Mang Zhu is the Chief IP Strategy Officer for ZTE Corporation, where she is responsible for strategically building and maintaining ZTE’s patent portfolio. She holds a Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Vanderbilt University and is a technical expert in the field of wireless communication.
Zhu specializes in the life cycle management of the company’s standards essential patent portfolio, patent analysis and technical support in patent litigation, generating offensive and defensive positions with experienced patent analysis skill for inbound and outbound patent licensing and promoting an innovation culture and patent knowledge training for the company’s research and engineer teams. Prior to joining ZTE, Zhu was Director of Strategy for Motorola/Google/Lenovo, where for 15 years she lead a team of technical patent professionals (non attorneys) in strategically building and maintaining the company’s large patent portfolio. She also spend more than 8 years engaging in mobile research and development.