|Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Toolots, Inc. Jason Fu began his entrepreneurship in China over two decades ago. Mr. Fu founded his first business in 1994, focusing specifically on the Chinese energy, real estate and machinery industries. He immigrated to the United States in 1999 and within a year, established a successful door hardware business that would eventually grow to include industrial machinery. Through his first American business, the Bolton Group, Mr. Fu and his company provided imported machinery to tens of thousands of locations in the United States, from universities and technical schools to factories and workshops. Mr. Fu expanded the Bolton Group catalogue and founded Bolton Tools, which ultimately supplies over 20,000 shops, factories, and schools with quality, affordable industrial equipment and tools. In 2011, Mr. Fu founded Toolots, Inc., combining his experience importing industrial equipment and working with U.S. manufacturers, and unveiled its Cerritos headquarters in Summer 2016. |
Mr. Fu’s vision is that Toolots will help streamline industrial commerce between the U.S. and China, building long-lasting relationships that fuel economic growth. With critical knowledge of the industry on both sides of the Pacific Ocean, Mr. Fu and Toolots, Inc. seek to increase distribution of U.S. manufacturing equipment, machinery and parts nationwide, as well as exports of innovative American products overseas. Mr. Fu is a graduate of Zhejiang Law School and Zhejiang University, where he earned his administrative professional post-graduate degree.
|Chief Technology Officer for Toolots, Inc. William Andreozzi joined the enterprise in June 2017, after more than 20 years of experience in leading technology teams for startup and enterprise companies. His experience managing e-commerce and supply chain logistics will be instrumental in helping Toolots fully optimize technology operations and usher in a new era for globalizing manufacturers. |
Solving economic problems for any country must start with the Small-to-Medium Enterprises (SMEs); Toolots is uniquely positioned to help manufacturers enter and succeed in the competitive global market by optimizing their supply chain logistics and online distribution. Mr. Andreozzi will help Toolots set the foundation for a new Digital Economy and will focus the efforts alongside the B20 with Global Connectivity, Industry 4.0 & the Industrial Internet and Artificial Intelligence
|Chief Financial Officer for Toolots, Inc. Robert Zhang joined the enterprise in March 2017, after more than 20 years of experience in the U.S. and Asian financial services industry. He co-founded Pandtong Capital Limited, a qualitative portfolio-trading firm in Hong Kong, and for nearly two decades prior, Mr. Zhang served as managing director for Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan Chase as its head of Asia equity technology. At Morgan Stanley, Mr. Zhang was responsible for the development of technology for various trading markets and personally hired and trained over 300 developers over the course of three years to support the operation during a period of sustained growth. Mr. Zhang is a graduate of Shenzen University in China, where he earned his business degree, and received a Bachelor’s in computer science from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.|
|Mason Wang serves as Chief Operating Officer for Toolots China, where he is responsible for managing the China offices’ operations. He graduated from Peking University with a degree in Electrical Engineering and received his Master of Engineering at the China Academy of Telecommunication Technology. Previously, Mr. Wang worked as a system software engineer at Beijing Xinwei Telecom Technology, Inc., affiliated with the Datang Telecommunication Group. He later received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Riverside, focusing his research on wireless optical communications. During his studies there, his publications were cited by researchers in universities and academic institutions worldwide. |
Mr. Wang then joined the Silicon Valley-based technology company Litepoint, Inc., a leading company in the wireless testing industry. During his tenure at Litepoint, he managed both technical and business efforts for the company's strategic partners. The industry solutions his team developed helped all major consumer electronics vendors in releasing over 1 billion units of products. Currently, Mr. Wang is finishing his MBA program at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Business. He is also an engineering master adviser at Nanchang University.
|Chief Strategy Officer ZeMing M. Gao joined Toolots in March 2017. He brought in a full scope of startup architecture and strategy experiences with unique a multidisciplinary and entrepreneurial background. A former intellectual property (IP) attorney with Lee & Hayes PLLC (ranked No.1 globally in “patent quality” by Intangible Asset Management), Mr. Gao specialized on building global IP portfolios and commercialization of IP, and advised clients ranging from Microsoft Research Asia to Alibaba Group. Mr. Gao subsequently pursued his entrepreneurial passion for technology startup companies, and worked inside a number of startup teams as a corporate architect, strategic business advisor, board director and investor. His expertise covers a broad range, especially in converging intersections of business strategies, technology, law and financing. |
He received his Juris Doctoral degree from University of Wisconsin Law School, and prior to that double MSc in biophysics and quantum chemistry, and BSc in physics.
|Peter Wei serves as the Executive Adviser to the Toolots Board of Directors, a post he filled beginning March 2017. He graduated from Beijing University with a Bachelor's in Computer Science and received his MBA in Business and Management from Pepperdine University before obtaining a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Michigan. Mr. Wei is a Software Architect and Rules Expert with roughly 20 years of senior management experience in the technology and software industries. In previous positions, Mr. Wei has successfully implemented software solutions and dynamic rule-based decisioning systems to simultaneously improve efficiency, productivity, and growth for businesses in an array of industries.|
|Jessie Ying Zhan serves as Secretary for the Toolots, Inc. Board of Directors, as of March 2017, and possesses over 30 years of experience in the financial industry with extensive knowledge in investment banking, management, and risk control. She graduated from Northeast Normal University with a Bachelor’s in Education and received a Master’s in Finance from the Institute of Fiscal Science, Ministry of Finance before obtaining a Ph.D. in Finance Principal from China RenMin University and a Post Doctorate in Philosophy (Finance Principal) at Tsinghua University. Ms. Zhan founded Friendz Sky International Investment and currently oversees all organization operation while simultaneously serving as the Chief Investment Advisor for CybEye Inc. During previous roles, Ms. Zhan successfully presided over and/or participated in the Initial Public Offering (IPO), refinancing, merging, acquisition, and reorganization of over 150 projects for a multitude of companies in a variety of industries.|
|Anna Shi is a member of the Toolots Board of Directors, after joining the board in 2015. As founder and chief executive officer of the women’s fashion brand Ever Pretty & Alisa Pan, she brings immense creativity and entrepreneurial drive to Toolots. Ten years ago, Ms. Shi grew a dream of owning her own clothing company into a reality, and under her leadership her company has grown at a rapid pace, expanding her company’s operations in Los Angeles, London and China. Her company now provides clothing to thousands of women all around the world. Ms. Shi joined the Toolots Board of Directors in 2015 at a critical time and continues to share her invaluable experience and expertise managing successful e-commerce brand strategy campaigns with the Toolots executive team. |