Yi Zhang's Work Experience
Strategy, Operations & Partnerships
San Francisco Bay Area
American Trucking Associations
Automated Trucking Committee
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Technology Investment Banking
2016 to 2019
Palo Alto, California
2016 to 2016
Zürich Area, Switzerland
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About Yi Zhang's Current CompanyPony.ai
Pony.ai is a leading autonomous technology company backed by Sequoia, Toyota, Fidelity, etc. We are building the safest and most reliable vehicle-agnostic self-driving tech to serve global mobility and logistics markets Pony.ai is a leading autonomous technology company backed by Sequoia, Toyota, Fidelity, etc. We are building the safest and most reliable vehicle-agnostic self-driving tech to serve global mobility and logistics markets
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Yi Zhang works for Pony.ai
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Yi Zhang is Strategy, Operations & Partnerships
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Yi Zhang works in the Financial Services industry.
About Yi Zhang
💼 Past Experience
As a Strategy, Operations & Partnerships at Pony.ai in San Francisco Bay Area, Yi Zhang is responsible for developing new autonomous technology projects and overseeing the company's overall operations. In this role, she works with a team of engineers to develop and deploy autonomous vehicles. She also has experience in investment banking and software development. In 2016, Yi Zhang joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Palo Alto, California. There, she advised global technology and industrial clients on 20+ M&A, IPO and other capital markets transactions. Yi Zhang left Bank of America Merrill Lynch in 2019 to become a software engineer at boatify. boatify is a boat-sharing startup that relies on autonomous vehicles to move its users around the world. Yi Zhang billed herself as a self-starter, and she seems to have succeeded. After LIMITED experience with autonomous vehicles, she started her own startup, which she describes as the safest and most reliable autonomous tech company in the world. Yi Zhang is currently employed at Pony.ai, a leading autonomous technology company. There, she is responsible for developing new autonomous vehicles, overseeing company operations, and working with a team of engineers to develop and deploy autonomous vehicles.
After she finished her undergraduate studies at Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Yi Zhang was drafted into the army. She served for two years and then she came back to the United States where she completed her B.S. in Computer Science and Economics at Northwestern University. After her studies, Yi Zhang started her career as a financial analyst at a major financial institution in the United States. After a few years, she decided to move back to China and serve in the Ministry of Commerce. Finally, Yi Zhang decided to come back to the United States and to become a teacher at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.Most of Yi Zhang's educational experiences were in the areas of computer science and economics. In her previous work experience, she has recognized that while computer science and economics might not be the most popular majors, they are both very important in a future career. Additionally, she has found that the Kellogg School of Management is a very promising place to study. Here, she will have the opportunity to combine her skills in computer science and economics with her knowledge of business. Yi Zhang is confident that she will be able to help her students in their professional careers and she is excited to be a part of the Kellogg School of Management.
💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills
When it comes to experience, Yi Zhang has a very diverse background in strategy, operations, and partnerships. With over five years of experience in autonomous Driving and Mobility Technology, Yi Zhang has a strong understanding of all the different stages of development that go into these technologies. Yi Zhang is also excellent at problem-solving and is knowledgable about all the different technologies involved in self-driving vehicles.Since joining Pony.ai in 2016, Yi Zhang has played a major role in the company’sAutonomous Driving and Mobility Technology development. In this role, Yi Zhang has overseen and participated in many cold- fusion testing and demonstrations of the company’s autonomous driving technology. Yi Zhang has also been a key part of the development team responsible for creating the company’s Lite Driver program. This program is designed to help riders of vehicle-less buses and bikes experience detailed tourist destinations without ever having to leave their ride.In addition to her work with autonomous Driving and Mobility Technology, Yi Zhang is also well-versed in Capital Markets. Yi Zhang has experience working in Technology Investment Banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch from 2016 to 2019 in Palo Alto, California. In this role, Yi Zhang advised global technology and industrial clients on 20+ M&A, IPO, and other capital markets transactions. Yi Zhang has also experience working in software development and internationally in boat sharing startups.
In a nutshell
Introversion (I), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)
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