Dr. Lu Zhang
Dr. Lu Zhang has16 years of academic experience in teaching a broad range of graduate and undergraduate courses in computer science, EMBA, MBA, MIS, and information technology programs. Excellent teaching and communication skills as evidenced by teaching evaluations.10 years of experience in developing and teaching certificate programs for business and working professionals as well as experience and ability to organize study-abroad programs. 8 years of project management experience with startup companies as well as Fortune 100 companies.15 years of experience in leading, architecting, designing and developing complex and large-scale information systems as well as cross functional projects. Diverse experience in complete software development lifecycle from system engineering and requirement collecting/analysis, project planning and management, prototyping, design, development, performance tuning, implementation, change management, testing, integration, deployment, documentation, training, to maintenance.
5 years of experience in coordinating and managing off-shore software development projects. Excellent administration and coordination abilities.
Very diverse industry and business experience obtained from: (1) working with companies of various sizes from start-up to Fortune 500, (2) working with a variety of industrial sectors such as E-commerce, internet, telecommunications, financial, insurance, healthcare, video, and facility management, and (3) working in a variety of capacities from consultant, software engineer, DBA, system engineer, technical manager, project manager, to CTO and COO