Kevin Chen joined Zap Surgical as CFO in December 2022. Prior to Zap, Kevin was the Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy at Heptagon Advanced Micro-Optics, an optical sensor company based in Singapore, Switzerland, and the US. Prior to Heptagon, Kevin was with GGV Capital, an expansion stage global venture capital firm. Kevin also worked at SMART Modular Technologies, where he help coordinate the company’s successful public offering on NASDAQ. Kevin also worked in administration at the UCSF Medical Center and he began his career as a consultant at Bain & Company.
Kevin has both BS/MS degrees from Stanford University in Industrial Engineering and a minor in Economics, a MS from Northwestern University in Operations Research with a focus on Financial Engineering, and an MBA with Honors, with a concentration in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.