Dr. Ji Zhao is currently serving his second term as president of MIT Chinese Entrepreneurs Organization(MIT CEO), a non-profit organization registered under the MIT Association of Student Activities. Under his leadership, MIT CEO has become the leading venture club among Asian entrepreneurs on the east coast and one of the most vibrant venture communities in North America, connecting 50+ VCs and other resources/professional consulting, 200+ entrepreneurs, and more than 10,000 followers who are passionate in entrepreneurship. He has successfully initialized the Coast to Coast Venture Webinar Series, one of the most influential venture webinars during the COVID period, with an average of 400 attendees each webinar. He co-organized the first US Virtual Pitch Competition, one of the largest pitch competitions in the States during the pandemic, with more than 120 teams participated. He launched MIT CEO entrepreneurship classes and mentorship programs, helping entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs-to-be at all stages.
Dr. Ji Zhao is also a battery expert, with two patents, more than ten research papers, and launching a tech venture.