Edward Tang
CSO, Co-Founder, Avegant

Edward Tang (CSO and Co-Founder) received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan. In addition to being a student, Mr. Tang spent over ten years working for the university as a senior process engineer. There he helped develop a new electron beam lithography program and fabricated devices for Micro-Electrical-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) lab courses. Following graduation, Mr. Tang started Tang Engineering Consulting LLC, a consulting and design firm for the MEMS community in Ann Arbor. As CEO and President, he provided micro and nanofabrication design, simulation and fabrication services to multiple Fortune 500 companies, start-ups and universities, totaling over $1M in research and development.

Currently, Mr. Tang oversees the strategic direction of Avegant in addition to driving business development and fundraising activities. He holds over 20 issued and pending patents worldwide and continues to hold a faculty position at the University of Michigan as a visiting scholar.