Advantego Names Robert Zhang to Advisory Board

DENVER, CO, March 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Advantego Corporation (OTCQB: ADGO) today announced the addition of Robert Zhang, 59, to its Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is tasked to assist in evaluating new technologies and their potential to add to the Company’s products and services.

“We’re excited to have Robert join our Advisory Board. We had already retained his services for project management of our overseas manufacturing contracts, and he has been instrumental in negotiating our first pending acquisition,” Robert (Rob) W. Ferguson, CEO of Advantego said. “The broad network of relationships that he has developed during his extraordinary career will be a treasured contribution to Advantego moving forward,” he pointed out.

Zhang currently serves as the COO/Managing Director of Greenfield Capital of China. He graduated from University of Southern California with an M.S. (1987) and Ph.D. (1991) in electric engineering, continued with post-doctorate research at the University of California, Los Angeles and earned an Executive MBA (1999) from Pepperdine University.

His management expertise and experience cover broad range in both global Fortune 100 and start-up companies. During his career, he has assisted more than a dozen U.S. based vendors and service providers to penetrate the China market including:

  • Sprint International
  • ACTNetworks, Inc.
  • Seiko Communications
  • B.V., Global One Communications
  • Cascade Communications, Inc.
  • Interstate Electronics Corporation
  • Harris Communications

Major accomplishments include:

  • Vice President in charge of regional strategic marketing for Alcatel Asia Pacific
  • Managing a multi-billion-dollar M&A and organization restructuring project with more than 10,000 employees encompassing more than 15 countries
  • Implementing China’s first National Frame Relay/ATM network
  • CEO/President of Next Generation Network Global Ltd., Co.
  • Serving as an advisor for a United Nation’s development fund in the early 1990s
  • A member of the Asian President’s Circle
  • A member of the American Chamber of Commerce in China
  • Executive Council member of the International Engineering Consortium (IEC)  

Zhang currently serves as:

  • Director of the Board for China Overseas Chinese Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the advisory boards for several cities/provinces in China
  • An invited author for writing executive perspective at the International Engineering Consortium’s (IEC) Annual Telecommunications Review and host for many conferences

Over the last four years, he has managed several funds to achieve an average annual ROI of more than 100%; overseeing the business creation, team building, management, organization restructuring, strategic investment as well as mergers and acquisitions.

About Advantego Corporation

Advantego Corporation (OTCQB: ADGO) is a technical solutions provider that develops stand-alone digital and enterprise software products to capitalize on niche opportunities within a specific market.

The Company leverages a proprietary Intelligent Solution Platform, combining leading third-party, cutting-edge technologies with existing data and systems to deliver a turnkey specialized Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) that is both scalable and cost-effective.

The Company offers a variety of stand-alone products and services tailored specifically to targeted industries, combining these with multiple software applications for large enterprises, affiliate networks and franchise operators as comprehensive, managed bundled solutions.

The Company’s services also include product design, engineering and OEM manufacturing of hardware products. In addition, it licenses and distributes third-party proprietary software and hardware from a host of Strategic Partners. Website: Twitter: @Advantego1.

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