Dr. Jack Q. Gao has served as a Director of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. and AMCE since September 2015.
Dr. Gao serves as the Group Senior Vice President and CEO of International Investments and Operations of Wanda Cultural Industry Group. Dr. Gao joined Wanda Cultural Industry Group since June, 2015.
Dr. Gao was Senior Vice President for News Corporation (NYSE: NWS, 2006~2014). His roles included serving as CEO, NWS China Investments (2010~2014); CEO, Star TV China Co. (2006~2010); Chairman, MySpace China (2007~2010) and Chief Representative, NWS Beijing Representative Office (2006~2014). Earlier, Dr. Gao was President and General Manager of Microsoft China (NASDAQ: MSFT), General Partner of Walden International, a leading venture capital firm in U.S., and Corporate Vice President and President of Emerging Geographies for Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), where he directed all operations in Greater China and India.
In addition to serving on our board, today, Dr. Gao is on the Boards of Legendary Entertainment, Infront Sports & Media AG, World Triathlon Corporation, Beijing Vantone Industrial Co. Ltd. (CN Stock code: 600246), Sunseeker International and AGTech Holding Ltd. (HKEX: 08279).
Dr. Gao is one of The THR 100: Hollywood Reporter’s Most Powerful People in Entertainment in 2016.
Dr. Gao graduated from the Harbin Institute of Technology and the University of California, Los Angeles with B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. Degrees in Engineering.
Mr. Gao brings to the board valuable insight into business strategies and development, many years of experience as a senior executive, and experience serving on the boards of other companies.