Benny Xian is a seed investor and formerly the COO and co-founder of Beyondcore. He has done business internationally including China, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, and US. In his previous role, Xian served as the COO for Midori Linux, with offices in China and Silicon Valley, focusing on consumer applications in China market. Previously, Xian was one of the key members responsible for strategic marketing and product management at Transmeta. Transmeta achieved one of the most successful IPOs reaching over $3 billion in market valuation. He holds a B.S.E.E. from the University of Florida and a M.S.E.E from Stanford studying both engineering and entrepreneurship. Active mentor of Stanford StartX – the leading startup accelerator in Silicon Valley.