Yifan Tang is Chief Technology Officer at SERES based in Silicon Valley, USA. At SERES, he leads the development of electric powertrain technologies and products, as well as the development of advanced battery cells and autonomous driving systems. He is also a board director at Tiveni, a battery module startup company with offices in USA and Germany. SERES, partnering with its main strategic investor Chongqing Sokon Industry Group, aims to produce intelligent electric vehicles and their key components for world-wide markets.
Previously he held technical and management positions at (most recent first) Facebook, Lucid Motors, Tesla Motors, Trimble Navigation, IBM and Curtis Instruments, all in Silicon Valley, since 1999. He holds a Master’s degree from Tsinghua University in China and the Ph.D. degree from Ohio State University in USA