About

Apr 15, 2019 19:36 · 382 words · 1 minute read

Zihao Zhang (Pronounced as: zee-how, Chinese: 张子豪) is a Software Engineer, AI Scientist, Hacker and Disruptor from Canada 🇨🇦. He worked at many technology companies including Google, Square, Yahoo!, Yelp, Embark and Bebo.

Zihao developed his passion computer programming from a young age. As a kid, he self-taught C++ and windows primitives to hack on video games. During high school, he studied advanced algorithm design and was awarded bronze medal 🏆 for Canada in the 26th International Olympiad in Informatics. He created a minecraft clone 🕹, a rubic’s cube simulator and even implemented his own operating system 💻 in his free time.

During Zihao’s time at the University of Waterloo, he fast-tracked undergraduate Computer Science courses and audited many advanced level graduate courses. He participated in ACM Competition, Cyber Security CTF 🚨, joined the CS Club, Data Science Club and did internships at many prominent Bay Area tech companies. He completed the Coursea Deep Learning Specialization with an impressive 100% grade

Currently, Zihao spends most his time researching machine learning 📚, artificial intelligence 🤖 and computational neuroscience 🧠 with the dream to create AGI that benefits all 7 billion people in the world. He also actively writes on his blog and creates new content for his home page.

Zihao’s professional expertise include

  • Full-Stack Development (React, NodeJS, Django, Flask)
  • Cloud Infrastructure (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Kubernetes (EKS, AKS, GKE, Non-Managed, Local)
  • Deep Learning (PyTorch, TensorFlow)
  • Computer Vision (Object Detection, Classification, Segmentation)
  • Distributed Computing (Spark, Beam, Hadoop, Airflow)
  • Cyber Security (Auditing, Reverse Engineering, Pen-Testing)
  • BlockChain (Smart Contracts, Custom Tokens)

He offers tailored consulting and advisory services based on his in-depth industry experiences.

You can find Zihao on Linkedin, Twitter and Facebook, or with emails at [email protected].



On the other side of software engineering, Zihao is also a top ranked elite gamer with a diverse skill set. He has achieved:

  • Hearthstone: Legend Rank NA (North America)
  • PUBG: Top 1000 NA Squad mode
  • Counter Strike (CS:GO): Legendary Eagle
  • Apex Legends: Level 100
  • League of Legends: Platinum League
  • COD Black Ops 4: Prestige I
  • Clash Royale: Challenger Rank
  • Clash of Clan: Champion League + Builder Base 4000
  • Anime: 100 confirmed series 🇯🇵

Join his discord and play together !


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