Asia-Pacific Leadership Council
Dr. Zhenyu Zhou
Chariman & CEO
Actions (Zhuhai) Technology Co., Ltd.
Dr. Zhou has over 20 years of senior management experience, with expertise in establishing R&D teams, setting strategy and product road maps, and driving revenue growth through design with activity. A native of China who has extensive U.S. management experience, Dr. Zhou has proficiency in effectively running a China-based company that serves the global markets.
Dr. Zhou has joined Actions since 2012. He has served as CEO of Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd. from January 2012 to January 2014, and as Chairman of Board & CEO of Actions (Zhuhai) Technology Co., Ltd since 2014. During his tenure, Dr. Zhou leads his team in developing a great number of products which received various rewards nation-wide and province-wide. Previously Dr. Zhou served as Founder and CEO of Mavrix Technology, a developer of multimedia and mobile TV SOCs for brand name and non-branded cell phone makers, he founded Mavrix technology in 2005 in California. Prior to that, Dr. Zhou served as Senior Vice President of digital imaging products at ESS Technology, Inc., based in Fremont, California and developer of CMOS sensors for cell phone makers such as Motorola, Samsung and LG. In January 1999, Dr. Zhou founded NetRidium Communications, Inc., In Irvine, California, a leader in high speed home networking. In February 2000, NetRidium, Inc. was acquired by ESS Technologies, Inc. Prior to funding NetRidium, Inc., Dr. Zhou held multiple senior level engineering positions at Conexant/Rockwell in Newport Beach, California.
Dr. Zhou graduated with a master's degree and PhD from the Signal and Image Processing Institute at the University of Southern California, Viterbi School of Engineering. Dr. Zhou holds a master's degree and a bachelor's degree from Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China. At present, Dr. Zhou is "The High-Level Talents (Level I) in Zhuhai". In addition, he was also named China IC Design Industry 2014 Entrepreneur.