Eric Fang, Chairman, Founder and CEO
Mr. Fang has twenty-five years corporate experience in technology investment, business development and corporate management in the fields of mobile, wireless and broadcast. He has been key China market development consultant, advisor, strategist to the world’s major technology companies namely Tektronix, Arris Group, Software AG, Interphase, RNK Capital, AT&T, GE Capital and L-3 Communications.
Mr. Fang has been intimately involved in mobile network 2.5G and 3G optimization over the past 15 years and is sponsoring a 4G-LTE IP service development for China Mobile. Under Mr. Fang’s leadership, his Sinoaccess Group has completed landmark network projects in China including the first CMTS-Cable Modem, 4 digital TV uplink stations and 100 earth stations of data broadcast network contracts with the State Administration of Radio, TV and Film, 5 TDMA VSAT wireless network contracts with Ministry of Petroleum, Ministry of Communications and Ministry of Railways total to more than 500 earth stations throughout China.
In addition to a passion and focus on telecommunications, Mr. Fang is intimately involved in renewable energy and ensuring Mr. Fang currently serves as a senior advisor to China CDM Fund, a Chinese Central Government Green Fund under the Ministry of Finance of China. Mr. Fang also serve as a member of trustee board at the National Center for Sustainable Development (NCSD) in Washington D.C., and a board member of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Foundation.
In 2011, the joint cooperation of National Development and Reform Commission (“NDRC”), Ministry of Finance of China, and Eric’s non profit organization, namely the National Center for Sustainable Development, sponsored the production of the first CCTV Climate Change documentary “Warm and Cold, We Share Together”, and was presented at UN Climate Change Conference in Doha by President Hu Jing Tao.
Mr. Fang earned a Bachelor of Medical Science degree from Southwest University of Medical Sciences in China and a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
Mitchell Stanley, President
Mr. Stanley is a financial services innovator and corporate entrepreneurial leader with over 40 years of experience in Washington, DC. A native Washingtonian, he recognizes how US government policy affects small and large American businesses domestically and internationally. He is skilled at exploiting and adapting how business opportunities evolve with changing US demographics and new global realities. Mr. Stanley served as an economic analyst in the US. Department of State before joining President Reagan’s campaign and serving on the President’s West Wing staff for three years. In 1984, he joined the International Trade Administration of the Department of Commerce and organized the First Presidential Trade Mission to China. This first-ever Presidential trade mission to China built upon the US business growing interest in new markets and served as a model for subsequent bi lateral contacts. Upon his return and the success of the mission Secretary of Commerce Malcolm Baldrige chose Mr. Stanley as his Chief of Staff and Cabinet Secretary.
Subsequent positions in the Federal government involved organization of Federal resources to manage financial institutions regulatory issues at the Federal Home Loan Bank Board and as Deputy Administrator of SBA for Finance, Investment and Procurement where innovative solutions were needed to solve widespread problems in the banking and capital markets sectors. Each case required a deep understanding of how the US government creates private sector opportunities with policy shifts as well as the best way to capitalize on them. Subsequent to leaving the Government, Mr. Stanley worked at a subsidiary of Ford Motor Credit before organizing the acquisition of an obscure (at the time) banking charter in Utah from H&R Block to make government guaranteed loans over the Internet. WebBank was the first FDIC insured Internet financial services platform to exploit the cost savings and national scope inherent in Internet loan production.
Mr. Stanley returned to his interest in China and international issues in 2002, selling his interest in WebBank, and formed two nonprofit corporations (which can make profit but have no shareholders) the National Center for Sustainable Development (NCSD) and the Brownfields Stewardship Fund (BSF.) The first for US tech transfer in the low carbon sector and the second for restoration of contaminated land in the US so that a developer or new user can finance it with liability protection.
Edward Triebell, Chief Sales Officer
Edward Triebell is an experienced global sales, business development and marketing executive with proven experience and record of progressive successes in multiple corporate functional roles, including: corporate management, global business development, sales and marketing management, channels development and management, strategic alliances, product management, program management, applications engineering, project engineering and design engineering. He has achieved successful career growth at small start-up entrepreneurial companies, mid-level corporations and Fortune 100 companies.
He has 30+ years of industry experience in the high technology arena and has including cable television, semiconductors, polysilicon/renewable energy/solar materials and products, RF/Microwave components, flat panel displays/LCD/LED televisions, mobile cellular wireless communications, fixed wireless communications, cable/HFC-based communications and satellite communications. His background has focused on high volume and low volume products, services, software provided as SaaS solutions, to unique systems-level solutions. And his customer expertise covers consumers, telecommunication carriers, B2B, NGO and government organizations.
He has successfully developed both the US and international markets in Latin America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East for companies including NexxCom Wireless, Poly Plant Project, ClearAccess, International Datacasting Corporation, Comtech, Superconductor Technologies, CEYX Technologies, Aegis Broadband, L-3 Communications, ComStream Corporation, and Scientific-Atlanta. Prior to his tenure in sales and sales management, Mr. Triebell worked as an RF/Microwave design engineer. Mr. Triebell holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology and has completed graduate course work for his M.S.E.E. and the M.B.A. degrees. He also attended an Executive Management program at the Wharton School of Business.
Steve Chien, CTO
Mr. Chien brings more than 20 years of experience in the software industry, identifying innovative technologies to support research and development and to guide the development of life-cycle methodologies.
Mr. Chien was a principal staff of Product Lab and leading the development of big data analysis and cloud data center buildup. Prior to joining Product Lab, Mr. Chien was a senior management staff of the Research and Development of the eCommerce platform of GSI Commerce, Inc., that powers eCommerce sites such as Ralph Lauren, Adidas, and those for the NFL and Major League Baseball. There, he provided the technical insights and guidance on product development, performance training, and project management. GSI was acquired by eBay later on.
Before that, he was Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering and Service Operations at Moka LLC, a technology company which developed SMS real-time translation solutions in both the US and China. Steve traveled regularly between the US and China and managed the application and system development, QA, and service operations between the countries. Before joining Moka LLC, Steve served as the Chief Architect of WisageTech, an innovative technology company that developed enterprise-level project and portfolio management applications for companies around the world, including Lockheed Martin, China Mobile, Bank of Montreal, and Amway. He led the research and development team and focused on designing and developing the distributed application architecture, single sign-on security, performance optimization, and cross database solutions.
Before that, he was the Senior Development Manager for the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the second biggest securities and futures exchange in Asia. Steve took the leading role of directing the technologies and managed the development process of the middleware division of the Clearing unit. Prior to working there, Steve was the Director of Platform Technology of InterWorld Corp., a leading eCommerce platform company that provided solutions to enterprises including Disney, Marks & Spencer, American Eagle, Ann Taylor, Brooks Brother, OKI Data, IKON Office Solutions, and Global Sources. He led the platform team on architecting and developing a highly parallel application server, load balancer, security, and messaging framework across different operating system and database platforms.
Steve Chien holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from New York University and a Bachelor’s degree in Power Mechanical Engineering from Tsinghua University in Taiwan.
Ling Fang, Co-Founder and President, China
Ling Fang, President and co-Founder of Muuzii® Inc., has worked in the broadband and wireless communications industries for over 20 years and is responsible for operations in China.
Ms. Fang has extensive management experience in China ranging from corporate operations, corporate communications, business development and product management. She serves as a key consultant to many world-class technology, telecom and wireless companies, namely the AT&T, GE Capital Spacenet, ComStream, Tektronix, Software AG and RNK Capital.
Ms. Fang has successfully managed and completed network projects in China including the mobile translation project with China Mobile, 4 digital TV satellite uplink stations and 100 earth stations of data broadcast network contracts with the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT), 5 TDMA VSAT wireless network contracts with Ministry of Petroleum, Ministry of Communications and Ministry of Railways total to more than 500 earth stations throughout China.
Prior to her telecom experience, Ms. Fang was an educator and served as a faculty member of Beijing Forestry University for more than 10 years. She received her BA from Sichuan University and Master of Arts in Philosophy from the prestigious Beijing University.
Richard G. Klann, CFO
Richard Klann is an experienced financial analyst with an extensive background in banking and renewable energy for both public and private companies.
For the last 7 years Mr. Klann has been the VP of Corporate Finance for BlueFire Renewables Inc., a technology company, deploying its proprietary process to produce biofuels. He is in charge of the company’s finance, accounting, financial analysis, financial modeling, corporate compliance and investor relations. His responsibilities include public company financial reporting, Securities and Exchange Commission filings and general accounting and auditing of the company’s finances. While at BlueFire, he has been instrumental in securing an $88 million dollar grant from the US Department of Energy as well as two different loan guarantee applications with the USDA and DOE both. In addition, he has an extensive background in government grant compliance and reporting. He has overseen the implementation of business computer systems and general management of day-to-day activities.
He has been successful at raising over $4 million dollars in various transactions from multiple private investors as well as mid cap funds. In connection with the investments he has worked on multiple Registration Statements for the sale of stock as well as the issuance of multiple convertible and traditional debt offerings and warrants in connection with these investments.
Previously he worked for Ironstone Bank, a commercial bank in Newport Beach, CA focusing on corporate lending and equipment acquisition. Before that, Mr. Klann worked for Bank of America for almost 6 years as a client manager and lending specialist
Mr. Klann has a BA from California State University, Fullerton in Economics and a Political Science minor.