Founded in California in 2022, TUFF Robotics set out on a mission to make work fun again.
Meet our team
Our team came together to help businesses adapt to increasingly unpredictable labor challenges after our favorite establishments started closing one after another over the last few years.
Chief Technology Officer
Yajun Zhang is the CTO of Tuff, oversees TUFF’s vast engineering organization which drives the core technology innovation and R&D activities for the company. Before joining TUFF, Yajun served as a founder and CEO of KasaSmart which sold an array of smart home products that brought in over $100M annual revenue. Yajun brings a whooping 20+ years of IoT development experience within the tech world, from companies like Cisco. Yajun holds both Master and Bachelor degree in Computer Science from Tsinghua University, and PhD in Computer Science from Melbourne University.
Chief Executive Officer
Kyle Dou is the CEO of TUFF, which he cofounded in 2022 to channel his passion to help service industries survive growing labor challenges.
Kyle brings vast experience with cross-cultural relationships, supply chain management, warehousing, and logistics from the previous companies he's built from the ground up. He was previously the founder and CEO of HIXIH, which he grew to a $60m/year revenue business before going back to his entrepreneurial roots and starting over with TUFF.
Passion drives us forward. We genuinely love what we do, and this enthusiasm is reflected in every aspect of our work.
From the meticulous attention to detail in our products/services to the genuine care we have for our customers, our passion shines through. It's this love for what we do that fuels our constant pursuit of excellence and continuous improvement.
Assisting business owners through technology to streamline their business and bring higher efficiency. In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, staying competitive requires more than just traditional approaches. Our innovative solutions leverage cutting-edge technologies to optimize processes, reduce overheads, and enhance overall productivity.