Meet the Core Founding Team
Founder & CEO
Perter Sun is a entrepreneur who has the vision and always seeks new challenges.Prior to his graduation from Beijing Technology University with honors in Industrial Engineering B.D., Sun was already the founder of his first business endeavor, Beijing Lingcai Interactive Technology Inc.in 2006, and worked as the Project Manager at Zhongling Investment North China. His overseas experience starts from the graduate program of Industrial Engineer at New Jersey Institute of Technology at 2013. Following graduation, he was working at Exxon&Mobil and OPQ International.
CooStaY was born out of the frustrations as an international student living in the U.S. Sun understands the difficulties of finding a place to stay for Chinese students or tourists. After extensive research on traveling and living conditions of Chinese tourists and students, he founded CooLife and CooStaY following his vision of building a Chinese mobile global community and bring convenience to users across the world.
Chris Yang believes that innovative technology can revolutionize the way people live. Following his graduation from University of Florida with a master degree in Information System at 2012, Chris Yang had worked as a Dotnet Developer and Technology Lead at Verizon Wireless.
Yang joined CooStaY at 2014. As a Chinese living abroad, he shares the vision of Peter Sun that reconfiguration of scattered information on housing, social networking and other fields relevant to traveling and living abroad is essential to meet the users' needs. And, technology is the key. He is excited to lead the CooStaY tech team and ensure the smooth operation of the system.
With the undergraduate degree in Marketing at University at Buffalo, and the master degree in Communication Design at Pratt Institute, Amy Gao knows how to use her sensibility and expertise on design and user experience to realize the business goal.
Prior to joining CooStaY, Amy worked as a Graphic Designer at Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator and Creative Service at Pratt Institute. Gao worked with small start-ups as well as large institutions. After eight year studying and living abroad, she is on board with Sun and Yang on 2015, and is passionate to introduce CooStaY to more people.