Prior to co-founding Vango, Dr. Tan was president and CEO of AnaLutions, Inc., a design service company in CA, USA. Prior to that, Dr. Tan worked as design director for GlobespanVirata, NJ, USA. He was instrumental in establishing the mixed-signal design division and strategizing DSL products at the then start-up company. He designed several mixed-signal chips for GlobespanVirata, which eventually made GlobespanVirata the number 1 DSL chip company. Before joining GlobespanVirata, he worked at Ericsson’s R&D center in Sweden where he was in charge of mixed-signal activities, and taught mixed-signal design at Linköping University, Sweden. He was accredited the youngest professor at Linköping University. Dr. Tan is an accomplished mixed-signal designer and researcher. He holds 23 US patents, has written 3 books, and published over 60 papers. He is a senior member of IEEE and was an editor for IEEE and received IEEE service award. He holds B.Eng. and M. Eng. degrees from Tsinghua University, and Ph.D. from Linköping University.
Mr. Zhang has over 15-year experience in business development and management. Prior to co-founding Vango, he was senior vice president of Truetel Telecommunications Technologies Co., Ltd, Xiamen, China. He oversaw 100-million RMB ($15 million) operation at the company. Prior to that, he worked as R&D director of the Institute of Mobile Communication Terminal of Beijing Capital Co., Ltd. He was accredited as the first person who had developed China’s domestic cell phone handsets. Before joining Beijing Capital Co., Ltd, he was chief engineer of China Singfun Electric Group in charge of the R&D activities. Before holding management positions, Mr. Zhang worked as an engineer in color-TV development. Mr. Zhang holds B. Eng. and M. Eng. Degrees, both from Tsinghua University.
Mr. Long Xianyang has nearly 30 years of experience in finance, law, investment and corporate governance.Since 1994 to 2010, he Worked for Huawei’s Huayuan company, Russian Beto Huawei, Brazil Huawei and other subsidiaries as finance director, chief accountant, responsible for the financial management of branch companies. He has worked in CIS, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific region, more than one area manager, responsible for guiding the establishment of HUAWEI’s global subsidiary, overseas investment process, investment assessment, global equity management, corporate governance, personnel training, business model design. Coordinating the public relations of the government departments of foreign investment, development, economic and trade, etc.he has been involved in the capital, Symantec, 3COM, Marine, Global, PWC, IBM, PKMG and HUAWEI joint venture cooperation, corporate governance projects. Long Xianyang witnessed the Huawei Company from hundreds of people to more than 100000 people’s growth process, deep understanding in various stages of development and lessons of firms, had two times become Huawei Gold members of the management team.
Prior to joining Vango, Dr. Li was deputy director of analog IC department of MTK, VP of wire-line communication unit of Ralink technologies and director of Trendchip Technologies Corp. from 2001 to 2012. He led an analog IC design team to develop a series of ADSL/VDSL AFE (Analog Front End) chips with high CP value. He was also in charge of 10/100/1000 baseT Ethernet PHY development and achieve the smallest die area and power consumption for these IPs. Dr. Li holds 8 US patents and many are still applied to the current products to reduce the chip cost and power consumption. He received E.E. bachelor degree from National Cheng Kung University (1986) and master/Ph.D. degree from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan (1988/1995).
Prior to joining Vango, Dr. Tzou was president and CEO of Q-Silicon Technologies Corp., a flash controller design company at Taipei, Taiwan. Prior to that, Dr. Tzou worked as R&D director for Trendchip Technologies Corp., Taiwan. He represented Trendchip to join Homeplug AV2 standard definition for a couple of years, and was in charge of Algorithm design, digital IC architecture design, and firmware development for ADSL/VDSL products at Trendchip. He designed several ADSL/VDSL chipsets, which receive more than 23% market share worldwide and eventually made Trendchip the leading xDSL chipset company in the world. He holds 10 US patents. He majored in communication theory, digital signal processing and digital IC design. He received B.B.S.E. and M.S.E.E. degrees from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, in 1984 and 1986 respectively, and Ph.D. degree from University of Southern California (USC), USA in 1993.