Peter Tong is a co-founder of IpLearn. Peter is also a co-founder of IpVenture. His interests range from creating to protecting, implementing, and monetizing technology. After earning his BS in electrical engineering from the University of Hawaii, he attended Caltech and earned his MS in EE and PhD focusing in millimeter-wave integrated-circuit antenna arrays. Peter also holds a JD/MBA from Santa Clara University.
Prior to IpVenture, he developed microwave instruments and Gallium Arsenide devices at HP, where he also practiced patent law. He co-founded and served as CEO of Mindfabric, a natural-language search software company.
Peter is the co-inventor of over one hundred US patents, and has been involved in practically all aspects of patents, from development to monetization.
He believes it is important to keep learning. Technology impacts all aspects of our society, and Peter finds it critical to understand and focus in the right markets. He is actively involved in organizing a Caltech monthly speaker series in Silicon Valley to help alumni learn about a variety of technological subjects.
Chi Fai Ho
IpLearn's co-founder, Chi Fai, is currently President and co-founder of Smartpeering Inc., specializing in mobile apps for video delivery. Prior to Smartpeering, he was CEO and founder of Peopletech, an Internet TV start-up. Additional experience includes serving as the CTO of Ethernet Product of Vitesse Semiconductor Corp., Vice President of Engineering for Tidal Networks, Senior Director at Nokia Networks, Vice President of Engineering for Amber Networks, Manager and Scientist at Network Equipment Technology, and technical positions with Cisco and Unisys. Before venturing into industry, he was an Associate Professor at California State University, Hayward. Additionally, Ho has over 60 U.S. patents granted in the areas of digital media, telecommunication, networking, Internet search and e-learning. He received his BS degree from California State University, Hayward, and his PhD degree from Caltech.