Founders

Selena Meng
Founder - Business

Selena Meng

CMU business major junior who ran a successful media company & raised over $1.2M

Yifan Wang
Founder - Technical

Yifan Wang

CMU CS master, machine learning engineer & full-stack developer

Technical

Jessica Yin
Technical

Jessica Yin

CMU CS master, experienced cloud computing architect & software engineer

Brian Zhu
Technical

Brian Zhu

PhD candidate in USTC specializes in 3D modeling & reconstruction

Business

Eunice Yang
Business

Eunice Yang

CMU Stats & ML major junior, interned at three different VCs in U.S. & China

Kailu Tian
Business

Kailu Tian

Columbia Master in Applied Analytics, proficient in market data management, advertising, and CRM.

Xinrui Li
Business

Xinrui Li

CMU Master in Tech Innovation Management, experienced in VC and PE.

Art

Nicole Huang
Art

Nicole Huang

CMU art major undergrad who curated artwork across US & New Zealand

Nicole Huang
Art

Sherry Xueer Hao

CMU master in art management with broad US museum connections

Advisors

John Stamper
Technical Mentor

John Stamper

CMU HCI professor and a distinguished scholar in AI, education, and intelligent tutoring systems who created CMU’s Online Learning Initiatives platform

Jigyasa Grover
Technical Mentor

Jigyasa Grover

GenAI & Research Lead at Google, and a past ML engineer at Faire, X, and Meta. She brings insights in user personalization and monetization.

Yigang Wen
Technical Mentor

Yigang Wen

Graduated from CMU Entertainment Technology Center, a game producer, and a technical artist with profound industry experience in VR applications

Stephan Muller
Business Mentor

Stephan Muller

Entrepreneur with 25+ years of experience in the technology startup ecosystem and a profound vision from both sides of the VC landscape

Nesra Yannier
Business Mentor

Nesra Yannier

Founder of Norilla, a startup revolutionizing STEM education through VR, with deep understanding of consumer needs in VR education

Charlie White
Art Mentor

Charlie White

Brings over 20 years of academic leadership across three top-tier universities, offering valuable insights into art education gaps. His extensive museum network in the US fosters collaboration opportunities.