Jack Jia is a founder and CEO of Trusper, a mobile marketplace for lifestyle tips with 10 million users. He is also a partner of GSR Ventures and an angel investor. Prior, Jack was a founding CEO of Baynote, Inc., a leading recommendation software company valued at $100 mil. Before Baynote, Jack was the founding CTO at Interwoven Inc. (NASDAQ: IWOV, now HP), a leading software company that pioneered CMS category and valued at $7 billion. Prior to Interwoven, he was a founder and CEO of V-max America, making Micron the #1 Tech PC in China in the mid 90’s. Jack also led Unix kernel development at Sun, SGI, Stratus, and NASA.
Jack received an MBA from Santa Clara University, an MSEE from NYU-Poly, and a BSEE/MSCE from Beijing Jiaotong University.
He was rewarded as the 2012 Top 10 Chinese Business Leaders – the highest business recognition in China. He was recognized as one of the 40 most accomplished oversea Chinese entrepreneurs and scholars by the Chinese central government as PRC celebrating its 60 founding anniversary. He was voted as an Outstanding Alumnus by the five Jiaotong universities. Jack holds more than 20 technology patents. He is also a board member and former president of Hua Yuan Science and Technology Association (HYSTA).