Mr. Jerry Zhang
President & General Manager
As the founder and general manager of Shinetech, Jerry is responsible for the strategic direction of the company. Critical factor to Shinetech's success are his commitment to honesty and the channeling of his active and enthusiastic personality into the company spirit.
Jerry brings rich management experience to the company. Prior to founding Shinetech in 2001, Jerry served as a chief editor of Internet Weekly, where he was in charge of internal management. Before joining Internet Weekly, Jerry held a technical director role at the East Changwei Company.
Jerry received a bachelor's degree in Science from Beijing Institute of Technology in 1995.
Mr. John Vanderpool
Vice President, Global Operations
John's cross-functional role focuses on operational excellence within Shinetech by leveraging new business process designs and advanced technology to achieve efficiency while improving client experiences. John has served as a professional in software sales and operations for more than a decade. His experience includes work with leading global services and outsourcing organizations as well as with cutting edge software companies including, Exigen Services, netNumina (Keane) and SupplyScape. John is a Certified Scrum Product Owner and an active member of the Scrum Alliance.
Mr. John Brooks
Vice President, Global Delivery
John oversees the delivery of Shinetech services around the world, a role to which he brings his passion for teamwork and innovation in developing high quality software solutions. John has over 24 years of experience as a software engineer and leader in all aspects of software delivery, including both startups and Fortune 500 companies. John has held senior management positions at Xerox, Autodesk, and Apple. He has deep experience with various software development methodologies, project and quality management, developing and maintaining large-scale enterprise systems, embedded systems, web and desktop applications, systems integration, networking and graphics, and data warehousing.
John holds a BS degree (cum laude) in Computer Science from National University, Berkeley and BA degree in Physical Education and Secondary School Teaching Credential from Sonoma State University, California. He is a Certified Network Engineer and earned a Professional Achievement Award in TCP/IP and Internetwork Engineering from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Mr. Yanqiang Yue
Chief Operating Officer
As chief operating officer, Yanqiang manages Shinetech's operations, internal IT, and administration. He is responsible for streamlining Shinetech's business management and operational processes across the organization.
Yanqiang joined Shinetech at its foundation in 2001, bringing more than 10 years of experience in offshore software development. Yanqiang's experience at Shinetech began as a project manager, where he successfully managed several large-scale Shinetech projects to completion. He is experienced in numerous advanced software development methodologies including Agile Scrum and XP. In 2009, Yanqiang assumed the role of chief operating officer.
Yanqiang received a bachelor's degree in computer software from the Xuzhou College of Architectural Technology.
Mr. Frank Zhang
Vice President, Europe
Senior Technical Project Manager
Frank is responsible for leading the company's technology strategy and development, defining the company's technical vision, and ensuring advanced technology adoption. His rich experience in project management and technical leadership in application software, database development, e-commerce and website construction underpins Shinetech's ability to deliver high-quality services. Prior to joining Shinetech, Frank served as a chief developer in the Network Department of eNet Company Ltd. where he led an engineering team to design and develop the first mature e-commerce platform in China and a cutting-edge content management system.
Frank received a bachelor's degree in science from Beijing Institute of Technology.
Mr. Armin Roth
Director Western Europe
Armin is responsible for driving the marketing and business strategy for Western Europe, including defining industry sectors and working with relevant vertical market segments. Applying his experience in managing globally distributed sales-and-delivery teams and developing long-lasting customer relationships, he serves Shinetech’s growth objectives and initiatives to gain market dominance in strategic areas, like healthcare, IT security and telecommunications. He is also the liaison to European companies that require Shinetech’s help in establishing a Chinese domestic market presence.
Prior to joining Shinetech, Armin worked with global service providers like GlobalLogic and Steria Group, where he held executive and board positions in marketing and sales and was responsible for continual growth in European geographies.
He holds a degree in business administration and economy from Philipps-University Marburg in Germany and is the author of a BITKOM publication on agile contractual issues.