Dr. Bo Zhou is CEO of Insigma Hengtian Software Ltd. and Vice President of Insigma Technology Co., Ltd.
Under the leadership of Dr. Zhou, Hengtian has undergone major development within the past decade. As one of the first Chinese companies to provide technology services directly to Wall Street financial institutions, Hengtian has evolved into an exemplary enterprise with a strong industry-university-research partnership, and in recent years has increasingly invested in its innovation efforts. Hengtian has successfully executed its growth strategy of providing services directly to end clients in an active and steady manner. Hengtian has established long-term business relationships with global clients such as State Street, DST, Reuters, Cisco, SanDisk and Toshiba, and domestic clients such as the China Foreign Exchange Trading Center, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the Shanghai Clearing House and Nongfu Spring. Hengtian continues to introduce innovative solutions in fields such as Internet finance, digital commerce for large enterprises, cloud services, big data and mobile office automation, to name a few. The company collaborates closely with Zhejiang University and other universities in innovation, technology, and recruitment. Since first being established by only a few founders, Hengtian has grown into a company with nearly 1,500 employees, serving as one of the leading software technology companies in China.
As Vice President of Insigma Technology, Dr. Zhou is responsible for the company's outsourcing business in the European and North American markets, software products and solutions for the China market, as well as research and development for cutting-edge technologies.
Between 2003 and 2005, Dr. Zhou took part in establishing Zheda Innovation UniverseSoft Ltd., serving as its Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. UniverseSoft provided development and maintenance services for State Street Corporation's core business systems, and was acquired by State Street in late 2005, later becoming State Street's largest overseas research and development center.
Dr. Zhou graduated from Zhejiang University with his PhD degree in Computer Applications. He has conducted extensive research in the fields of database management systems, software engineering, quality control and data analysis.