Chief Operating Officer
Tian is the chief operating officer of Sunright International, a leading wholesaler of offroad vehicles and racing helmets in the United States. At Sunright, he oversees finance, strategy and operations. He is also a Partner at 0 Ventures, an investor in early stage blockchain, mobility, e-commerce, and consumer products startups.
Tian started his career in finance, working as a Technology Investment Banking Analyst at Morgan Stanley and an Investment Associate at General Atlantic. In 2009, he co-founded Gojee, a New York based lifestyle discovery platform, and served as Gojee’s CTO until its acquisition by XO Group in 2014. At XO Group, Tian was the Head of Engineering for The Bump and The Nest.
Tian co-founded Stand with Asians (SWA) in 2021, a volunteer group with the mission to build solidarity within the AAPI community and allyship amongst underrepresented communities by providing funds, operational support, and an amplification platform to empower organizations, allies, and individuals that champion underserved AAPI causes. SWA's first large-scale campaign activated elected officials, influencers/celebrities, and business leaders across the nation. The campaign included live and online activities and raised over $600,000 in donations to fund 24 organizations serving the AAPI community.
Tian is a first generation immigrant who was born in Beijing, China and grew up in the American South. He holds Bachelors of Science and Master of Engineering degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT. While a student at MIT, he was the Chief Chinese Reporter for the New England Patriots Chinese language website.