Kan serves as Vice Dean at Stanford & Fudan joint Fintech Institute (FS-CFTRA), and International Studies Advisory Board Member at American University of Sharjah (UAE). Kan also serves as Commissioner at the National Economic Council within the China Democratic League, the 2nd largest political party of the National Congress of China. He actively engages in promoting China's internationalization reform, and US-China relations. He has delivered speeches at APEC, the US-China Track II Economic Dialogue, etc. Prior to that, he worked for the central government and an investment bank, focusing on economic reform, financial regulation and tech investment. Kan obtained his PhD in engineering from the University of Tokyo and held fellowships in public policy at Tsinghua and Harvard University. He has authored a best-selling book titled "China Finance & Technology".