Xiao Zhong is an Analyst based in Lux Research’s Boston office. Xiao conducts research in the materials group, with a primary coverage area of materials design and manufacturing. He leverages his technical expertise in materials science and business acumen to assess emerging technologies in the materials space, and he also conducts research on market and value chain analysis. Based on his research, Xiao provides strategic insights to business leaders on how to incorporate emerging technologies to their business portfolios.
Before joining Lux Research, Xiao worked at Evonik focusing on pharmaceutical formulation development. Prior to that, he completed his PhD in Materials Science from New York University, where in addition to his research projects he also served as VP of the New York University Consulting Club and worked for a consulting and market research firm-Nanobiz. Xiao has authored 16 publications and has 1 granted patent (and another pending). He is fluent in both English and Mandarin.