Wei-Ming Chen earned his MBA from the Foster Business School at the University of Washington in 2020. He received his bachelor's degree in Finance from National Taiwan University. Before joining the START team, he co-founded the world's first DIY watch brand, managing product development and finance. His business acumen and skills in cross-functional collaborations led the company to achieve the goal of growing 100% annually for two consecutive years. With a strong passion for technology and entrepreneurship, he decided to pursue his MBA at Foster to develop his next innovative start-up. During the summer of 2019, he interned at a Seattle based smart home company as a product manager to build the mobile app platform integrating numerous IoT smart home devices.