UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Shaping Leaders, Driving Results

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Ms. Joy Huang

President, Connect East LLC


Joy Huang is the President of Connect East LLC (www.connecteast.net). She is an international management consultant, executive coach and speaker specializing in east - west business relations with a focus on China. Huang has nearly 20 years of business experience in Asia, the Americas and Europe.

At Connect East, she provides strategic and tactical advice to western and Chinese companies to improve performance of their global operations in supplier relations, product development, negotiations, talent management and cross-cultural teams. Her work has yielded results for organizations including Global 2000 companies in manufacturing, telecom, life science, hi - tech and finance industries, top – ranked business schools and government agencies.

Prior to Connect East, Huang spent more than a decade in government, telecom and technology industries managing partner relations from around the globe, new product development, product marketing and strategic planning.