Board

Executive Team

Wendi Ni

 

Co-President

Ji Zhao

 

Co-President

Wendi currently works as a Senior Scientist I in Oncology at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research. Her work focuses on cancer drug discovery engaging the immune system through bispecific antibody modality. Wendi obtained her MS in Pharmacology and Drug Development from Tufts School of Medicine and holds a BS in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Michigan. In her spare time, Wendi enjoys reading, meeting new people, and sharing ideas.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Ji Zhao is a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at MIT. He got his bachelor's degree in engineering at Tsinghua University and Ph.D. in Chemistry at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He also has two years of postdoctoral research experience with Prof Allen Bard at UT Austin. His research is about electrochemical energy materials and devices, particularly non-lithium batteries and ultra-thin silicon solar cells. He is also a mature soccer player and salsa dancer.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Xiyao Tang

Zhuo Li

Kecheng Huang

Hang Jiang

Clare (Xiyao) currently studies at Northeastern University focuses on digital communication and media. With a few years of working experience in social media operation, she gains experience in knowledge of the social media landscape and understands the latest social media trends. In her spare time, Clare(Xiyao) enjoys cooking, reading, illustrating, photographing, and video editing.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Zhuo graduated from Northeastern University, majoring in Digital Media. She has shifted her career from sports business to the marketing field. Zhuo has been exploring and developing experience in multiple marketing fields, such as growth hacking, events, digital marketing, multimedia design, and UX design.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Kecheng Huang is a graduate student pursuing a master of science in architecture and urban studies at MIT. Prior to MIT, he completed a five-year professional training in architecture and received his bachelor’s degree in architecture at Wuhan University. At MIT, he has been attempting to expand his knowledge scale into the technology field, such as autonomous mobility urbanism, multimodal user interfaces, and interactive data visualization. 

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Hang Jiang is an M.S./Ph.D. student at MIT Media Lab. He works on machine learning, natural language processing, and computational social science, supervised by Professor Deb Roy. Prior to MIT, he finished his M.S. in Symbolic Systems at Stanford and B.S. in Computer Science and Linguistics at Emory. His research focuses on designing machine learning algorithms for NLP and building socially-aware, interpretable, robust, and fair AI. If you want to chat about research or startup, please contact him through email.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Hunter Zhao

Hunter is co-founder and CEO at KaleidoGlobe, creator of a cloud-based knowledge management platform that uses NLP and AI to facilitate analysis of large volumes of text-based information. In the past, Hunter has worked as business strategy consultant, engineering design course instructor, and aerospace systems engineer. Hunter holds a MS in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT and BS in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering from Caltech. In his spare time, Hunter enjoys writing fiction, reading non-fiction, playing video games, and discussing big ideas.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Shuqian Huang

Shuqian Huang obtained her master degree in Technopreneurship & Innovation at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and Co-curricular at Stanford University. She is passionate about Technopreneurship & Innovation, such as business plan, Entrepreneurial Marketing and Venture Capital. After graduating from NTU, she operated a  social media startup in Singapore.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Zhen Guo

Zhen is currently a Ph.D. student at MIT EECS. He received his B.A with highest honor in physics and minors in English from UC Berkeley in 2018, where he also spent a year as Tier 1 R&D engineer after graduation. During college, he worked with Alex Zettl at Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute, Xiang Zhang at NSF Nano-scale Science and Engineering Center, and also Yuri Suzuki at Stanford Applied Physics. He was the co-founder and electrical engineer of Sensible Recording and Rendering in Shenzhen, China.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Yawen Tao

Yawen is a current MBA student at Harvard Business School. She has interned with top Chinese investment firms such as FOSUN Investment Group and Capital Today Group as MBA associate. Prior to HBS, Yawen worked in the global trading business at British Petroleum. She has plenty of experience across commodity investment, business development and corporate strategic management. Originally from Wuhan, China, Yawen attended Nanjing University, majoring in International Economics and Trade. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling and learning different culture and business models.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Zhuoran Han

Zhuoran Han is a Ph.D. Candidate in Nuclear Engineering in the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering focusing on computational reactor physics and High Performance Computing. He received his dual Bachelor’s degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University and in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Michigan. Zhuoran is a huge fan of rock climbing and bouldering.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Ann Yin

Ann is a musician, an experienced entrepreneur, and an artist. Before being a student of Berklee, she built a music education school and recently co-founded a technology startup in China.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Zijing Wang

Zijing Wang is a master candidate at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He got his bachelor degree of architecture in Beijing University of Technology with distinction. He has diverse working experience in different fields, such as the movie industry, historic preservation, and architectural design. His research focuses on media impact on conservation. Zijing is also a partner of PanSidong salon and a senior member of Slomo subtitle group.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Qianhui Liang

Qianhui Liang is currently a Master candidate in School of Architecture and Planning at MIT. She got her Bachelor’s degree in Architecture at Tongji University. She is interested in big data analysis and visualization, urban computation, and how big data analytics and digital interactive design can inform and transform physical and spatial urban system, and human behavior.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Audrey Li

Qiaohao (Harry) 

Liang

Qianran He

Wendi Kan

Wenjun Zhang

Xin Yang

Charlotte Li

Mindy Lin

Yingtong (Stella)

Chen

Shipei Feng

Qinmin Zheng

Lance Xie

Vanessa Guo

Audrey is an undergraduate at MIT double majoring in Computer Science and Economics. She currently leads the MIT sourcing team for Harvard Undergraduate Capital Partners, where she connects startups with top VCs and angel investors, including Sequoia and Lux Capital. She is also a former intern at Y Combinator China (now renamed as MiraclePlus). In her spare time, she enjoys reading, meeting new people, and playing golf.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Harry is currently a PhD student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at MIT. At MIT Photovoltaics Lab (ME) and SLI Group (CSAIL), he develops tools to accelerate energy materials R&D processes; more specifically, building suitable robotic, machine learning, and data management tools for labs to speed up their experiments and become ‘smarter’ with analysis. Having grown up in both Finland and China, he obtained his undergraduate degree in Materials Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley. At MIT CEO, Harry is excited to learn about your amazing ideas and here to help you deliver them effectively to your selected audience with a twist. Outside of work, Harry is a bold stand-up comedian, traveler, and part-time basketball referee.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Qianran is working as the senior engineer in Nanoramic Laboratories for energy storage R&D. Her expertise is on high energy density electrode material for lithium-ion batteries. Qianran got her PhD degree from Illinois Institute of Technology, where she is also the awardee of Tang Fellowship. Qianran also served as the board director of American PhD Alliance, and actively organizing events in EV/LIB academic and industrial communities.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Wendi studies Business Administration at Babson College, concentrating in Business Analytics and Entrepreneurship. She is a member of AKPsi Gamma Nu and is currently working on her venture that went through the Summer Venture Program, a renowned seed stage accelerator in Boston. Wendi is passionate about user experience, scaling lean ventures, and theatre performances. In her free time, she likes to watch movies and learn photography.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Wenjun Zhang obtained her master degree in architecture and urban design at Columbia University in the city of New York. She got her bachelor degree of landscape architecture in Tongji University. She is passionate about design related field and social activity, such as real estate, art, urban studies, UI&UX, NPO and social capital.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Xin Yang obtained PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland. She moved to Boston in 2015, and worked as Sr. product managers in several companies including Olympus Corporation, Thermo Fisher Scientific and eClinicalWorks. She also obtained MBA degree from Boston University, with concentration on health sector management. Xin is passionate about innovation in healthcare, aims to make the world a better place via advancing healthcare technologies. She also works as business consultants for several healthcare start ups. In her spare time, she loves skiing, traveling and meeting like-minded people. She has been to 38 countries in the world.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Charlotte is an undergraduate at Emory double major in Economics and Philosophy. She cofound and runs Arc Capital, a hedge fund specialized in statistical arbitrage and global macro research. Currently she participates in pre-IPO investments in SaaS and Energy industry. She formerly interned at 36kr and Hillhouse Capital Management. She enjoys making fine arts, reading, exercising aerial yoga and hanging out with friends in her spare time.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Mindy is currently a student in the Master of Business Analytics program at MIT. Prior to that, she graduated from University of Waterloo in Canada with a degree in Statistics and Actuarial Science. She has previously completed several internships in actuarial, consulting, and finance. During her spare time, she enjoys playing boardgames, travelling, and doing yoga.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Stella currently is an undergraduate student at Babson College. She is exploring in the business world with interests in Operation and Supply Chain Management. Stella is a big fan of photography and writing. She worked for her high school newspaper as the editor-in-chief and currently serves as the Head Photographer for her student-run college newspaper. In her free time, Stella enjoys to cook and watch professional tennis matches. Her favorite player is Roger Federer from Switerland.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Shipei holds a MS in Operations Research from Columbia University. With diverse working experiences in corporate finance and high tech analytics, she is currently focusing on the advanced data analytics uses across Retail, Saas and Fintech. She is also interested in pursuing startup opportunities in the near future. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis, reading non-fictions and doing standup comedy.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Qinmin is a postdoc at MIT senseable city lab. His research interests include the innovative (nano)material development for water purification and sensor development for real-time environmental sensing. He is also interested in entrepreneurship which can bring innovative lab research to address environmental challenges in the real world.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Lance is perusing an MS in Product Design and Development at Northwestern University. He holds a BS in Transportation Design from ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena. He has put his hands on creating the 2022 Fisker Ocean(the world's most sustainable vehicle). And other creative fields such as behavior and experience design, smart hardware. He believes design should bond the relationship between technological progress and humankind.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Vanessa Guo is currently an M&A consultant at EY Parthenon and works on understanding the fundamentals of businesses. She graduated with a Master of Finance degree from MIT and a BA in Statistics and Music from UC Berkeley. Prior to that, she has working experiences in fintech and hedge fund industries, where she co-authored a white paper on equity option pricing and researched on rebalancing strategies of a volatility-controlled index. Outside of work, Vanessa loves music improvisation, exploring nature and watching witty or investigative Netflix shows. She is a Lyric Coloratura Soprano and believes in the power of music.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Ivana(Yifang) Shui

Kun Cheng

Ivana Shui obtained a Master of Medical Science degree in immunology from Harvard Medical School. Ivana currently work as a research associate at MGH Cancer Center focusing on cancer immunology and immunotherapy. She is also the co-founder and CEO at Salvos Therapeutics, a T cell based immunotherapy spin out incubated from Harvard Activate Incubator Program and HBS Arthur Rock Center Accelerator. She is passionate about the next-generation cancer immunotherapy in bringing more promising approaches for a broader patients population.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Kun Cheng holds a master of city planning degree from DUSP, MIT. Before coming to MIT, he received his master's degree in architecture from Washington University in St. Louis, and his bachelor's degree in architecture from Tsinghua University. During school, he worked as an intern in Architectural Design & Research Institute of Tsinghua, China Architecture Design & Research Group, Broad Homes Industry Group, SOM Chicago, and was the Committee Member of the Solar Decathlon China 2018 Committee. He is interested in architecture, city planning, real estate development, and technology.

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

MIT CEO Alumni

Zhen Meng

 

2019-2020

Co-President

Yue Guan

2018-2019

Co-President

Yifeng Che

2019 - 2020

Board Member

Taoyuan Wang

2019 - 2020

Board Member

Xinkai Fu

2018-2019

Co-President

Zhen Cao

2018-2019

Board Member

Yao Zhang

2018-2019

Board Member

Kai Xiang

2017-2018

Founder & President

Gao Tao

2019-2020

Board Member

77 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

mitceo-exec@mit.edu

  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook