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Richard Chau Chairman

Richard Chau is Founder and Chairman of the Board of US Authentic Trading Corporation, a US Citizen with 25 years of business experience in Asia, especially focused in Vietnam, Southern China, and Southeast Asia.

  • Mr. Chau has successfully owned and operated multiple international hotels in Vietnam as well as a multitude of other businesses since the early 1990’s. From 2003 to 2008 he was CEO of Equitable Investment Group, LLC, which developed luxury residential real estate in California. Since 2004, Mr. Chau has been the owner and CEO of Truong That Co., a commercial and residential real estate development company in Vietnam.
  • Highly sought out for his integrity and vast Asian Rolodex, Mr. Chau has consulted with major global corporations and many ultra-high net worth individuals as they enter into the Asia market from the West or into the US market from the East.
Michael Edwards CEO

Co-Founder, Dr. Edwards brings to bear combined medical, business, and scientific expertise as CEO of US Authentic Trading Company.

  • Expert in complex brand and product introduction into the Chinese consumer market having successfully navigated international regulatory compliance issues across a broad spectrum from mobile information software and technology to healthcare services and products.
  • BS Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and Economics: Yale College, 1986-1990

    MD PhD: National Institute of Health (NIH) Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), 1990-1999

    PhD Human and Molecular Genetics, Discovery of Cyclin K and Biochemical Characterization

    Thesis Advisor: Stephen J. Elledge Professor of Genetics Harvard Medical School

    Residency and Fellowship: Integrated Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Program Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Medical Center, 1999-2005

    Discovered and Developed Intra-operative Nerve Monitoring based Neuropathy Microsurgery, 2005-2007

    Founder of Foundation for the Permanent Elimination of Nerve Pain and Disability (www.FNPD.org ), 2007 to present

    Founder of Mobil Medical Records Association (www.mobileMRA.org) : First Human Data Sovereignty Non-Profit, 2011 to present

    Founder of Gravity Healthcare (www.Gravity.Healthcare): Disruptive Healthcare Data Platform partnered with Wistron (www.Wistron.com ), 2012 to present

    Advisor Chinese Central Government in Healthcare and Public Health, 2015 to present

Matt Pirkowski CTO

For over a decade, Yale University graduate Matthew Pirkowski has applied his unique understanding of Evolutionary Psychology and Behavioral Economics to the domain of software design and development.

  • Brings a deep knowledge of design thinking and effective software implementation to any problem.
  • Has designed and developed software platforms and conducted UI/UX research at top-tier B2B and B2C companies, such as HubSpot and Netflix.
Jerry Mastaw CMO

Gerald (Jerry) Mastaw, MD is a practicing interventional pain management physician in Pensacola FL. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School (2000).  He continued his training at Michigan and finished his residency in anesthesia in 2004. After residency he started a 5 year career in the US Navy. His first duty station was at Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station. While at Cherry Point he received orders to deploy to Iraq with Combat Logistics Regiment 25 out of Camp Lejeune. 

He was in Iraq for 9 months from 2006 to 2007 were he worked an an anesthesiologist in a Surgical Shock Trauma Platoon at Al Taqqdum.  After Iraq he was stationed at Naval Hospital Rota Spain were he was the Department Head of the Anesthesia Dept.   After his Navy career he went back to University of Michigan where he finished a one year fellowship in interventional pain management.

Marco Rosenbaum VP Brands

Mr. Rosenbaum has wide ranging experience in finance, strategy, business development for his role in Brand Development for US Authentic Trading Corporation and has focused on the medical and technology sector for the past 5 years.

  • Expert on banking and finance of product and brand expansion into the Chinese market for USA companies.
  • Marco has worked as a banker, adviser and principal in the US, Europe and globally. He has advised on a number of high profile transactions, including the sale of the Savoy Group for Blackstone and Colony Capital, the IPO of the Campari Group, the sale of Red Roof for Accor and the sale of 10 European Hiltons for Hilton Hotel Corporation. Marco has a BA from Yale (1988) and an MBA from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1997). 

Harrison Chau Brand Strategy

Co-founder of two successful companies in Papa Chau Foods and Vita Canyon, Harrison Chau is a distinguished graduate of the W.P. Carey School of Business. A keen strategic thinker, Mr. Chau specializes in performance improvement and has previously consulted with small and mid-cap companies as well as emerging startups across all stages of company growth in the areas of work management, operations improvement, technology-enabled business transformation, business case analytics and program management.

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