Ling has over 10 years of experience in strategic planning and team management in the technology industry. As an entrepreneur, he began his career with the core technical staff at Packeteer, before helping build information protection startup, Code Green Networks. Afterwards, he led teams at NetApp and Microsoft as a product manager, working with international teams to deploy large-scale cloud platforms supporting millions of active users and generating over USD $100 million in revenue. His third startup, and first in China, received a Series A funding from Sequoia Capital.
Ling holds a Bachelor of Science in Symbolic Systems with a concentration in Human-Computer Interaction from Stanford University. He is also a guest lecturer at Peking University.