Company Story

WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO

Founded in 2018 by four international technology veterans, Xcalibyte began as a simple desire to create something unique.

We knew that developers all over the world needed help delivering better quality software that would ensure business success.

The world needs better code. Xcalibyte is here to make it happen.

Our goal is to create tools that simplify the complex and bring peace-of-mind and ease-of-use to every developer. That way we can all get on with the task of delivering more secure, more creative and more cost-effective software.

Xcalibyte currently has 40 employees with offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong.

Our mission is to improve software quality by creating easy-to-use tools that help developers build and deploy reliable and secure code.

OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

The founding team has worldwide business experience. Their combined expertise covers software development, compiler technologies and business operations gained through working with large global organisations. Select a founder and read their bio.

Yuning Liang

CEO & Co-Founder

For more than 20 years, Yuning has led software engineering teams in a host of enterprises from fledgling start-ups to seasoned Fortune 500 companies. He honed his skills working for Samsung, Nokia and Huawei in China, Korea and across Europe. His technical knowledge runs the gamut from embedded systems to platform APIs to computer vision (AI). A down-to-earth professional, Yuning long nurtured the idea of radically improving code quality using Compiler Technologies. He co-founded Xcalibyte to bring the next generation static code analysis tools to the world of software development. His commitment reflects Xcalibyte’s core mission to aid developers in building and deploying reliable and secure code.  

Colin Giles

COO & Co-Founder

Colin’s strong entrepreneurial spirit has seen him spend over 20 years leading technology companies around the world and within China. As Global Head of Sales at Nokia, then Worldwide Head of Sales at Lenovo/Motorola and Executive Vice President at Huawei, Colin gained a unique understanding of marketing, sales, operations and business transformation. His achievements have been widely recognized, including being named ‘CEO’s Choice of the Year 2008’ by CBN Asia. Colin heads Xcalibyte’s overall commercial business operations and is dedicated to seeking out change and transformation as a way to ensure Xcalibyte and its customers lead and succeed in China and around the world. 

Shin-Ming Liu

Chief Architect &
Co-Founder

Shin has formidable experience in computer language design and advanced compiler optimization infrastructure and techniques. In a career spanning three decades, he established a track record in building and leading large R&D teams for system software organizations. As Director of HP's Java Compiler Technology Lab, he was responsible for the development of Compilers for HP Itanium Based Servers. Shin has been granted more than 10 patents in program analysis and optimization and has over 10 papers published in leading technical journals. As Xcalibyte’s Chief Architect, he is uniquely qualified in developing static code analysis tools for DevOps, having developed and delivered many innovative leading edge HPC compilers and performance analysis tools. 

Sun Chan

Chief Technical Officer &
Co-Founder

Sun is an innovator in advanced compiler and processor optimization in HPC and embedded systems. With 30 years experience, he has been building SAST tools from the ground-up for deployment across multi-platform and multiple programming languages. Working in research, production and software development, he has spent time in a variety of Fortune 500 companies. He also served as Director of the Intel-Tsinghua University Joint Lab focusing on advanced mobile computing technology and as Director of Intel Lab for embedded systems research. With over 20 program analysis patents and numerous published academic papers, he leads Xcalibyte’s core development team creating static code analysis tools for in-depth source code defect detection. 

Yuning Liang

CEO & Co-Founder

For more than 20 years, Yuning has led software engineering teams in a host of enterprises from fledgling start-ups to seasoned Fortune 500 companies. He honed his skills working for Samsung, Nokia and Huawei in China, Korea and across Europe. His technical knowledge runs the gamut from embedded systems to platform APIs to computer vision (AI). A down-to-earth professional, Yuning long nurtured the idea of radically improving code quality using Compiler Technologies. He co-founded Xcalibyte to bring the next generation static code analysis tools to the world of software development. His commitment reflects Xcalibyte’s core mission to aid developers in building and deploying reliable and secure code.  

Colin Giles

COO & Co-Founder

Colin’s strong entrepreneurial spirit has seen him spend over 20 years leading technology companies around the world and within China. As Global Head of Sales at Nokia, then Worldwide Head of Sales at Lenovo/Motorola and Executive Vice President at Huawei, Colin gained a unique understanding of marketing, sales, operations and business transformation. His achievements have been widely recognized, including being named ‘CEO’s Choice of the Year 2008’ by CBN Asia. Colin heads Xcalibyte’s overall commercial business operations and is dedicated to seeking out change and transformation as a way to ensure Xcalibyte and its customers lead and succeed in China and around the world. 

Shin-Ming Liu

Chief Architect &
Co-Founder

Shin has formidable experience in computer language design and advanced compiler optimization infrastructure and techniques. In a career spanning three decades, he established a track record in building and leading large R&D teams for system software organizations. As Director of HP's Java Compiler Technology Lab, he was responsible for the development of Compilers for HP Itanium Based Servers. Shin has been granted more than 10 patents in program analysis and optimization and has over 10 papers published in leading technical journals. As Xcalibyte’s Chief Architect, he is uniquely qualified in developing static code analysis tools for DevOps, having developed and delivered many innovative leading edge HPC compilers and performance analysis tools. 

Sun Chan

Chief Technical Officer &
Co-Founder

Sun is an innovator in advanced compiler and processor optimization in HPC and embedded systems. With 30 years experience, he has been building SAST tools from the ground-up for deployment across multi-platform and multiple programming languages. Working in research, production and software development, he has spent time in a variety of Fortune 500 companies. He also served as Director of the Intel-Tsinghua University Joint Lab focusing on advanced mobile computing technology and as Director of Intel Lab for embedded systems research. With over 20 program analysis patents and numerous published academic papers, he leads Xcalibyte’s core development team creating static code analysis tools for in-depth source code defect detection. 

Yuning Liang

CEO & Co-Founder

Colin Giles

COO & Co-Founder

Shin-Ming Liu

Chief Architect &
Co-Founder

Sun Chan

Chief Technical Officer &
Co-Founder

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