Yuan (袁, Mandarin pronunciation: ()) is a Chinese surname ranked 37th in China by population in 2019. The talk from Gates sparked a dream and he yearned to go the US, to Silicon Valley. Meet Eric Yuan, the boss of coronavirus-proof app Zoom who is revelling in self-isolation Video conferencing apps are flourishing during the pandemic as all else around them wilts and wanes Zoom Yuan was born in China's Shandong province, according to The Financial Times.Yuan's parents were mining engineers, according to Forbes. According to tradition, the surname … Zoom CEO Eric Yuan ’s kids finally ... ” This newfound respect still wasn’t enough to stop either kid from battling for the family’s WiFi with Dad, jokes Yuan, 50. But when he had set out for the US to turn his dreams into a reality, little did he know that the road ahead was not going to be as easy as he had envisaged. Eric S. Yuan. In 1990s, Eric Yuan heard Bill Gates speak about the internet. Yuan and his family sold stock worth $57 million, based on Zoom’s IPO price of $36 a share. In Standard Chinese, the surname is transliterated Yuán (hanyu pinyin) or Yüen 2" ().Other romanizations include Yeu (Shanghainese), Ion (Chang-Du Gan), Yuen (), Oan (Hokkien/Min Nan), Wang (), Won (), and Viên (). This is the story of Zoom CEO Eric Yuan. As the coronavirus ravages the planet, leading to quarantined cities, states sheltering in place and schools and universities closing down worldwide, … Born: 1970 () Tai'an, Shandong, China. It’s not easy to be Eric Yuan, the CEO of Zoom Technologies, the company that’s behind the most popular video chat app during the pandemic.Over the past few weeks, Zoom’s market cap has risen to $32 billion and Yuan’s personal wealth is now estimated to be $6.48 … Citizenship: United States: Alma mater: Shandong University of Science and Technology (BS) China University of Mining and Technology (MS) Stanford University: … Pronunciation differs widely from region to region.. (Image credit: Zoomtopic Opening Keynote video/screenshot. Welcome to the new work-from-home family life: conducted, increasingly, over Zoom. … Yuan was in China, his home country, and in his 20s then. Eric Yuan is the founder and CEO of Zoom, a video communications platform. For Eric Yuan, the 50-year-old founder and CEO of Zoom, it was the Johnson tweet that changed everything. Eric S. Yuan (Chinese: 袁征; pinyin: Yuán Zhēng; born 1970) is a Chinese-American billionaire businessman, and the CEO and founder of Zoom Video Communications, of which he owns 22%. Zoom CEO Eric Yuan.