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Dr Jessie Qun Ren

Senior Lecturer

Department of Business and Law

Jessie Qun Ren


After gaining her PhD from the Business School, Bournemouth University in 2011, Jessie joined Solent University as a senior lecturer in marketing.

Her research interests focus on how technology impacts on digital companies’ business models (such as business ecosystems and emerging industrial dynamics for the 3D printing Industry), as well as marketing communications and social networking.

Jessie is a member of the editor board for the Journal of Organisational Studies and Innovation (JOSI), an international open-access double-blind peer-reviewed journal, published quarterly online version as well as in hard copy.

She was also invited to be the conference chair for MB Academy International Business Conference (held in London, July 3-5th, 2015).

Jessie undertakes an external examiner role for the International Foundational Programme, University of Reading.

Further information

May 2005 to December 2005

Dr Ren worked as a financial advisor for Sylkes Consulting Ltd based in Southampton. Her responsibilities included providing support to the financial planning consultant, advising clients on financial planning products from a specific product provider, or a specific selection of product providers (eg, Scottish Widows, Standard Life, Prudential, Norwich Union, Legal and General); helping clients make the most of money and investments and give advice on trusts, individual retirement, mortgages, savings and pensions.

Taught courses

BSc (Hons) Business Management with Marketing

Flourish in a business career and gain the strategic management and creative marketing skills to become a successful future leader, on this CMI accredited course.

BSc (Hons) Business Management with Digital Technologies

Blending the latest business management theory with innovations from the digital landscape, this CMI accredited degree provides essential business skills for a career in management.

BSc (Hons) Business Management

Develop the skills, confidence and real-world experience you’ll need to succeed in the world of business or excel as an entrepreneur with our top-ranked, CMI-accredited Business Management degree.

BSc (Hons) Business Management with Finance

Become a business innovator and gain financial expertise. With Solent awarded Outstanding Higher Education Provider of the year, this CMI accredited degree prepares you for rewarding career.

BSc (Hons) International Business Management

Succeed, excel and prosper in the global marketplace with modern management skills. This accredited CMI degree is delivered by our award-winning Solent Business school.