Zenlayer’s Chief Product Officer Accepted into Forbes Technology Council

David Xie Joins Thought Leadership and Networking Community of Top Industry Executives

Los Angeles, CA – April 19, 2022 – Zenlayer, a massively distributed edge cloud provider, announces that David Xie, Chief Product Officer (CPO) at Zenlayer, has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only organization for senior-level technology executives.

David was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience in the technology industry. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.

“We are honored to welcome David Xie into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Technology Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”

Before joining Zenlayer, Xie was Group Vice President of Digital Products at Gartner. He also founded multiple start-up companies and worked as a Management Consultant at McKinsey, and IT Architect at Openwave. As an accepted member of the Council, Xie will share with the broad tech community his knowledge of digital transformation, cloud product innovation, IT infrastructure, and emerging markets strategies.

“Zenlayer has experienced tremendous growth in recent years, and the key to our success, in addition to incredible customers and partners, is our dedication to improving digital experiences for organizations across the globe, especially in emerging markets.” said Xie. “I look forward to connecting with other talented tech leaders in the Forbes Councils – sharing ideas and strategies that will help power a better-connected world.”

As Zenlayer’s CPO, Xie is building a world-class product management organization. He focuses on innovating Zenlayer’s edge cloud products & services, including Cloud NetworkingBare MetalZenlayer Global Accelerator (ZGA), and Zenlayer DDoS Protection to improve real-time digital experience for billions of users across the world.

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About Zenlayer

Zenlayer is the world’s first hyperconnected cloud, operating more than 280 Points of Presence across 50 countries. Businesses utilize Zenlayer’s on-demand compute and networking services to deploy and run applications at the edge. Zenlayer enables organizations to instantly improve real-time digital experiences worldwide. Visit us online at and connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter: Zenlayer.