Our Management Team

Dr. Jie Liang, P.Eng.

Co-founder, President

  • Professor, Associate Director, School of Engineering Science, Simon Fraser University, Canada
  • Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University
  • Research areas: Video Coding, Video Processing, Deep Learning
  • Associate Editor of six international journals
  • Worked at Microsoft Windows Media Video Codec Group, with 8 patents
  • 2015 Canada NSERC DAS Award

Dr. John Wu, P.Eng.

Co-founder, CEO

  • Bachelor, Master, and PhD from University of Science and Technology of China
  • Postdocs at University of Calgary
  • Author of the book Multiagent Robotic Systems, by CRC Press, FL 2001.
  • 10+ years of experience at Arrow Electronics (World Top 120, NYSE:ARW)

Dr. Ye Lu

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

  • 1997: Developed a procedure to generate animation with inverse kinematics
  • Core developer of Business Objects’ backend servers and workflow engine
  • Lead for the activity component in EA Active, EA’s best-selling Wii game
  • Co-founder and CEO of GhostBird (Acquired by Yahoo in 2013):
    • PhotoForge2: First Photoshop-style editing app on iOS
    • KitCam: No. 1 photo app in 38 countries and No. 2 paid app overall
  • Principal Engineer of Yahoo’s new Flickr mobile app

Dr. Z. Jane Wang, P.Eng.

Chief Scientist

  • Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of British Columbia
  • IEEE Fellow
  • Research Areas: Multimedia and Biomedical Signal Processing, Machine Learning, Deep Learning
  • 2005 IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award. 2004 EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing Best Paper Award
  • 100+ journal papers and 90+ conference papers
  • Area/Associate Editor for six IEEE journals

Bob Zhang

Co-founder, CFO

  • Founder of Bob Zhang Inc. CPA firm
  • 25 years of experience in financial, statements, budgeting, taxation, financial and financing consulting
  • Worked at the Central Bank of China
  • Rich business development experience