CEO; Chairperson of Women in Engineering, V-Origin Tech; IEEE
Yong Hua Lin is the Founder and CEO of V-Origin Technology, founded in 2019. Before V-Origin, Yong was the Director of IBM Research, China, working with the company for 16 years. She was appointed as IBM Distinguished Engineer to lead global AI system innovation. Yong was recognized by Analytics Insight Magazine as The 10 most Influential Women in Technology in 2021, and was was elected as 50 science and technology women leaders in China in 2019. To drive the diversity in the field of science and technology, she founded IEEE Women in Engineering Beijing affinity group in 2018.