applied Research Laboratories, for the policy research on the industrial innovations and sustainable developments of national science parks in Taiwan (ranked by WEF as the Top 1 industrial cluster). As a researcher, Prof. Yan is a SSCI/SCI Journal editor and frequent contributor to SSCI/SCI/EI journals. As an economics and innovation policy consultant for United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Asian Productivity Organization (APO) in Tokyo, he is the Dean of iiLABs at Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation Academy (USA) working with Sustainable Development Goals and practical Sustainable System Development (SSD) education supporting governmental agencies and diverse industries to innovations and regional developments in Asia and the global value communities.

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