Yuqing Niu

Yuqing Niu

Marketing Work Group Chair for Asia, HomeGrid Forum

After seven years at Cortina Systems, a leading provider of high-performance communications semiconductor solutions, where Yuqing was instrumental in transitioning it from an unknown player to a well-recognized IC leader developing the Chinese business from 0 to $60M, Yuqing left to start Xingtera and pursue her vision of creating a Chinese-focused semiconductor company. 

Prior to Cortina, Yuqing spent 10 years at various companies within the semiconductor, telecommunication, and networking industries. At Silicon Access, Yuqing was a Principle Engineer and led a multi-site team developing breakthrough Network Processor technologies. At Cisco, Yuqing led the development of two ASICs that were deployed in Cisco’s 12000 GSR Router. At Nortel, Yuqing participated in several ASIC projects developing technologies such as ATM, DSL, IP Switching, and Sonet.

Yuqing holds a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Queen's University at Kingston, Ontario, Canada.