About P88

We are a team of energetic and experienced manufacturers, engineers, designers, retail professionals, industry experts, dedicated to helping build and scale innovative consumer products.

Partners

Jacob Rothman

Branding & Strategy

Originally from California, Jacob has more than 15 years of experience in the Chinese manufacturing industry. He’s worked on projects with brands such as KitchenAid, Cuisinart, Tumi, Weber Grills, Target, and many more.

Jacob Rothman

Branding & Strategy

Iven Chen

Grill & Kitchen

Iven has been working in the Chinese manufacturing industry for more than 20 years. He is the co-owner of a grilling products and housewares factory in Guangdong, China. He has worked with brands including Weber Grills, KitchenAid, Charbroil, and Walmart.

Iven Chen

Grill & Kitchen

Michael Yao

Drinkware & Home Goods

Michael is the founder and owner of one of the largest hydration products and containers factory in China. Michael has over 15 years of experience in manufacturing and exporting to the international market. He has worked with brands such as Hydroflask, Lulu Lemon, Columbia, Coleman, Starbucks, MiiR, and many more.

Michael Yao

Drinkware & Home Goods

Zhu Yao Zhang

Housewares & Electronics

Mr. Zhang is the founder and owner of Shuanghe Electronics, which specializes in thermometers, timers, and “smart” products. He has over 15 years of experience manufacturing for the international market. He has worked with brands such as Cuisinart, KitchenAid, and Taylor.

Zhu Yao Zhang

Housewares & Electronics

Michael Wang

Consumer Electronics & IoT

Michael has more than 12 years of experience working in manufacturing and product development. He has worked on projects with brands such as HP, Lenovo, IBM, and Best Buy.

Michael Wang

Consumer Electronics & IoT

Sandy Cao

Apparel & Textiles

Sandy has more than 20 years of experience in the fashion and textile industry. She has worked with clothing brands such as Ted Baker, Hackett, Scotch & Soda, Next, Austin Reed, Moss Bros, and many more.

Sandy Cao

Apparel & Textiles

Our Story

In 2014, Platform88’s cofounders pooled their manufacturing resources to create a platform for innovators and startups to design, engineer, manufacture, and distribute their innovative products. Platform88 has become a portal for startups and crowdfunding campaigns to access the resources and expertise of the Chinese manufacturing industry. In just 4 years, Platform88 has worked with 120+ startups to design, engineer, manufacture, and distribute their innovative products.

Design & Engineering

Benny Su

Product Design & Branding

Sam Liang

Product Designer

Deep Huang

Product Designer

Steven Li

Senior Electrical Engineer

Owen Wu

Mechanical Engineer

Li Rong

Electrical Engineer

Jackey He

Electrical Engineer

Robin Li

Engineering Support

Wilson Ye

Engineering Support

Project Management & Merchandising

Alice Tao

Product Manager

Kevin Wang

Product Manager

Nina Lin

Product Manager

Kaki Guan

Merchandise Manager

Elva Yang

Merchandise Manager

Kalin Choi

Senior Merchandiser

Mayble Tsai

Senior Merchandiser

Doris Chi

Senior Merchandiser

Emily Li

Senior Merchandiser

Lynn Zhang

Product Manager

Vincent Lang

Product Manager

Jesse Lee

Product Manager

Wendy Hong

Product Manager

Zoe Zhu

Product Manager

Jimmy Zhong

Product Manager

Calvin Zhang

Yangjiang Hub Manager

Dennis Zhu

Hangzhou & Yuyao Hub Manager

Lutyh Tang

Shanghai Hub Manager

Marketing & Business Development

Eun-Ah Choi

Director of Partnerships

Shannon West

Marketing & Communications

Shirley Guan

Marketing & Outreach