Our Team 

Rapid Flex is a leading FPGA design company in China. We provide innovative solutions with fast turn-around and reduced time-to-market features. We have a global team that includes technology inventors and industry veterans.

Dr. Xifan Tang

Chief Technology Officer/Inventor

10-year experience in FPGA research and agile EDA tool development. He is OpenFPGA and ArkAngel® inventor and current code maintainer which has been adapted by several FPGA vendors. He has published 40 research papers, earned 1 best contribution award and hold 3 USA patents. He graduated from the School of Microelectronics of Fudan University with a bachelor’s degree, obtained a master’s degree in electrical engineering and a doctorate in computer science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), he was also a postdoctoral fellow and teaching assistant at the University of Utah , the chief engineer in Rapid Silicon.

Eric Ren

Co-founder & General Manager

Over 20 years’ working experience in semiconductors industry focusing on engineering,product definition and business development. Expert in market strategy, new product introduction, ecosystem creation and strategic customer acquisition, he is also an excellent leader in building cross functional sales and customer support team and exceeding revenue growth objectives. He used to work with Marvell, TDK-Invensense, amsOsram, NDT and other companies as sales and marketing director or VP. He graduated from Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering with a master’s degree.