Xiao Dong Zhao

Xiao Dong is Acuity’s Affiliate Partner in China. He is a well-respected, award-winning businessman and an academic who continues to lecture in engineering.

With a Bachelor of Science from Tianjin Industry University, Xiao Dong has over thirty years in the engineering and technology fields, specifically in the semiconductor industry. He has amassed significant business experience both as a founder and CEO, with a hands-on approach and a deep involvement in international client relationships, logistics and contracts.

China is a significant market and is increasingly important for technology M&A. Xiao Dong has curated an expansive network of senior and influential players in Chinese business which puts him in an excellent position to support Acuity’s clients who are looking to China for funding or acquisition.


  • Xiao Dong is technically skilled so understands complex value propositions thanks to significant time spent within technology companies in an engineering capacity, including the of design of electronic components
  • As a seasoned businessman, Xiao Dong is a professional who understands how business is done in China; he is respected and credible with the ability to articulate complex value propositions
  • A veteran within China’s technology sector since 1984, Xiao Dong has technology in his blood, understands the nuances which can only be understood with time; he knows how to navigate an M&A process and also the complexities of a cross-border transaction
  • Xiao Dong is also fluent in English, with a deep understanding of Western business practices meaning that he is able to ‘bridge the gap’. As a bonus, he is great to work with.

After work

Xiao Dong maintains his academic credentials as a visiting lecturer and public speaker.


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