Anker Innovations is a Chinese electronics company based in Changsha, Hunan. The company is known for producing computer and mobile peripherals including phone chargers, power banks, earbuds, headphones, speakers, data hubs, charging cables, torches, screen protectors, and more under its multiple brands.
Steven Yang founded Anker Innovations in 2011 after returning to Shenzhen, Guangdong, following a stint as a software engineer for Google in California, United States. In early 2014, Anker Innovations hired Zhao Dongping, Google's then-head of sales in China. In 2011, Anker switched its focus from replacement laptop batteries to smartphone battery chargers, wall chargers, portable power and conferencing gear.
Zhao became president of Anker Innovations in 2020.
Anker Innovations maintains subsidiaries in China, Japan, the United States, Germany, and the United Kingdom. Before 2016, Anker Innovations devices were almost exclusively sold on the Amazon Marketplace.
Anker makes power banks, charging cables, wall adapters, power strips, USB hubs, and torches under the Bolder sub-brand. Soundcore makes Bluetooth earbuds, headphones, and speakers. Eufy produces smart home appliances and security devices. Nebula makes portable video projectors. Roav makes car accessories. Zolo was a precursor to the Soundcore brand. KARAPAX made phone cases.
Highest paying job titles at Ankr include Senior Front End Software Engineer, Senior Programmer Analyst, and Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)