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Dr. Simon Yang, President,CEO

Dr. Yang is a veteran semiconductor industry executive. He brings a dynamic vision to XMC as it sets a strategy for global expansion and a redefinition of the foundry model. Prior to taking over as CEO of XMC in 2012, he was COO at SMIC. His previous roles include CTO and Senior Vice President of Operations at Chartered Semiconductor (now Global Foundries) and R&D and Manufacturing Director at Intel. Currently he also serves as an executive consultant to many of China's semiconductor initiatives. He received his PhD in Materials Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). He sits on the Asia-Pacific Leadership Council of the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA). He holds more than 20 patents, and published over 30 technical papers.

Michael Chen, EVP,CBO

Mr. Chen has more than 25 years of experience in semiconductor industry. His previous roles include executives in NSDQ multiple listed companies in U.S, like Pericom and Lattice and Chairman of CASPA (Chinese American Semiconductor Professional Association). He ever served various management positions in 4 start-up companies, one went IPO and two were acquired. Michael not only has deep insight on the chip & system design but also extensive experience in strategy planning and business model exploration of IC industry. Mr. Chen also once served as guest professor in Stanford University, San Jose State University, Tsinghua University and Shanghai Jiaotong University. Mr. Chen received his MS in Electrical Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University. He published several monographs and multiple papers in international seminars.

Dr. Stone Zhang, SVP of Finance and Accounting,CFO

Dr. Zhang is Chinese Certified Public Accountant. He has over 10 years of experience in this industry with profound theoretical and practical experience. Before he joined XMC, he served as professor of Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics and Dongbei University of Finance and Economics. Dr. Zhang has published several monographs. He once was the project leader of National Social Science Foundation and the National Natural Science Foundation. Dr. Zhang also served as CFO at the Yangtze Optical Fiber and Cable (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. He is one of the main founders of XMC. He received his PhD in Accounting at Dongbei University of Finance and Economics.



Dr. Shaoning Mei, Senior Consultant 

Dr. Mei has 30+ years of experience in semiconductor industry. Before he joined XMC, he served as CTO of Huahong NEC. He has also held senior positions at IBM, Phillips and NXP. Dr. Mei holds numerous semiconductor process patents in U. S and Europe. . He received his PhD in Physics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).