Dr. Zion Shen | Founder and Chairman
Dr. Shen is the founder of the Ufrate International Inc. Since 2007, Dr. Shen has created seven seven Silicon Valley high-tech startup companies, including AO Narrowcast, eBranding, Union Reservoir Lab, XZ Diabetes Inc., and Bajie Technology. Dr. Shen received his Ph.D. in computer engineering from Iowa State University, and his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing. With his abundance of influence and experience, Dr. Shen brings innovative ideas and business strategy to Ufrate. Prior to his business ventures in Silicon Valley, he worked as a senior engineer at Cadence Design (the world's largest chip design software company). Dr. Shen has published seven papers in IEEE, VLSI, CAD and other academic journals as well as conferences, and holds several patents in computer related fields.
The Evolution of a Genius Engineer
From studying electrical engineering at Tsinghua University to computer science in America, then jumping from the engineering industry to the internet industry, and then pivoting from internet to health care, every step marks new border crossed, a new beginning for Dr. Shen.
Our team is composed of leaders who have many years of experience working in venture capitals and using business strategy, operations strategy, and management to effectively incubate high-quality companies.
Mr. Richard Lee
Mr. Lee is one of the Co-Founders of Ufrate and a Quietsco consultant. He is a very active angel investor and entrepreneur in Taiwan and the Silicon Valley. He has founded more than 10 high-tech companies, including Asus (stocks Code Asus), Qnap, and Phaselink. Mr. Lee has extensive experience in product management, sales, and marketing.
He is the President of QNAP Systems Inc., a multinational Taiwanese company specializing in network solutions for file sharing, storage, surveillance and many other features. QNAP’s NAS product line is dominating the US and European markets, and the company has been able to obtain world recognition.
Dr. Stephen Chiao
Ufrate Investments Adviser
Dr. Stephen Chiao was received his Bachelor of Science from the National Cheng Kung University, his Masters of Science from the University of Southern California, and his PhD. from Stanford University. He is currently a Professor of electrical engineering at San Jose State University. He was appointed as an honorary visiting professor by the Shanghai Polytechnic University and the China Institute of Metrology.
At the same time, he is also a partner of the incubator Sycamore, and a founding partner of GreenStar management company. Since 2002, he has been working with the SVC and AsiaStar investment funds. Over the past 15 years, Dr. Chiao successfully guided eight companies to market, with a total market capitalization of over $3.5 billion USD. He also manages companies, and has successfully completed six M&A deals, with a total market capitalization of over $50 billion USD.
CEO and Founder of Raeborn Technology
Mr. Xie has practiced American medicine for more than 20 years. He is the last disciple of the master Zeng Xiu Rong. He self-studied "Hetu" for 10 years, and founded the School of Natural Law Chinese Medicine dedicated to the combination of ancient Chinese medicine and modern science. He is the author of Natural Law and Traditional Chinese Medicine and Maintaining Health with Natural Law Diet Regimen.