Tony Zhao

CEO & Co-Founder

Tony started in January 2014 as CEO and Co-Founder. Prior, he was CTO and board director at, which has grown to be a $3 billion publicly traded company on NASDAQ. Before YY, Tony was the founding engineer and first VoIP & video communications engineer at WebEx, acquired by Cisco in 2007 at $3.2 billion. is backed by leading VC firms such as 500 Startups, SIG, Morningside, GGV, ShunWei, and IDG.

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