Name: Bill Liu
Title:Founder and CEO of Royole Corporation
Dr. Bill Liu is the Founder and CEO of Royole Corporation, a leading innovator and manufacturer of next-generation human-machine interface technologies and products such as advanced flexible displays, flexible sensors, and smart devices.
Dr. Liu founded Royole with his Stanford friends in 2012 with the mission to improve the way people interact with and perceive their world. Royole achieved a global USD $3 billion valuation in just four years, making it one of the fastest growing tech startups. As the company Founder, Dr. Liu was named 35 Innovators Under 35 by MIT Technology Review in 2017, Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2017 and Top 10 Most Innovative Entrepreneurs in the US and China by Forbes in 2015, amongst several other prestigious awards.
Prior to founding Royole, Dr. Liu worked at IBM Corporation in New York from 2009 to 2012. He received a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 2009, and B.S./M.S. degrees with honors in Electronic Engineering from Tsinghua University in 2004/2006.