Xia Zhang

Former CTO Bank of China & CIO, Enterprise Strategist at AWS

Xia joined AWS in Janurary of 2015 as an. In this role, Xia works with enterprise technology executives to share experiences and strategies for how the cloud can help them increase speed and agility while devoting more of their resources to their customers.
Prior to joining AWS, Xia was CEO of Wyvern Infotech in 2012-2014; CTO of SAP Greater China from 2006 to 2012; CTO for Retail Banking and Credit Card Center, Bank of China from 2002 to 2006. Xia worked for Ford Motor Company from 1993 to 2002 in various positions, with Ford Microelectronics, Ford Research Lab, Corporate IT and Finance, and held the position of CIO of FordDirect from 2000 to 2002.

Xia has more than 20 years of experience in IT development, business development, and enterprise IT technology and management, both in the USA and China. He brings extensive experience in the fields of cloud computing, AI/ML, big data, mobile, social, and leverages this expertise to create business value by through innovation and technology adoption.
Xia has a B.S. from Peking University, a M.A and Ph.D. from Rice University.