Management Team
Dr. Gordon Gu | Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board

Gordon Gu, Ph.D., has over 30 years of experience in various high-tech fields including optical communications, lasers, new energy sources, etc… He is a successful entrepreneur who is the founder/co-founder of eight high-tech companies in silicon valley and Wuhan optical valley, three of which went IPO successfully. He served as the board member of Accelink Inc., and chairmen of the board of AOC technologies, Inc. prior to starting Accelight. Previously, Dr. Gu held technical director positions for multiple large corporations like Heraeus.
Gordon started his career as an inventor/entrepreneur in the early 90’s after attending Connecticut State University with Ph.D. in Applied Physics. He holds 7 issued patents in US and 30 in China.

Dr. Xuezhe Zheng | Chief Technology Officer, and President

Xuezhe Zheng, Ph.D., has over 20 years of experience in advanced technology research and product development in optical interconnects and communications. He is an independent board member of Sunvalley Solar, Inc. Prior to Accelight, Dr. Zheng held senior management positions in various high-tech companies in different sizes. He is experienced in managing both advanced technology and commercial product development.
Dr. Zheng is also a well-recognized technologist and innovator in fiber-optic components, optoelectronic integration, semiconductor lasers, dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) optical networking, silicon photonics and its applications in optical communications and interconnections. He is a recipient of the Science and Technology Development Award from the National Education Committee of China. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and a Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA). He has authored/coauthored more than 200 papers in technical journals and conferences and holds 110 issued U.S. patents.