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This list showcases the top China based CEO’ operating in the Data Center space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Executive Director, Chairman and CEO of China Telecom
Age 56, Executive Director and Chairman of the Company, in charge of the overall management of the Company, joined the Board of Directors of the Company in March 2019. He is currently the Chairman of CMCC and a director and the Chairman of China Mobile Communication Co., Ltd. (“CMC”). Yang formerly served as Deputy Director General of Shanxi Posts and Telecommunications Administration, General Manager of Shanxi Telecommunications Corporation, Vice President of China Telecom Beijing Research Institute, General Manager of Business Department of the Northern Telecom of former China Telecommunications Corporation, President and Chairman of China Telecommunications Corporation, and President and Chief Operating Officer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of China Telecom Corporation Limited. Yang graduated from the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications majoring in radio engineering in 1984 and obtained a doctorate degree in business administration from the ESC Rennes School of Business, France in 2008. Yang is a professor-level senior engineer with extensive experience in management and telecommunications industry.
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About China Telecom: China Telecom as China’s major basic telecom operators, is implementing the transformation and upgrading strategy.
Chairman & CEO of China Telecom
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About China Telecom, China Unicom: China Telecom as China’s major basic telecom operators, is implementing the transformation and upgrading strategy.
Member of VNET Group Rotating CEO & Wholesale Business Group CEO
At present, Alvin Wang is the member of VNET Group rotating CEO and Wholesale Business Group CEO. He served as CEO and President of VNET Group from February 2018 to December 2020. Prior to that, Alvin Wang served as Vice President of Tus-Digital Group, which is affiliated to TusHoldings. He also served as a director of Beijing CIC Technology Co., Ltd. and Guangdong TUS-TuWei Technology Co., Ltd. Alvin Wang has nearly 20 years of work experience in the telecommunications industry. He worked for a number of well-known multinational companies (such as Ericsson, where he worked for 11 years), and mainly engaged in corporate strategic planning and implementation, product management and equity investment. Alvin Wang earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Tsinghua University, a master’s degree in engineering from Wuhan Research Institute of Posts and Telecommunications (WRI), and an MBA degree from the Vlerick MBA program of Peking University.
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About VNET: Founded in 1996, VNET Group is one of the world’s most influential cyberspace infrastructure service providers, and a leading carrier-neutral data center service provider in China.
Founder and CEO of eCloudTech
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About eCloudTech: eCloudTech is a cloud computing solution provider, dedicated to data center
CEO of Yunshan Networks
Qi Yaxuan comes from Tsinghua University, member of TEEC(Tsinghua Entrepreneur and Executive Club), has led the first SDN scientific experiments group in China. As CEO and Founder of Yunshan Networks, Yaxuan is responsible in setting company strategy and product blueprint. Moreover he is trying to influent SDN trends in China and delivering concept of “SDN in China” to the world with his passion and seasoned network comprehension.
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About Yunshan Networks: Yunshan is a leading Software-Defined Networking and IBN service provider, focuses on software-defined data center networking innovation.
Founder and CEO of KDS China
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About KDS China: KDS provides data storage solutions with innovative magnetic and electro-optical architectures.