Sina Tech, 4/13/11
Zhang Dong, scientist and architect of Chinese internet company Baidu's (Nasdaq: BIDU) Phoenix Nest search advertising platform, recently resigned to become chief scientist for Beijing-based new media marketing firm IM 2.0 Interactive.
Zhang, who started the new position earlier this month, will oversee all technology development at IM 2.0, particularly improving the company's search engine optimization (SEO) business.
IM 2.0, founded in 2009 by Susan Wang, specializes in PC and mobile application development, SEO, e-commerce solutions, and social media marketing. In October 2010, former Pepsi VP Chris Tung joined as CEO, and the company now counts Haier, Suning, Dell and Pepsi among its clients.