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Joe Zhu
Founder, CEO
Joe Zhu is the Founder and CEO of Zenlayer, an edge cloud services provider. As a telecommunications professional with over 20 years of experience in the Pacific region, Joe has always been passionate about the exchange of ideas and commerce between Asia and the rest of the world. Prior to founding Zenlayer, Joe was the SVP of Global Business at ChinaCache, where he built the global business unit of China’s largest CDN provider.
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Nikhil Vasa
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Nikhil Vasa, Zenlayer’s Chief Financial Officer, has over 13 years of investment banking, principal investing, and corporate finance experience. He has raised over $8 billion of capital for public and private companies, and has spent most of his career managing complex, distributed asset businesses. He has a BA in Economics and History from UCLA, and an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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Han Le
General Counsel
Han Le serves as General Counsel for Zenlayer. Prior to joining the company, she was the Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel of Atlantis Computing. Han also represented high technology companies in multi-billion dollar mergers and acquisitions, capital markets offerings, venture capital financings, and general corporate and securities matters while she worked at Cooley LLP and the Venture Law Group at Heller Ehrman LLP. Han has a JD, cum laude, from the Santa Clara University School of Law and a BA in Economics and English, with honors, from the University of California at Berkeley. She is a member of the State Bar of California.
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Ansan Chen
VP of Product and Platform
Ansan Chen is Zenlayer’s Vice President of Product and Platform. He has more than 15 years of work experience in the technical field and is responsible for the company's backbone network architecture, planning, construction, optimization, and other related work. Before joining Zenlayer, Ansan was responsible for CDN platform management at ChinaCache and was responsible for the company's overseas pre-sale, post-sale, project management, and other technical related work.
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Cory Chen
VP of Sales - Northern China
Cory Chen is Zenlayer’s Vice President of Sales in Northern China. Cory has led his team to increase revenue by more than 1000% since 2015. Cory has focused on sales and management for more than 15 years in the internet industry, including at ChinaCache and 21Vianet.
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Sophie Chen
Vice President
Zenlayer Vice President Sophie Chen has more than ten years’ experience in business and operation management. She is devoted to building a high-performing organization.
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Leon Gong
VP of Software Development
Leon Gong serves as Zenlayer’s Vice President of Software Development. He started DevOPS work at Alipay, where he supported the automated evolution of Alipay operation and maintenance platforms. Leon later became the leader of Ali internal IaaS system, which supported Alibaba Group's internal virtualization resource management, the moved on to work on Alibaba Cloud, where he handled the OAS (cold data archive) product architecture. In 2016, he joined DAHO Networks, an SDN startup company, as R&D Chief Architect and R&D Director, before joining Zenlayer in 2018 when DAHO was acquired by the company.
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Lawrence Lee
VP of Partnerships and Alliances
Lawrence Lee, Zenlayer’s Vice President of Global Partnerships & Alliances, brings over 25 years of experience in technology, corporate strategy, channel sales, and partner development to the company. A results-oriented executive with a strong background in enterprise and channel sales initiatives, he oversees and manages some of Zenlayer’s key GTM partners. Lawrence was also Co-Founder/Vice President of Partner Alliances at Unitas Global.
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Tim Mektrakarn
VP of Operations
Tim Mektrakarn serves as Vice President of Operations for Zenlayer. His team is focused on service delivery, the global service center, NOC, and IDC operations for all global data centers along with supporting Zenlayer’s platform services. Tim joined Zenlayer with over 20 years of data center, hosting, and cloud technology experience. Prior to joining Zenlayer, Tim was co-founder and COO of VPLS, a bare metal, cloud, and managed services provider in southern California.
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Amit Singh
General Manager – India
Amit Singh is the General Manager and Country Head for Zenlayer in India. He has over 20 years of experience across the telecom sector. Amit previously served as Assistant Vice President - Data Business with Reliance Jio and responsible for Global Sales and Content Alliances for the one of the biggest 4G networks in the world. He strongly believes that focusing on customer needs and changing times helps both individuals and organizations grow.
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Evan Wang
VP of Capacity Planning and Acquisitions
Evan Wang is the Vice President of Capacity, Planning, and Acquisitions at Zenlayer. Evan has more than 10 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry, specializing in global resource sourcing, procurement, and vendor management. Prior to joining the Zenlayer team, Evan was the Director of Solutions at China Telecom Global, where he built the Global Pricing and Procurement team and management system.
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Xingyang Zhang
VP of Sales - Eastern and Southern China
Xingyang Zhang is Zenlayer’s Vice President of Sales in Eastern and Southern China. An experienced sales executive, Xingyang has previously worked at ChinaCache, NTT ComChina, and Huawei. He led teams that assisted internationally recognized companies to expand their global business and is dedicated to helping customers find the best network deployment solutions available.
  • Joe Zhu

    Founder, CEO

    Joe Zhu is the Founder and CEO of Zenlayer, an edge cloud services provider. As a telecommunications professional with over 20 years of experience in the Pacific region, Joe has always been passionate about the exchange of ideas and commerce between Asia and the rest of the world. Prior to founding Zenlayer, Joe was the SVP of Global Business at ChinaCache, where he built the global business unit of China’s largest CDN provider.
  • Nikhil Vasa

    Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

    Nikhil Vasa, Zenlayer’s Chief Financial Officer, has over 13 years of investment banking, principal investing, and corporate finance experience. He has raised over $8 billion of capital for public and private companies, and has spent most of his career managing complex, distributed asset businesses. He has a BA in Economics and History from UCLA, and an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Ansan Chen

    VP of Product and Platform

    Ansan Chen is Zenlayer’s Vice President of Product and Platform. He has more than 15 years of work experience in the technical field and is responsible for the company's backbone network architecture, planning, construction, optimization, and other related work. Before joining Zenlayer, Ansan was responsible for CDN platform management at ChinaCache and was responsible for the company's overseas pre-sale, post-sale, project management, and other technical related work.
  • Han Le

    General Counsel

    Han Le serves as General Counsel for Zenlayer. Prior to joining the company, she was the Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel of Atlantis Computing. Han also represented high technology companies in multi-billion dollar mergers and acquisitions, capital markets offerings, venture capital financings, and general corporate and securities matters while she worked at Cooley LLP and the Venture Law Group at Heller Ehrman LLP. Han has a JD, cum laude, from the Santa Clara University School of Law and a BA in Economics and English, with honors, from the University of California at Berkeley. She is a member of the State Bar of California.
  • Cory Chen

    VP of Sales - Northern China

    Cory Chen is Zenlayer’s Vice President of Sales in Northern China. Cory has led his team to increase revenue by more than 1000% since 2015. Cory has focused on sales and management for more than 15 years in the internet industry, including at ChinaCache and 21Vianet.
  • Sophie Chen

    Vice President

    Zenlayer Vice President Sophie Chen has more than ten years’ experience in business and operation management. She is devoted to building a high-performing organization.
  • Leon Gong

    VP of Software Development

    Leon Gong serves as Zenlayer’s Vice President of Software Development. He started DevOPS work at Alipay, where he supported the automated evolution of Alipay operation and maintenance platforms. Leon later became the leader of Ali internal IaaS system, which supported Alibaba Group's internal virtualization resource management, the moved on to work on Alibaba Cloud, where he handled the OAS (cold data archive) product architecture. In 2016, he joined DAHO Networks, an SDN startup company, as R&D Chief Architect and R&D Director, before joining Zenlayer in 2018 when DAHO was acquired by the company.
  • Lawrence Lee

    VP of Partnerships and Alliances

    Lawrence Lee, Zenlayer’s Vice President of Global Partnerships & Alliances, brings over 25 years of experience in technology, corporate strategy, channel sales, and partner development to the company. A results-oriented executive with a strong background in enterprise and channel sales initiatives, he oversees and manages some of Zenlayer’s key GTM partners. Lawrence was also Co-Founder/Vice President of Partner Alliances at Unitas Global.
  • Tim Mektrakarn

    VP of Operations

    Tim Mektrakarn serves as Vice President of Operations for Zenlayer. His team is focused on service delivery, the global service center, NOC, and IDC operations for all global data centers along with supporting Zenlayer’s platform services. Tim joined Zenlayer with over 20 years of data center, hosting, and cloud technology experience. Prior to joining Zenlayer, Tim was co-founder and COO of VPLS, a bare metal, cloud, and managed services provider in southern California.
  • Amit Singh

    General Manager – India

    Amit Singh is the General Manager and Country Head for Zenlayer in India. He has over 20 years of experience across the telecom sector. Amit previously served as Assistant Vice President - Data Business with Reliance Jio and responsible for Global Sales and Content Alliances for the one of the biggest 4G networks in the world. He strongly believes that focusing on customer needs and changing times helps both individuals and organizations grow.
  • Evan Wang

    VP of Capacity Planning and Acquisitions

    Evan Wang is the Vice President of Capacity, Planning, and Acquisitions at Zenlayer. Evan has more than 10 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry, specializing in global resource sourcing, procurement, and vendor management. Prior to joining the Zenlayer team, Evan was the Director of Solutions at China Telecom Global, where he built the Global Pricing and Procurement team and management system.
  • Xingyang Zhang

    VP of Sales - Eastern and Southern China

    Xingyang Zhang is Zenlayer’s Vice President of Sales in Eastern and Southern China. An experienced sales executive, Xingyang has previously worked at ChinaCache, NTT ComChina, and Huawei. He led teams that assisted internationally recognized companies to expand their global business and is dedicated to helping customers find the best network deployment solutions available.