Yushi Shen Ph.D.

Yushi Shen

Chair of Microsoft Asian ERG
Software Design Engineer
Prof. Yushi Shen serves a VP and CTO for cloud buisness, as well as GM of the Next-Generation Data Center BU, at 21Vianet Group Inc (NADAC:VNET), which is a cyberspace infrastructure service provider with internationsl impact and the largest third-party independent data center operator in China. Prof. Shen is aslo the National “Thousand People Plan” Specially-invided Expert, the General Secretary of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) in the greater China reigon, and the General Secretary of of the China Cloud System Pioneer Strategic Alliance. He was the former Microsoft Strategy Consultant, Senior Software Architect, the Chairman of Chinese Microsoft Employee, and the Chairman of the Microsoft Asian Human Resources Group.

Dr. Shen has over 15 years of research, development, and management experience in the IT industry, and leadership experience in influential international organizations. Dr. Shen is also an internationally recognized expert in the areas of cloud computing, video coding, cyberspace security, and wireless communication. He is the recipient of various international awards and recognitions.

Dr. Shen recieved his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. China, M.S., and Ph.D degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, from the Univ. of California at San Diego (UCSD), La Jolla, and MBA degree from Univ. of Washington (WA)