A Belated Welcome

It's a little late, but we'll like to introduce Team Arist's newest member, Jeremy Cheng. He's been with us since December 2016 as our interim CTO. His expertise in software and hardware has become an invaluable asset to the team. We would like to formally welcome him to the team with a short bio below.

Jeremy Cheng, Interim CTO

Jeremy Cheng, Interim CTO


Jeremy has 20+ years of experience in the technology industry across both the United States and the Greater China Region. He’s the founder and managing partner of a Hong Kong based hardware product innovations consultancy, and Metacentrix, an international management consultancy with over 300 contractors across the globe. He is also an advising partner for a US based startups accelerator. Prior to his recent entrepreneurial endeavors, he led a team of senior and principal engineers in managing all of Microsoft’s research and development datacenters worldwide.

Aside from Microsoft, he previously served as the Director of IT at Imagekind, Inc., and was actively involved in IT management strategy, business operations, web applications architecture, and implementations. During his time with Imagekind, he was instrumental in Imagekind’s exit when it was acquired by Cafepress, Inc in 2008. Before Imagekind, Jeremy was the Technical Services Manager at Vigilos, Inc., where he managed the IT infrastructure and network-based enterprise security management systems in both production and development environments; a product used by the FBI, US Navy, WSDOT, Global Crossing, Pemco Insurance, and Holland America.

Jeremy began his career during the "IT bubble" in the 90's focusing on computer networks and integrated systems. He holds a BS in Informatics and a BA in Economics from the University of Washington. He also holds a certificate for Information Assurance and Cyber Security from the University of Washington.