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Derek Zhou
VP of R&D, Shannon Systems

Mr. Zhou joined us in July 2015 as VP of R&D of Shannon Systems, our enterprise SSD product line, following our acquisition of this business. He co-founded Shannon Systems in 2011 with Dr. Yang and as CTO, managed the development of enterprise-grade PCIe SSDs that were the industry’s first in terms of storage capacity and scalability, ultra-low latency and low-power envelope. Prior to Shannon, he was a senior ASIC design engineer with 10 years of experience at Nvidia and Chrontel. He holds an MS in Electrical Engineering from Binghamton University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University in China.