Dr. Xia Zhang
Neusoft Corporation, China
Dr. Zhang Xia is senior vice president, chief technology officer and chief knowledge officer at Neusoft responsible for corporate R&D management, technology development and knowledge management. She is director of State Key Laboratory of Software Architecture (Neusoft Corporation). Dr. Zhang's experience covers her long-term dedication to the research and development of software systems and products. Under her leadership, OpenBASE (Database Management System), UniEAP business foundation platform for enterprise applications, Mobile Internet Solution, Embedded Middleware, Human Resource Management Solution, XiKang Ubiquitous Health Management Platform，Alcome cloud management platform and ACAP cloud applications supporting platform were developed. She initiated TCOE (Technology Community of Excellence) program to realize and improve the NeuSA (Neusoft Solution Architecture), and set up Innovation Excellence Approach (Innovea) and put it in practice at Neusoft. Joining Neusoft in 1993, Dr. Zhang held several positions, including Director of Database System Department, Director of Software Product Division, Neu-Alpine Software Co., Ltd., Director of Software R&D Center, Neusoft Group, and President of Neusoft Middleware Technologies Company, VP & CKO of Neusoft Group. She also serves as a professor of Northeastern University. Dr. Zhang received her doctorate degree of computer application from Northeastern University.