Greg Fisher CEO/Founder
As founder/CEO of Berkeley Sourcing Group, Greg Fisher has spent the last 11 years working with over 800 startups to manufacture innovative products. Living in China 1/3rd of that time, he worked with hardware startups to help improve their initial designs for DFM, qualify and select factories, manage factory negotiations and relationships, and develop and implement quality control criteria and inspection. With this history, Greg has a unique perspective of what it takes for startups to compete in a space that was previously dominated by big business.
Currently, Greg is also helping establish the global hardware startup ecosystem as founder of the international platform/community, Hardware Massive, and the annual conference, Hardware Con , whose missions are to empower hardware startups to succeed through networking, education, and access to resources.
Paul Chau Founder/Manufacturing Expert
Paul Chau has been operating businesses in China for over 30 years. His career has spanned the areas of sourcing and developing products, quality control management, investment management, and commercial marketing both in the domestic and overseas markets. He has overseen the establishment and management of factories in the steel, rubber, medical device, beauty equipment, textile, automotive aftermarket, and ballistic glass industries. In this capacity, he has overseen the employment of over 10,000 people at any one time.
Throughout his career, Paul has managed the development and manufacturing of over two billion US dollars worth of product. As an early developer of Chinese outsourcing factories, Paul helped found and grow Berkeley Sourcing Group to breath life into his belief that the future of China’s manufacturing lies in providing high quality goods to international markets.
Paul’s customers and clients include: Rubbermaid, Educational Insights, Columbia Medical, Classic Party Rentals, CMA Dish Machines, BrainChild, SPX, Actron, Ready Welder, Massimo, Five Oaks, Mac Tools, California Quality Plastics, ReelCraft and many others.