My Story with Sheng Liang
Nov 15, 2022
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM (America/Los_Angeles)

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How do you create leading software companies for cloud infrastructure? This is what Sheng has been doing for the last 15 years. Most recently, Sheng founded Acorn Labs in order to solve some of the biggest challenges facing application developers. Prior to this, Sheng founded Rancher Labs in 2014, the most popular enterprise Kubernetes platform that was acquired by SUSE in 2020. SUSE is a global leader in innovative, reliable, and enterprise-grade open-source solutions; it is relied upon by more than 60% of the Fortune 500 to power their mission-critical workloads. Prior to this, he founded in 2008 to help companies build on-premise infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) clouds like Amazon EC2. The company was acquired by Citrix in July 2011.

Join us virtually for this inspiring talk to ask questions, learn from the experience of a highly successful entrepreneur known for building and scaling successful companies, and to connect with other aspiring entrepreneurs on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.

About Sheng Liang

Sheng Liang is currently the founder of Acorn Labs and was previously President of Engineering and Innovation at SUSE where he led SUSE’s global team of engineers, and is responsible for the rapid growth of SUSE’s expanding portfolio from the enterprise Linux operating system to the Rancher container management platform. Prior to SUSE, Sheng was Co-Founder and CEO of Rancher Labs, and CTO of the Cloud Platforms group at Citrix Systems via acquisition of his company He started as a Staff Engineer in Java Software at Sun Microsystems, where he worked on the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). Sheng has a B.S. from the University of Science and Technology of China and a Ph.D. from Yale University. He lives in the United States.

6:00 PM – Introduction and Program
6:40 PM - Q & A
7:00 PM- Adjourn

Want to know how he did it and how you can apply his learnings in your business? Then join us for this inspiring virtual session on Tuesday, November 15, 2022

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My Story – A TiE Silicon Valley Original Program

This talk is part of TiE SV’s monthly program “My Story – Inspiring Journey of an Entrepreneur” to celebrate entrepreneurship and bring stories from successful entrepreneurs in their own words that are both inspiring and educational. The invited speaker(s) share their entrepreneurial journey and talk about lessons learned, mistakes they wish they had avoided, and key decisions that helped make their venture successful. Audience questions are encouraged.

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