He is currently the Chief Technology Officer of UCWeb Incorporated., a Chinese mobile Internet and software company he co-founded a decade ago. UCWeb was acquired by Alibaba Group in June 2014 in the largest Chinese Internet merger deal ever. He’s also the president of Shenma Incorporated., a joint venture formed by UCWeb and Alibaba that offers a mobile-centric search service.
A Guangzhou native, Liang attended the city"s South China University of Technology and graduated with a bachelor"s degree in Computer Science in 1998.
After graduation he started his career at Asiainfo Technologies" Guangzhou office in role of software engineer working on large scale email system. In 2004, he co-founded UCWeb with He Xiaopeng, overseeing the company"s R&Doctorate and technology innovation-related affairs
He led the company"s tech team to build a proprietary mobile browser rendering engine U3 kernel. In April 2014, UCWeb together with Alibaba incorporated a joint venture Shenma Incorporated., Liang serves as the president of the new entity.