Hong Ding is Co-Founder and CEO of Esgyn Corporation, with business operations in both US and China.  Hong was previously the Executive Vice President in charge of product development and service business at Esgyn. Prior to this, he was the Senior Director responsible for developing various data management products at HP. He has more than twenty years of experience in software engineering, cloud automation, artificial intelligence and Big Data technologies. Under his engineering leadership, HP introduced the first IaaS offering to the market in 2007, which has become the core platform for Managed Cloud Service in HP’s Cloud Service portfolio.

Hong holds a PhD in Computer Engineering, specialized in Artificial Intelligence and Smart Manufacturing, from Huazhong University of Science and Technology.