Dr. Robert Zhang
Dr. Robert Zhang, is Co-Founder and President of CloudMinds Technology, where he is responsible for the company’s global business and product strategies, operations, and strategic partnerships.
Prior to co-founding CloudMinds, Robert was the Head of Service Strategy and Operations for Samsung Telecommunications America (2012-15). Previously (2011-12), he was Vice President of Product Management at Irdeto where he was responsible for global product strategy on broadband video, which included over-the-top, connected, social and Internet TV and next-generation broadcasting. From 2009-11, he served as Vice President of Product Development at the Joint Innovation Lab. Prior to these senior executive roles, he was a Senior Program Manager for New Products Introduction, XBox 360 at Microsoft (2008-09) and as IPod Operations Program Manager (2004-08) and as Senior Engineering Scientist for CPU Software (2001-04) at Apple.
Robert served as Chairman of the Board and President of the Silicon Valley-China Wireless Technology Association (2002-08) and as President of the Silicon Valley-China Wireless Technology (2004-05).
Robert earned a Ph.D. and M.S. in Computational Mechanics and M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Illinois, an M.S. in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University, and a B.S. from Tongji University, China.