Zenlayer announced that David Xie has been named Chief Product Officer. In this role, David will lead the company’s Product Management & Development (PMD) Organization, which consists of Product Management, Research and Development, Product Operations, Product Marketing and Partnership.
As the CPO, David will lead the team to create and iterate solutions for enterprises and build a world-class product management organization at Zenlayer. He will focus on innovating Zenlayer’s Edge Cloud product & services, including Cloud Networking, Global Intelligent Accelerator (GIA), Content Delivery Network (CDN), Bare Metal Cloud and Edge Cloud Data Center Services to improve the digital experience for billions of users across the world.
Joe Zhu, CEO at Zenlayer, said, “David is an excellent product leader for Zenlayer. He has a deep understanding of industries and enterprise technology, with over 20 years’ expertise in product innovation and growth. I am confident that David’s strong leadership and knowledge will take Zenlayer’s cloud products and services to the next level.”
“I am thrilled to join a winning team.” said David Xie, Chief Product Officer. “With a massive private backbone infrastructure and software-defined solutions that enables instant service, Zenlayer has served enterprises across industries to improve their users’ digital experience. I’m excited to help Zenlayer deliver stronger value to billons of users and generate 10X return for our customers for their payment.”
“Innovation and transformation are the ethos of our business. We are excited to have an industry leader like David join us at Zenlayer, who brings in a high level of experience that can immensely support the business in achieving newer heights globally,” said Mr. Amit Singh, Managing Director Zenlayer India.
“David brings extensive experience in product management and corporate strategy that will take our enterprise edge cloud solution services to a wider audience and successfully work towards enhancing the digital experience for billions of users in India”, further added Mr. Amit.
Before joining Zenlayer, David was Group Vice President of Digital Products at Gartner. While at Gartner, he held multiple leadership roles with responsibilities for product management, corporate strategy, data science, sales enablement and digital transformation. Prior to Gartner, he also worked as a Management Consultant at McKinsey, IT Architect at Openwave, and as a founder for a couple of start-ups.
David holds an M.B.A. from the Cornell University Johnson Business School, M.S. of Computer Science from the University of Maryland and B.S. of Electronics from Huazhong University of Science and Technology.