Dr. Zhang has extensive executive experience in running US and international companies. Over the past 18 years, he has held a wide variety of engineering and executive positions in the semiconductor and renewable energy industries.
Prior to MiaSolé, Dr. Zhang was the CEO of Hareon International, Vice President and Board member of Hareon Solar Technology, managing over 25 international subsidiaries and joint venture companies throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. He spent eight years running corporate strategy, S&M, M&A, R&D, OEM, solar power plant development, financing, EPC, O&M, asset management and divestment. Before Hareon, he served as technology director at Cypress Semiconductor, leading international teams to develop, license and transfer 130nm and 65nm Mixed-Signal System-on-Chip semiconductor technology platforms. He also worked two years in NVIDIA’s foundry management team and four years in Cypress Semiconductor’s R&D team as technology integration staff engineer. Dr. Zhang received his B.Sc from Central South University, M.Eng. from Tsinghua University in China, PhD from Arizona State University in Materials Science, and graduated GMP from Harvard Business School as HBS alumni.