Piper is the Chief Research and Development Officer at Strategy Risks. For over 25 years, Piper has advised CEOs of multinational companies and start-ups, U.S. government officials and members of Congress, investors, and non-profit leaders on the business implications of working with China. Piper has over ten years of experience working within China leading diverse research and consulting teams, most recently as Executive Director of United Technologies and head of its China operation. She has held various management roles in high-tech companies such as The Boeing Company and served for several years at the U.S.- China Business Council in both Washington, DC and Beijing, China.
Piper graduated from Middlebury College and received her MBA from Norwich University. She is highly-proficient in Mandarin Chinese.