Dr. Ling Fan

Founder & CEO
Tezign, China


Ling Fan received his Doctorate from Harvard University and a Master from Princeton University. He is an expert on AI Design and Organizational Intelligence. Dr. Fan taught at the University of California, Berkeley and now he is the founding chair of Tongji x Tezign Design & AI Lab and a PhD supervisor at Tongji University. He is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, the fourth class of Aspen Institute China Fellow and a member of Aspen Global Leadership Network. He is also elected to the Thousand Talents Plan. Dr. Fan is an active speaker at international conferences including World Economic Forum Annual Meetings, Harvard College China Forum, Boao Asian Forum, etc.

About Tezign, China

Tezign, a creative and marketing supplier platform and data intelligence solutions trusted by the world's leading companies. So far Tezign has served over 8,000 enterprises such as Unilever,  Alibaba, Starbucks, Tencent, Ping An, Ant Financial, Nestle, Honeywell, Youku, Uxin, Vivo, Audi and more. Tezign has received series A financing led by Sequoia Capital in 2016. In March 2018, Tezign closed $10 million series B financing led by Hearst Ventures.
Tezign has over 30,000 qualified creative talents from 17 countries, covering the areas of graphic design, UIUX design, illustration, animation, social marketing, etc.

Tezign has achieved large media exposure through global media like BBC and Forbes. Ling Fan, the founder of Tezign is World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders, and cofounders, Daisy Guo and Steve Wang, are World Economic Forum Global Shapers.

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