Zoe Quan


Former Tech Ops. Leader


Zoe Quan is President of Qingchu Thinking, LLC, which helps companies identify problems and solves complex problems for them. She is particularly adept at translating between the language of business and the languages of science and technology. Most recently, she has been working predominantly in the med-tech and health-tech spaces. Thus, her particular passion is cultivating a community more conducive to innovation and startups.

Zoe is familiar with telecommunications, IT, med-tech, health-tech, and bio/nanotechnology. She has had extensive business experience in Asia, Europe, and North America, including expatriate assignments in Hong Kong, France, and Canada. In addition, Zoe has held senior leadership positions with large multinationals and entrepreneurial ventures. At her work, she practices all aspects of product management, including strategy, product development, business plan development and execution. Her work includes strategy evaluation, teaching in biotech and business, creating collaborations, advising earlier stage and transitional organizations, and serving on SBIR study panels.

Zoe Quan holds an AB in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University and a PhD in Biophysics and Theoretical Biology from the University of Chicago.