Brian is a software industry leader with bi lingual and cross cultural expertise. He has served in a variety of leadership roles in multiple divisions within Microsoft Corporation, including server and tools, online space, Microsoft IT and Microsoft Research in Asia. Under his management, his teams have shipped multiple version of Microsoft products and key marketing online applications.
Until 2014, Mr. Brian Zhou served as SVP of Pactera where he helped set the technical strategy and strengthen the R&D teams in Seattle, Beijing and Wuxi. He was also instrumental in founding and building up iConnect and successfully merged into Hisoft in 2011. With his strong cultural sensitive skills combined with more than 20 years at the pinnacle of the US high technology industry, Brian has led the R&D team to drive innovation constantly.
Currently, Mr. Brian Zhou is active in the startup ecosystem in the US and Asia, and builds up a global training, incubator and innovation platform. Mr. Brian holds an MBA and Master of Science from Ball State University, Indiana.