Dr. Kai Xu

Dr. Kai Xu

President Shanghai International Shipping Institute

Dr. Kai Xu is a distinguished scholar who specializes in the research of port and navigation informatization. His achievements in big data and e-commerce have been recognized by the shipping industry. He is a comprehensive talent with knowledge background in mathematics, computer and transportation, and provides information technology consulting and technical solution design services for government and enterprises. Among them, the most influential is “A Study on the Application of Big Data in Port and Shipping” for the world's largest port, Ningbo Zhoushan Port, and the “Intelligent Service Platform for Yangshan Port Water Traffic Data” for Shanghai Port. He has published a sole-authored book: “Shipping Information Platforms in the Big Data Era,” and leads the annual preparation of the “Global Port and Shipping Informatization Development Report.” He has 10 software copyrights, has published more than 20 academic papers, and contributed to five books including including "The Subversive Transformation of the Shipping Industry in the Future.”