Chris Zhang - 张耀文

Head of Growth at Kaiko Systems

Chris Zhang, also known as 张耀文, has an extensive work experience in various roles and industries. Chris currently serves as the Head of Growth at Kaiko Systems, where they oversee the empowerment of shipping companies through the utilization of structured and verified data for safety, efficiency, and quality improvements. Chris also works as a Growth Mentor at Stacks Accelerator, providing guidance and mentorship to help businesses grow.

In the past, Chris has held the position of Germany Representative at SETIC - Sino-European Technology & Innovation Cooperation. Prior to that, they worked at SOSV as a Senior Growth Manager and Growth Manager, contributing to early-stage venture capital investments and managing accelerators. Chris also worked at Orbit Startups as a Senior Growth Manager, Growth Manager, Program Manager, and Community Manager at Chinaccelerator, supporting international startups in expanding into the Chinese market.

Additionally, Chris has served as an Expert In Residence at URBUNX and Co-Founder of Precious Plastic Shanghai. Chris was also the Executive Manager at XinCheJian and Co-Founder of Legion Concepts.

Throughout their career, Chris has showcased their expertise in growth management, venture capital investments, mentorship, program management, and community building.

Chris Zhang, also known as 张耀文, obtained a Bachelor's degree in Finance and French from Shanghai University of International Business and Economics from 2011 to 2015. Additionally, they have obtained several certifications including Agile Analytics from the University of Virginia in January 2021, Product Development: Customer Journey Mapping from Coursera in September 2020, Initiating and Planning Projects from UC Irvine in January 2020, Build a Modern Computer from First Principles: From Nand to Tetris from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in March 2016, TEF - 6 (Test d’Evaluation de Français) from FIAF - French Institute Alliance Française in May 2015, and Business English Certificate from Cambridge English Language Assessment in January 2014.


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  • Head of Growth

    May, 2021 - present

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