[2018-05-25] Mr. Phillip Chang, Co-founder and GM of Ayla Networks,”Challenges and Opportunities of Enterprise IoT Platform”

Poster:Post date:2018-05-23
Title: Challenges and Opportunities of Enterprise IoT Platform 
Date: 2018-05-25 15:40-17:00
Location: R103, CSIE
Speaker: Mr. Phillip Chang, Co-founder and GM of Ayla Networks
Hosted by: Prof. Jane Hsu




How to capture the fastest growing IoT opportunities: smart home, appliances, industrial, telecom & service providers markets by providing enterprise grade IoT platform with 4 concentrated areas: Security, Stability, Scalability and Smart (AI).




Phillip has 25 years of experience building and growing companies in Taiwan, China and the United States. Prior to founding Ayla, Phillip was at ZeroG Wireless, where he was responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with Asian manufacturers, suppliers, and customers, working with some of Asia’s largest contract manufacturers and technology providers. Phillip has also served as an executive vice president at Broadweb, a networking security vendor, CEO of Linkpeople, an early social network application developer, and founder of Macsense, a third party developer of Mac peripherals.


A recognized business leader in Asia, Phillip has been called upon to instruct local corporate groups and support start-up fund raising activities in Taiwan and Shanghai. In 2004, he was honored to be a representative of Taiwan’s Information Telecommunication and Communication delegation to APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Conference) in Seoul, Korea. Phillip has a BA from UC Berkeley, an MS from Stanford University, Ph.D and licensed in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Before beginning his career in business, he was a world-class athlete, participating as a member of Taiwan’s Olympic swimming team.


As the Co-founder and GM of Ayla Networks in Greater China, Phillip has watched Ayla grow from a small two person start-up in Silicon Valley to an IoT leader in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He established the Ayla Greater China region, recruited more than 50 employees in 3 years and signed contracts with more than 100 top customers. Moreover, he supported the company in closing its four rounds of financing; totaling roughly 130M USD. Recently, Ayla has been recognized as a global IoT leader by several of the top media corps, such as Garter, MIIT of China, and Financial Summit.


張南雄(Phillip)在中國大陸、台灣以及美國等地擁有25年的創業和管理經驗。在創立Ayla之前,Phillip曾任職於ZeroG Wireless,負責開發與維護亞洲的供應商和客戶關係,與眾多亞洲頂級的製造商和科技公司建立了長期的良好關係。此外,Phillip還曾在網路安全公司Broadweb擔任執行副總裁,在社交網路應用公司Linkpeople擔任首席執行長,並且是Mac周邊設備開發商Macsense的創始人。





Phillip張南雄為Ayla Networks聯合創始人及大中華區總經理,7年間親眼見證了Ayla從矽谷小廚房裡的新創公司,到成為橫跨歐美亞三大洲的聯網領域領導者,從2位聯合創始人發展至170+名員工。他親手創辦了Ayla大中華區,在3年內從零建立起50+人的強大團隊,與100+頂級客戶完成簽約;幫助公司完成4輪增資,總計超過1.3億美金;在此期間,Ayla獲得GartnerIoT Cool Vendor》,中國工信部《年度物聯網解決方案獎》和財經峰會《最佳品牌獎》,並連續被各大權威媒體評選為全球領先的物聯網企業。

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