On Tuesday, media outlet 36 Kr reported that Zhou Bowen, Chair of JD.com’s Technology Committee, resigned from JD.com and prepares to begin a company in the AI market. Quickly Sze Meng, who has actually served as the President of South East Asia for JD.com for 2 years, has actually left his post He will sign up with TiffinLabs, a Singapore-based food tech business, as CEO.
After Zhou Bowen was welcomed by JD.com CEO Liu Qiangdong to the business in September 2017, he ended up being the vice president, accountable for the associated companies of AI Research and platform department. He reported straight to Liu Qiangdong. According to the report, Zhou Bowen’s position at JD.com is still shown as a “supervisor” without any particular description. According to individuals acquainted with the matter, there will be hold-ups in internal details. At present, Zhou Bowen has actually resigned, however he is still revealed as the President of JD Cloud & AI.
JD.com’s main site likewise reveals that Dr. Zhou Bowen is an IEEE Fellow. He as soon as worked as Director of the AI Foundations Lab at IBM Research, Chief Scientist of IBM Watson Group, and a Distinguished Engineer of IBM, holding a number of crucial management positions throughout his 15- year period at IBM’s head office.
Soon Sze Meng’s LinkedIn account reveals that he finished from Stanford University and after that went to the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University for an MBA. He has actually worked for speaking with company McKinsey & Company and monetary services business VISA. Quickly Sze Meng signed up with JD.com in September 2019 and was accountable for business advancement of JD.com in Southeast Asia.