Eugene Zhang

Eugene Zhang is the Managing Director and founding member of TEEC Angel Fund. In summer 2010, Eugene co-founded TEEC Angel Fund, a Silicon Valley based super angel fund investing in both US and China startups. He also serves as the Board Member of TEEC (Tsinghua Entrepreneur & Executive Club). TEEC was founded by Tsinghua alumni entrepreneurs in 2001. TEEC promotes technology innovation and entrepreneurship in high tech industries.

Prior to TEEC Angel Fund, Eugene was the founder and CEO of Innospring, a global cross border technology startup incubator in Silicon Valley from its inception to January 2014. Additionally, Eugene founded JEDA Technologies, Inc., in December 2002 and served as President and CEO. JEDA specializes in next-generation SoC design methodologies and provides ESL (electronic system level) verification automation products for leading edge SoC design companies worldwide.

Eugene has been working in the networking and computer industry for 13 years in technical and management positions. Prior to founding JEDA, he was with Juniper Networks from its start where he contributed greatly to the success of many complex ASICs for Internet backbone routers. Prior to joining Juniper, Eugene was with Cisco Systems as an ASIC design verification engineer. From 1993 to 1995 while Eugene worked on the Sunfire SMP server project at SUN Microsystems, he co-invented industry’s first hardware Testbench language Vera, which is a part of today’s industry standard SystemVerilog (IEEE 1880).

Eugene holds his M.S.C.E from Syracuse University, and a M.S.E.E and B.S.E.E from Tsinghua University, Beijing.