Professor Yu Xiong

Co-Chair of Cocoon Global Ltd

Professor Yu Xiong is Co-Chair of Cocoon Global Ltd, which run 7000 square meters innovation space in central London, Professor Xiong is also the Chair of UKDE Ltd, which is a blockchain fintech company. Since 2015, Professor Yu Xiong has been Chair of Technology and Operations Management, in Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. He has a first degree in Computer Science, and PhD in Computing Engineering. He is also Chair of the London Fashion Fund, funded by Office of Mayor of London. Professor Xiong is a Fellow of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, University of Cambridge, and Visiting Professor at the Digital Creativity Lab of Computer Science Department, University of York, and Visiting Professor of Business School, University of Surrey. Because of his contribution to innovation and globalization, he was selected by London Olympic Committee to be a 2012 Olympic Torchbearer

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