The Board of Directors
Vytas P. Ambutas - Chairman of the Board
Mr. Ambutas is General Counsel, Secretary and Vice President of Legal and Administration for National Material L.P., a diversified industrial holding company. Mr. Ambutas is General Counsel for Tang Industries, Inc., a diversified holding company that includes industrial, pharmaceutical, furniture and real estate holdings, and serves as a Director of Nacme Steel Processing, LLC, a processor of high strength carbon steel, and Key Colony, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of juice products. Mr. Ambutas previously worked in private practice from 1980 until 1992. Mr. Ambutas has a J.D. from Loyola School of Law, Chicago and a B.S. from Western Michigan University.
Julian Yuan - Member of the Board
Julian Yuan is a co-founder and a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Yuan is also a co-founder and a member of the Board of Directors of Aviva Biosciences Corp. Mr. Yuan has served as President and CEO of Progressive Group Inc. (PGI) since its inception in 1983. PGI is one of the largest medical device and instrument distributors in Taiwan. Mr. Yuan is an entrepreneur with 22 years of experience in the management and marketing of biosciences products, medical devices and instruments. Mr. Yuan received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Chung Yuan University in Taiwan in 1979.
Patrick Liang - Member of the Board
Mr. Liang is Managing Director of China Operations for Tang Industries Inc. and President of Tang Investment Group (China) Co., Ltd. Previously, Mr. Liang was the General Manager for China National Material Co., VP of SKD China, and VP-Business Development of Irvine Networks and a Management Consultant for SCA consulting. Mr. Liang has an MBA with honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and double degrees, a BA in Economics and a BA in International Studies, from Northwestern University.