Yuan Cheng serves as Senior Vice President of Technology Strategy at Everbridge. In this role, Yuan works closely with the technology leadership team to assess new strategic product development, and the extension of existing technologies, as part of Everbridge’s industry-leading Critical Event Management (CEM) software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform and solutions. Yuan most recently served as Everbridge’s Senior Vice President of Engineering for nearly a decade.
Cheng was the founder and CEO of Hypersun Group Ltd., acquired by Everbridge in 2012. Previous to Hypersun, Cheng was general manager of Gomez China Operations, establishing an offshore engineering team for that company. Prior to joining Gomez, Cheng managed the BroadVision Commerce product at BroadVision. He holds two U.S. patents (7,765,295 and 8,095,650) for his work in methods and apparatus for real user monitoring.
Cheng received his Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Information Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2000 and his Bachelor of Engineering, Precision Instruments from Tsinghua University in 1994.