Program Chair, MBA Program
Core Faculty, BA Program
Anna Kwong lived in Hong Kong, UK, and Canada before settling in California, where she embarked on a lifelong career as a global entrepreneur. With a keen sense of business acumen and social missions, Anna co-founded a global technology firm and worked on numerous overseas trading and joint-ventures. In 1990, she began teaching as an adjunct professor at California Lutheran University MBA program, where she also launched the Global Trade Center within CLU and provided free consulting services to California-based businesses working on venturing overseas. Her teaching later expanded to include the University of Santa Barbara, SBCC, Pepperdine, and more.
In 2015, she was appointed as the first Chair of Antioch’s MBA program in Santa Barbara. Antioch University, founded in 1852, has a deeply rooted philosophy that social responsibility and civic engagement should be at the heart of transformative business practices. With a focus on innovation and strategic leadership, Anna continues to devote her passion to educating a new class of global business leaders who combine performance and social responsibility. In 2018, she was honored as one of the top 50 businesswomen, in higher education leadership, across the tri-county region of Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ventura. Currently, she serves as the Chair of the MBA Program as well as the Director of the Undergraduate Studies at Antioch University.