Excellent Personnel, Excellent Service

Bo Zhou

President and Chief Executive Officer,Insigma Hengtian Software Ltd.
Vice President, Insigma Technology Co., Ltd.

Dr. Bo Zhou is CEO of Insigma Hengtian Software Ltd. and Vice President of Insigma Technology Co., Ltd. Under the leadership of Dr. Zhou, Hengtian has undergone major development within the past decade. As one of the first Chinese companies to provide technology services directly to Wall Street financial institutions, Hengtian has evolved into an exemplary enterprise with extensive innovation cooperation among industries, universities and research institutes, and in recent years has increasingly invested in its innovation efforts. Hengtian has successfully executed its growth strategy of providing services directly to end clients in an active,steady manner and established long-term business relationships with global clients such as State Street, DST, Reuters, Cisco and Toshiba, and domestic clients such as the China Foreign Exchange Trade System, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the Shanghai Clearing House and Shanghai Commercial Paper Exchange. In addition, it continues to introduce innovative solutions in fields such as financial technology, new retail, cloud services, big data and software quality assurance, to name a few. It  collaborates closely with Zhejiang University and other universities in innovation, technology, and recruitment. Since first being established by only a few founders, Hengtian has grown into a company with more than 2000 employees, serving as one of the leading software technology companies in China. As Vice President of Insigma Technology, Dr. Zhou is responsible for the company's outsourcing business, as well as research and development for cutting-edge technologies. Between 2003 and 2005, Dr. Zhou took part in establishing Zheda Innovation UniverseSoft Ltd., serving as its Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. UniverseSoft provided development and maintenance services for State Street Corporation's core business systems, and was acquired by State Street in late 2005, later becoming State Street's largest overseas research and development center. Dr. Zhou graduated from Zhejiang University with his PhD degree in Computer Applications. He has conducted extensive research in the fields of database management systems, software engineering, quality control and data analysis.

Robert R.Williams

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Insigma Hengtian Software Ltd.
Former Executive Vice President of the Asia Pacific / Latin American Division of State Street Corporation

Robert R. Williams is the Chairman of Hengtian Software Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Insigma and a joint venture with State Street Corporation. Mr. Williams has thirty years'experience in banking and investment services, most recently as Executive Vice President of State Street with responsibility for its Asia Pacific and Latin America business groups. He was involved in the establishment of the Technology Center jointly initiated by Zhejiang University and State Street and remains active with that enterprise. Mr. Williams has extensive experience in financial services, with particular focus on process workflows and technology. He also has substantial experience with regional regulatory and fiduciary affairs. He was involved in the late 1990's as a senior consultant to the Hong Kong government on the creation of the Mandatory Provident Fund and worked over an extended period, along with a number of other firms and individuals, with PRC regulators on the creation of rules and procedures to support the introduction of the open end mutual fund industry in China. Mr. Williams is currently based in Boston. He is a director of a Shanghai-based joint venture mutual fund company, a director of a Washington-based pension consulting firm specializing in technology and workflows and is involved in various volunteer organizations in the U.S. He has a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and MA from the University of Missouri at Kansas City.

Shanping Li

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Insigma Hengtian Software, Ltd.

Mr. Shanping Li is Senior Vice President of Insigma Hengtian Software, Ltd. He is mainly responsible for the company's technology directions, and is also leading the Infrastructure Department, the Information Security Office and the Advanced Consulting Service Department.

Prior to the current position, Mr. Li has been a professor in the College of Computer Science and Technology at Zhejiang University. He has over 30 years of experience in teaching courses at Zhejiang University and has also published many technical books covering various advanced topics, including books'Linux Operating System and Experimental Tutorial (1999)', 'Code Analysis to Linux Kernel', 'Learning while Digging: Learning Linux Kernel by Practice', etc.

He has led the team to complete 9 national and provincial research and development projects, and won the third prize of State Scientific and Technological Progress, and the second prize of Science and Technology Progress of the Ministry of Education. He was awarded the CIMS Theme Advanced Worker of National High-tech R&D Program (863 Program) and was selected to Zhejiang Provincial 'New Century 151 Talent Project'.

Mr. Li received his PhD degree in computer science from Zhejiang University. His interesting research areas include Very Large Information Systems, Distributed Computing, Operating System Kernels, and Software Engineering.

Zhongdong Huang

Senoir Vice President, Insigma Hengtian Software, Ltd.

Mr. Zhongdong Huang is Senior Vice President of Insigma Hengtian Software, Ltd, responsible for managing the service delivery for many important clients.

Mr. Huang is also an Associate Professor at the College of Computer Science and Technology at Zhejiang University. He teaches computer-related courses, including Principles of Database Systems and Data Structure.

Mr. Huang started his career in Information Technology in 1992 as a graduate student studying Computer Software at Zhejiang University.

Since then, he has held the positions of Senior Development and Project Manager, during which he successfully completed many projects and gained significant academic expertise and technical experience in areas ranging from low-level system software to high-level information management systems, including device drivers, network security, message-oriented middleware, main memory databases, advanced distributed system architecture, trading systems, sales positioning systems, ERP systems, and more. His in-depth IT knowledge, ability to learn quickly, and professional communication and management skills have prepared him to face new challenges in both the service and technology fields.

Mr. Huang graduated from Zhejiang University with a PhD in Computer Science.

Jianjing Yang

Vice President, Insigma Hengtian Software, Ltd.

Mr. Jianjing Yang is Vice President of Insigma Hengtian Software, Ltd.

He is responsible for product development, operation and promotion of artificial intelligence and big data technology applications in the secondary investment market.

Mr. Yang has led his teams in the R&D of various financial products created by Hengtian, including Forex Market Maker System, Quantitative Trading System for Futures, and Robo-advisor, meanwhile fostering long-term cooperation with the China Foreign Exchange Trade System, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China Guangfa Bank and investment institutions. Mr. Yang has a strong technology management background and more than 20 years of extensive experience in IT services in the financial industry. He has extensive practical and technical expertise in the R&D, design and planning and has participated in  various projects including the bank payment system, bank front-end system, bank middle business platform, bank credit system and POS terminal devices. Mr. Yang has solid domain knowledge in the field of finance, especially stock-related business and bank card payment and credit business.

Mr. Yang also serves as President and CEO of Zhejiang Capirobo Information Technology Co., Ltd. Capirobo Technology was formerly the development team of Hengtian specializing in quantitative financial technology. It understands the essence of investment and makes full use of artificial intelligence and big data technology, and produces a series of financial databases with economic logic support that can significantly defeat the market. These data can be exported through the database, and also displayed on the investment research platform (PC side) and the Intelligent Investment APP (mobile side) provided by the company.

Prior to joining Hengtian in 2008, Mr. Yang worked for Sunyard Technology Co., Ltd. and Hangzhou Singlee Electronics Co., Ltd. During that time, he was a pioneer of the national Golden Card Project and participated in the regulation draft and system design of the first banking/gas card in China. He played a significant role in the R&D of the multi-bank POS sharing system and created a new architectural model for the POS system. This system greatly improved the efficiency of bank investments and gained the honor of HP Global POS Best Application Award. Mr. Yang also led the development of the Personal Credit System, which won the Hangzhou Science & Technology Progress Award and was widely adopted by Shanghai Pudong Development Bank, Industrial Bank, Bank of Communication and several city commercial banks. Mr. Yang also acted as Product Manager of the Wireless POS Terminal, which was exported to more than 20 countries in Europe and the Middle East.

Mr. Yang graduated from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1992.

Jian Wang

Vice President, Insigma Hengtian Software, Ltd.

Mr. Jian Wang is Vice President of Insigma Hengtian Software, Ltd. He is currently responsible for the overall delivery of the company’s development projects, as well as assisting in the company’s daily operations.

Mr. Wang has over 16 years of experience in Global Collaboration Software development. He joined the Zhejiang University – State Street Technology Center in 2003 and participated in the development of a number of internal core systems for State Street Corporation. In 2004, he visited the Tata Research Development and Design Centre (TRDDC) in Pune, India as a member of the first group of representatives from Zhejiang University. In 2009, he assumed the leading role in the cooperation with the U.S. listed company DST Systems and established long-term relationship with the company, and expanded the Hengtian delivery team from just four members to over 100 members. Starting from 2013, he has been responsible for the company's business development and capacity building in the fields of e-commerce, smart new retail, online education and training. He has led the team and successfully provided technical services for leading enterprises such as Nongfu Spring, China Tobacco, YTO Express, Wuliangye Group and Netease, empowering traditional enterprises to transform and upgrade their business with innovative technologies.

Mr. Wang specializes in building professional technical teams in industries such as Finance, E-commerce and FMCG, providing reliable technology services to clients according to their needs. In addition, Mr. Wang leads his team in continually launching new products and solutions in the field of E-commerce, which are already adopted by a number of high-profile companies in China.

Mr. Wang graduated from Zhejiang University with a PhD in Computer Science.

Wells Shi

Vice President, Insigma Hengtian Software, Ltd.

Mr. Wei Shi is Vice President of Insigma Hengtian Software, Ltd and is mainly responsible for the company's offshore IT services, including the R&D and delivery for U.S. and European clients, as well as assisting in managing the company's daily operations. He also served as the Deputy General Manager of Anhui Insigma Hengtian Software Co., Ltd., responsible for the overall management.

Mr. Shi joined Hengtian in 2007 and has served in a variety of roles including Technical Team Leader, Project Manager, and Account Manager. With years of project management experience in the financial information industry, Mr. Shi possesses  sophisticated domain knowledge and insight into transfer agency systems for funds, as well as practical IT solutions for the U.S. healthcare system and life and pension business in Europe. He is very familiar with account management practices for multi-national funds and pension regulations in China and Ireland. He has successfully completed nearly 100 projects for Hengtian's European and North American clients, including but not limited to the "Commission Engine for European Hedge Funds", "ISA in the UK", "L&P Consumer Portal for the U.S." and "POS Solution to U.S. Healthcare Entities", thereby fostering close relationships with a number of Hengtian's strategic clients. In 2013, he was interviewed by China Central Television's (CCTV) Financial Channel. In 2019, he was selected as NICSA NOVA award winner in the Emerging Leaders category.

Since 2015, Mr. Shi has been responsible for the foundation and operations of Anhui Insigma Hengtian Software, Ltd. As the second delivery center of Hengtian, Anhui Hengtian has provided strong support for the project delivery at home and abroad. As an important part of Hengtian’s entry into central China, Anhui Hengtian is playing its role as a focal point that facilitates the business expansion in new region.

Mr. Shi graduated from Zhejiang University with a PhD in Computer Science, and was a key member of multiple Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) national projects. His research interests include grid computing and pervasive computing.

Xiaochun Zhu

Vice President and HR Director, Insigma Hengtian Software, Ltd.

Mr. Xiaochun Zhu is Vice President of Insigma Hengtian Software, Ltd. He is mainly responsible for building and developing the company's quality assurance services as wells as infrastructure managed services, and its offshore IT service operations with State Street.

The Software Quality Assurance team led by Mr. Zhu provides professional services and solutions including financial business testing, test automation, performance engineering, and security testing. The team has independently developed the Hengtian Quality Assurance Management System and the Hengtian Test Automation Platform. The team currently provides software quality assurance services to dozens of well-known clients including State Street, DST, Cisco, Toshiba, China Foreign Exchange Trade System, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bank of Hangzhou, Shanghai Clearing House, AUX Group and so on.

Mr. Zhu graduated from Zhejiang University with a PhD in Computer Science and Technology and possesses a deep understanding of software engineering, software quality assurance, and software testing.

Jun Chen

Vice President, Insigma Hengtian Software, Ltd.

Mr. Jun Chen is Vice President of Insigma Hengtian Software, Ltd. He is mainly responsible for the company’s marketing and sales management.

With 20 years of IT experience and extensive knowledge in finance, telecommunications, internet and other fields, he has developed a number of technical lines for the company's domestic and international business, including cluster database migration, large-scale report migration, IaaS cloud computing platform and smart home.

He was responsible for the project deliveries for a number of important clients at home and abroad, including State Street Bank, one famous US investment consulting company, etc. At the same time, he successfully established a Mobile Internet innovation team, an IoT innovation team, a big data team and successively built relationships with a number of clients such as CITIC Group, Hengyi Petrochemical, and FOTILE Group.

Pior to joining Hengtian, Mr. Chen worked at companies including the Hangzhou New Century Information Technology Company, AsiaInfo Technologies, Strategic Systems Solutions (Hangzhou), and Amdocs, where he gained rich experience in business analysis, system architecture and project management. He  has an extensive knowledge of the back office support system architecture of international investment banks, as well as the domestic telecommunications industry.

Mr. Chen graduated from Jilin University in 1998 with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and Application.

Xiaoyan Han

Vice President, Insigma Hengtian Software, Ltd.

Ms. Xiaoyan Han is Vice President of Insigma Hengtian Software, Ltd. She is responsible for exploring and developing the domestic financial market.

Ms. Han has led the team to provide professional development, testing, demand analysis and consulting services to many clients such as China Foreign Exchange Trade System, Shanghai Clearing House and Shanghai Commercial Paper Exchange, and continues to lead the team to independently develop a series of IT products for the interbank market, such as Hengtian Financial Data Service Platform and Hengtian Bond Market Maker.

Ms. Han has more than 10 years of experience in IT services in the financial industry. She is familiar with domestic RMB and foreign exchange business, especially the bonds, commercial paper and foreign exchange businesses related to the interbank market and also has an extensive experience in product planning and design.

Since joining Hengtian in 2007, Ms. Han has served in the positions of test leader, requirement analysis manager and project manager. As a pioneer in Hengtian's domestic financial market development, she led the team to successfully complete the foreign exchange trading center FX2009, RMB transaction system, and also assisted the CFETS to build the IMIX standard;  The team also completed the construction of Hengtian financial data service platform, bond market maker, quotation engine and other products based on the business with CFETS, Shanghai Clearing House, and Shanghai Commercial Paper Exchange. Those products have been successfully adopted and highly recognized by major domestic commercial banks and securities.

Ms. Han received her Master Degree in Software Engineering from Zhejiang University.

Karym Murphy

Managing Director for Hengtian Services LLC.

Mrs. Karym Murphy is the Managing Director of Hengtian Services LLC, which represents the US expansion of Insigma Hengtian Software Ltd. Ms. Murphy is responsible for the general operations of Hengtian Services, and the overseas business development and client relationship management of Hengtian. Mrs. Murphy has over 20 years of experience in financial services, specializing in new business development and marketing communications. She spent 14 years with State Street Corporation in the mutual fund and pension administration businesses. She was also instrumental in establishing a Global Corporate Communications group for the company. Mrs. Murphy began her career in 1982 at Fidelity Investments, where she established and grew a 24-hour, multi-site customer service support organization within the company's growing retail services business. She later worked at Boston Financial Data Services as Chief of Staff to the company's president and CEO.

Albert Ma

Managing Director of Technology for Hengtian Services LLC.

Mr. Albert Ma is the Chief Innovation Officer of Insigma Hengtian Software, Ltd. He has over 25 years of IT management and software development experience. Before joining Hengtian, Mr. Ma was the Chief Information Officer of the State Street Technology Center for several years in Hangzhou, China. He was the core team member in setting up the IT operation locally and migration of strategic applications to the Hangzhou office.

Mr. Ma graduated from the University of Queensland with a Masters Degree in Technology Management and an MBA from the Univeristy of Hull. He is a certified Project Management Professional and Certified IT Professional. As the company's Chief Innovation Officer, Mr. Ma manages the R&D and innovation activities of the company. He makes leading research efforts in technical solutions in Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, Mobile, Machine Learning and Software Engineering Automation.