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Charles Chuang Zhou, Consultant


Product development and manufacturing

20 years of experience in computer, networking and electronics industry. Fluent in Mandarin and English. Familiar with global outsourcing, OEM, ODM and CM process. He has managed many successful products from concept to mass production. His work experience ranges from Fortune 500 companies to startups.


Industry Experience

NengTech Inc. 2009-Present, Owner
Global sourcing and CM manufacturing, IP and ODM management. One area of expertise is to American companies to find better ways to design and manufacture advanced technology and consumer products, including process development and contract manufacturing.
JDSU 2007 – 2009, Advanced Communications R&D Manager
Working with CTO to understand technical trends and standards, generate product roadmap. Demonstrate advanced product capabilities.
Picolight Inc. 2002-2007, R&D Manager
Team lead for engineering group. With my contribution in product development, the startup turned into a data communications powerhouse. The products we made were dominating in innovation and quality, they were used by world class companies such as Google, IBM, Huawei, Cisco. The company was acquired by JDSU in 2007. I have also made significant contributions in outsourcing, process development, and contract manufacturing.
Infineon(Siemens) 2000-2002, Advanced product development.
Samsung/API 1997-2000
IC design and system engineering. We made world’s first copper interconnect CPU.

University of Texas Austin, Electrical and Computer Engineering – Ph.D. 1992-1998
University of Science and Technology of China – BS of Physics and Engineering 1986-1991

Charles C. Zhou
Contact: 303-651-2177