Adam Zheng

COO and Co-Founder at ObEN

Yi (Adam) Zheng is the co-founder and COO of ObEN, an artificial intelligence company developing Personal Artificial Intelligence (PAI), a 3D intelligent avatar that looks, talks, and behaves uniquely like its human counterpart. ObEN is an early adopter of Project PAI, a fully decentralized blockchain based network designed to give people trackable ownership and management rights to their PAI. Adam’s career first started in 2003 as co-founder of China‚Äôs leading dating site which now has over 270M users. In 2007, Adam became a venture partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners. Adam received a Master’s in Financial Engineering from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley (2003), and a Ph.D. in transportation system from UC Davis (2003), and MS in Environmental Engineering from Tsinghua University in China in 1998. While Adam studied his Ph.D., he published papers in Atmospheric Environment, Environmental Science and Technology, and Transportation Research Part B. Adam speaks both Chinese (native) and English.