Academics & Research

Simon Koo 古嘉文
Simon Koo 古嘉文Ph.D. Purdue University

Executive Director

Based in Beijing


Dr. Simon Koo joined TBC in 2017, bringing over a decade of teaching, research, and administration experience in higher education. He is currently the Executive Director of TBC.

  • International Education
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • STEM Education
  • Data Science
Emily Xiong 熊嘉澜
Emily Xiong 熊嘉澜BA, University of International Business and Economics

Academic Coordinator

Based in Beijing


Emily joined TBC in July 2018 after graduating from the University of International Business and Economics. She was first part of the TBC family as a Chinese language tutor in 2016, and later a Chinese roommate and intern at the Anton Library in 2017.

  • Travel
  • Film
  • Reading