Alumni Profile - Jane Zhao
Name: Jane Zhao
Current Position, Organisation: CEO, O'formula Fashion Ltd
Describe yourself in 3 words: Innovative, persistent, positive
Nationality/cultural identity: Chinese
Languages spoken: Mandarin and English
Countries lived/worked in: Australia, China
Best book you have read in the last 12 months: Steve Jobs: A Biography
Daily website 'favourites': Weibo.com
Motto to live/work by: Make a positive change anywhere you can
LinkedIn Profile: Jane Zhao
Why did you choose to study at the University of Sydney Business School?
I wanted to study at one of the best universities in the world, and the University of Sydney Business School is famous in China.
What is your most favourite memory from your time at the University?
I will always remember how eloquent the Australian and American students were in their public speaking.
What does being a University of Sydney Business School alumnus/na mean to you?
It gives me a sense of great pride to have studied at the Business School.
How did your time at the Business School change you both professionally and personally?
I feel that I am much more open minded and motivated, and able to achieve better results in both my personal and professional lives.
What did you do in the year immediately after graduating?
I looked for a job and kept my eyes open for business opportunities.
What has been the greatest accomplishment of your career to date?
Having the chance to make some positive changes to the business sectors I work in.
What business person inspired you most?
Zhang Rui Min, Liu Chuan Zhi, Ma Yun, Steve Jobs.
What are some of your favourite things about Sydney?
I loved relaxing at the beach, eating seafood and travelling around Australia.
What would you say to a prospective student who is considering study at the Business School?
The Business School is a great place to learn and to build up your potential to achieve.