Mr. Zhao Yitian is the founder and CEO of the CME. Zhao has more than 20 years of international experience in digital music instrument plan, development, marketing and sales. In past 20 years, as one of key leaders in the DMI industry in China, he drove the development of the industry with important events, such as organized Chinese Computer Music Competitions continuously for 7 years, conducted Chinese Digital Music Education Congress continuously for 4 years, and introduced the “International MIDI Examination” from Japanese Association of Musical Electronics Industry into China and conducted the certification program for 8 years. Zhao earned his Bachelor Degree in Music Composition from the Central Conservatory of Music and awarded a Master Degree in EMBA by the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business.
Jerry has more than 25 years of international experience in product development and operational management. He started his career in software development for industrial grade microcontrollers and telecom products. He then moved into product development and operational management roles and served in Ericsson Eurolab in Germany, Dell Development Center in Shanghai, Carrier R&D in Singapore, and a couple of start-ups in Singapore. Jerry was most recently the APAC General Manager and Development Director at AwoX Singapore, a start-up company funded by French Telecom and BNP and listed on EURONEXT in 2014. He earned an honor Bachelor Degree of Engineering in Microcomputer and Electronic Systems from The University of Glasgow. Jerry is based in the HQ of CME in Singapore.
Voted “Best Keyboardist of All Time” by Music Radar Magazine, Jordan Rudess is best known as the keyboardist/multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire for platinum-selling Grammy- nominated prog rock band, Dream Theater. In addition to playing in Dream Theater, Jordan has worked with a wide range of artists including David Bowie, Liquid Tension Experiment, Steven Wilson, Aviv Geffen, LMR, the Dixie Dregs, Enrique Iglesias, Tony Williams, Jan Hammer and the Paul Winter Consort. Jordan’s interest the creation of state of the art next generation musical instruments is another area of his career in which he has achieved success. Jordan owns the successful App development company Wizdom Music, creators of award-winning apps such as MorphWiz, SampleWiz and is currenty Head of Music Experience for Roli-Labs creators of the Seaboard. Jordan has had the honor of being the keynote speaker at MacWorld and the Microsoft Build Developer Convention.
Jerome is specializing in hardware and software developments. Located in the south of France, he graduated with a Master’s Degree in Micro-electronics in 1996, during that year, Jerome developed the first MIDI controller available on the market. Then he used to work for Atmel where he owned multiple patents. In the last ten years, Jerome was involved in the development of multiple audio products for famous brands such as Arturia (Origin), Mixvibes, Gewa music, Teenage-engineering (OP-1) and much more, working for his own company WaveIdea. Jerome joined CME in 2012, he is now in charge of hardware, software & firmware, as well as iOS developments of new CME products.
Johnthan Huang is based in Taipei, Taiwan and graduated from Taiwan National Cheng Kung University with master degree. He has been dedicated in telecom, IT, MI, consumer electronics industries for 20 years. He is specialized in marketing, business development and channels management. With many years experience of international business, Johnathan believes innovation, good team work and passion are the essential to the success. And CME is a company with these elements. Johnathan joined CME in 2013 as CMO( Chief Marketing Officer). From 2014 July , he is on the position of CBDO and in charge of marketing strategy and new business development.