Xi Chen

Xi Chen


Before the MBA at Leeds University Business School, Xi Chen was a Senior operation specialist at Baidu, a Customer service department manager at China Mobile and China Unicom, and a Chinese Medtech start-up co-founder and operational director. Xi led several digital transformation projects in the telecommunication and IT industries over a decade successfully.


  • Digital Transformation Associate in relation to the Accelerate ledge Transfer to Innovation project

Research interests

Xi's research concentrates on sustainable and ethical digital solutions for ICT implementation, focusing on Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of things and Blockchain fields.


  • MBA, University of Leeds

Research groups and institutes

  • Centre for Operations and Supply Chain Research