Rong Yu

Microsoft Accelerator Shanghai
CTO

Rong Yu is CTO in Residence of Microsoft Accelerator Shanghai. He has 10+ years of experiences working in Microsoft. Prior to joining Microsoft Accelerator Shanghai, Mr. Yu led product management of MySQL Database on Azure in R&D in Microsoft China Cloud Innovation Center.

He and the team built the product from ground zero and successfully released General Availability in 18 months with average over 20% MoM growth in the following 12 months.  Previously Mr. Yu also worked in the Windows server group as a program manager.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Mr. Yu was a development manager in WebEx Communications (now part of Cisco Systems) responsible for all manageability solutions for WebEx Online Meeting services.

Mr. Yu got his bachelor’s degree in Energy Engineering from Shanghai Jiaotong University in China and a master’s degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M University in United States.

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