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Tom Tao

Dr. Qingjiu (Tom) Tao teaches Competitive Intelligence in the Master of Professional Studies in Applied Intelligence program at Georgetown University.



Dr. Qingjiu (Tom) Tao teaches Competitive Intelligence in the Master of Professional Studies in Applied Intelligence program at Georgetown University. He is a fellow in the Council of CI Fellows.


His research on alliance portfolio and competitive intelligence has been published in Strategic Management Journal and Competitive Intelligence Review. His groundbreaking work on a survey of competitive intelligence practices has been cited by many CI researchers. He has spoken at the Wharton School, Dartmouth, University of Tokyo, University of Michigan, AutoUni—VW and testified as an expert before the congressional US. -China Economic and Security Review Commission on China’s auto industry.


He received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management and International Business from University of Pittsburgh in 2004.