Tim Liang is a managing director at AlphaMax Advisors. AlphaMax is a management consultancy that specializes in helping American companies achieve financial success in China. The majority of AlphaMax’s clients are private manufacturing companies with annual revenues of $750 million or less. The firm was founded in 2003 by Ping Liang. Ping and Tim work closely with clients to develop and execute China entry strategies, including domestic China sales, US export sales, joint ventures, wholly owned operations, and sourcing. They are frequently engaged to improve the management and operations of client-owned companies in China and to conduct due diligence on clients’ Chinese competitors, partners and suppliers.
Prior to joining AlphaMax, Tim was senior vice president at Grand Haven, Michigan-based JSJ Corporation. Previously, he worked at McKinsey & Co., Arthur D. Little and Cummins Inc. Tim has 37 years of China business experience. He received a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Oberlin College and three master’s degrees from Yale University – in East Asian Studies, Chinese Archaeology and Public & Private Management.
Tim currently serves on the boards of four companies and the boards of the Grand Rapids Symphony and Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park.