Sentiance welcomes Yaoheng Zhang as General Manager for China

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ANTWERP, Belgium and SHANGHAI, China (May 8th, 2018) - Following an earlier announcement on setting up an office in China, Sentiance is pleased to announce the appointment of Yaoheng (Yao) Zhang as General Manager.

Yao joins Sentiance from Cisco China, where he spent 11 years across multiple senior roles in business development and product marketing. His experience in leveraging technology to develop new business in China market is exceptional.

Toon Vanparys, CEO of Sentiance, commented: ‘We are happy Yao is joining our global team. We look forward to having Yao build out the local team and address the important strategic opportunities for Sentiance in China.’

Yao has a unique ability to create new and innovative business solutions powered by cutting-edge technology.  By joining Sentiance, he will be able to improve people’s lives through technology, which has always been his passion.

“Behavioral and contextual intelligence will be key in creating highly personalized experiences in China’s increasingly mobile-first and data-driven market. The development of AI enabled solutions will definitely create new opportunities in smart mobility, connected health, online-to-offline retail, and smart cities. The market prospects are very broad. Sentiance is very well positioned to become the local leader in contextual intelligence, and I’m thrilled to be a part of this success story,” said Yao.

In addition to Yao joining, we are also pleased to welcome Charles Wang, joining from Lenovo, to reinforce the Sentiance business development team in China. Charles will focus on expanding our commercial go-to-market activities across our core verticals in Mobility, Insurance, Health and O2O Commerce.

Under their leadership, Sentiance’s growing team in China will be well positioned to capture the significant opportunities in the Chinese market.

Header image description: Yaoheng (Yao) Zhang is on the right and Charles Wang on the left side of the header image

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Sentiance’s AI platform turns IOT and smartphone sensor data into rich insights about people’s behavior and real-time context. These insights help companies engage with their customers and users in a hyper-personalized way. Sentiance’s technology is used in insurance, health, mobility, smart home, connected car, and commerce applications.

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