Changying (Z) Zheng

Head of Design Operations


Changying (Z) Zheng spearheads DesignOps at Cloudflare. She is passionate about improving the lives of those she works with daily. Before assuming this role, Changying led in-house design teams focused on developing enterprise software. She also gained valuable experience in design agencies, catering specifically to companies specializing in the healthcare and education industries. Furthermore, her expertise extends to EdTech, where she dedicated her time to educating and mentoring aspiring designers, shaping the industry's future.

Beyond work, she collaborates with her family on a Sci-fi series and creates large-scale floral paintings, showcasing her creativity and passion.

What others say

The Design Operations New York 2023 conference was so rewarding! As a DesignOps "team of 1" practitioner, the opportunity to be among other humans who are in the field was so fulfilling. Also, what I learned in those 8 hours is immeasurable. 

Claudia Martinez

HS DesignOps events provided me with the opportunity to connect with similar minded professionals, who I can call friends! Sessions were engaging and provided me some valuable nuggets to take it forward and apply! 

Amit Tripathi

HS Design Operations events provide me with the opportunity to connect with other colleagues in the industry and share learnings to help each other strive to be the most efficient and supportive teams we can be.

Antonia Duffin