Chief Technology Officer, Alien Technology
Steve Wang is Alien Technology’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In his role, Wang leads Alien’s engineering, operations and product management teams worldwide. Before joining Alien, Wang served as CTO and vice president of Global Research & Development for Checkpoint Systems (NYSE: CKP) where he led the development of RFID solutions for various cloud, retail and bank security applications. Along with holding more than 60 patents, Wang’s professional background includes working in executive engineering and R&D positions at New Wave Research, OpTun Inc. and Finisar (NASDAQ: FNSR). He also previously held technical and leadership positions at Hewlett Packard and Lasertron (Corning). Wang earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Technical University in Denmark as well as a Ph.D. in Semiconductor Physics and Devices and a Bachelor’s of Science in Physics from Jilin University in China.