On November 30, 2018, executives from Winner Technologies Co, Inc., a Shanghai China-based high-tech company focusing on consumer data collection and behavioral analysis visited the Business Analytics Center (BAC) at Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech. During the visit, the BAC and Winner Technologies signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The intention of the MOU is to pave the way for a broader agreement for collaboration, development and research in the areas of business analytics and consumer behavior. To kick-off the collaboration, Winner Technology will participate in the Business Analytics Showcase Competition for spring semester 2019.
Hongjun Eric Zhang, Chairman & CEO of Winner Technology signs MOU with the Business Analytics Center @ Scheller College of Business.
Hongjun Eric Zhang, the CEO and Chairman of Winner Technology, said “it is very exciting to form a strategic international partnership with the Business Analytics Center at Scheller College of Business. Our engagement here will provide real-world data analytics experience to the talented students and faculty at Scheller, and this is just the beginning of a long-term partnership that can be expanded into many other impactful areas including consumer technologies, business analytics, IOT and beyond”.
From L to R: Hongjun Eric Zhang, Chairman & CEO of Winner Technology of Shanghai China and Prof. Sri Narasimhan, Faculty Co-Directors of the Business Analytics Center @ Scheller College of Business, shake hands to celebrate the agreement.
Yu Jeffrey Hu, the Sharon & David Pearce Professor of IT Management, Director of the Scheller China Program, the Faculty Co-Director of the Business Analytics Center, and Associate Director of The Master of Science in Analytics Program said, “China has one of the biggest consumer markets in the world. Under the current economic circumstances, helping American scholars and students understand the Chinese market is a key to impacting our business decisions in the future. Winner Technologies can be one of the pioneers to bring the in-depth understanding to our students who will be the future business decision makers”. The Scheller MBA Business Analytics and MSA programs are highly ranked globally and students from these programs are in high demand in today’s high-tech driven economy.”
From L to R: Sherri Von Behren, Corp. Engagement Manager, BAC, Prof. Sri Narasimhan, Faculty Co-Director BAC, Eric Zhang, Chairman & CEO of Winner Technology Co. Inc., (Shanghai, China), & Prof. Jeffrey Hu, Faculty Co-Director BAC.
About Winner Technology Co., Inc
Winner Technology Co., Inc. provides video analytic technology solutions in China. The company offers video traffic analytics systems to shopping malls, department stores, exhibition and scenic spots, brand chain stores, and others. Winner Technology Co., Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Shanghai.
About the Business Analytics Center at Scheller College of Business
The Business Analytics Center serves as a platform for business analytics efforts, bringing together organizations, analytics thought leaders, talented students, and a world-class, interdisciplinary faculty at Georgia Tech to educate and exchange best practices for applying analytics to solve business problems.