George Zhu is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Zhimatech. A leading offline data tech company in China, Zhimatech helps retail enterprises set up and upgrade smart business with data management and marketing services since 2013.
As an innovator of Wi-Fi sensing devices, Zhimatech utilized variety of approaches on offline data commercialization. The company was awarded one National Patent and 11 software licenses in China. Currently, Zhimatech owns over 100,000 nodes and 700 million mobile devices, processing more than 100 million data records on a daily basis.
Committed to smart business development, Zhimatech invented an intelligent consumer analysis system to help retail businesses, and partnered with Alibaba to innovate a smart shopping guide system based on consumer portraits. Zhimatech also provides precision marketing services to increase physical store traffic growth. To date, Zhimatech is in partnerships with a variety of renowned brands across different industries including Tencent, China Mobile, China Telecom, Deloitte, GroupM and iPinyou.
In 2014, George won the “30 under 30” award by Forbes China and the “Most Creative Person in Business” award by Fast Company in 2015.
George was awarded the third prize of the National College Student Electronic Design Contest and the third prize of the China Robotics Contest respectively when he was still in university.
He was a torch bearer in Beijing Olympic Games 2008.
George holds a Master Degree in Automation at Nanjing University of Science and Technology.