Wecast Network appoints Bing Yang as CEO
Mr. Yang, who currently serves as President of Wecast's Video Content Commerce Group is, in addition to the new CEO role, also appointed as a Director on Wecast's Board.
Mr. Yang was the CEO of KJT. He held various executive level positions and founded several innovative technology companies.
Mr. Yang was: the general manager of China R&D and video technology group for Cisco Systems; the Founder, CTO and VP of Engineering at Convergent Networks, a pioneer in VoIP technologies; the Founder and Director of Hardware Engineering at Cadia Networks, an innovator in broadband access and switching technologies.
Mr. Yang earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire.
Current CEO, Mingcheng Tao, will remain with Wecast Network as an advisor to the company.
Mr. Tao served as the Chief Executive Officer and Director of BesTV Network Television Technology Development Co. He served as the President of Shanghai Interactive Television Co. and Vice President of Shanghai Television Broadcasting Group Co.
Mr. Tao holds a BS from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (electrical engineering) and an Executive MBA from Fudan University. ■