About P88

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

Our Story

In 2014, Platform88’s co-founders put their factories together under one roof to create a “platform” for innovators and startups to design, engineer, manufacture, and distribute 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 6 years, Platform88 has worked with 200+ startups to design, engineer, manufacture, and distribute their products.

Partners

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 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

My career spans 30 years and six continents. I reimagine consumer products leveraging design to capitalize on them. Creator of thousands of winning products, multiple brands and design awards . Founder of bobble.

Richard Smiedt
Design & Product Development

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

Uli has been working for almost 30 years on creating products and helping brands succeed in their specific niche markets. He has worked with brands like Bosch, Siemens, Philips, and Volkswagen, and is a Founder of SteakChamp.

Uli Scherraus
Hardware & Tech

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 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 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

Merchandising Hub Managers

Lutyh Tang
Shanghai Hub Manager

Calvin Zheng
Yangjiang Hub Manager

Design & Engineering

Benny Su
Design Manager

Sam Liang
Design Manager

Steven Li
Senior Electrical Engineer

Deep Huang
Product Designer

Li Rong
Electrical Engineer

Jackey He
Electrical Engineer

Robin Li
Engineering Support

Wilson Ye
Engineering Support

Kenny Zhang
Mechanical Engineer

Ming Jun Yao
Raw Material Engineer

Jian Guo Zhou
Raw Material Engineer

Jimmy Zhong
Quality Control Manager

Project Management & Merchandising

Elva Yang
Merchandise Manager

Kaki Guan
Merchandise Manager

Kalin Choi
Senior Merchandiser

Mayble Tsai
Senior Merchandiser

Doris Chi
Senior Merchandiser

Emily Li
Senior Merchandiser

Alice Tao
Senior Project Manager

Jesse Lee
Senior Project Manager

Nina Lin
Project Manager

Mario Zhou
Project Manager

Rachel Dai
Project Manager

Sara Sha
Project Manager

Lydia Huang
Project Manager

Shirley Chen
Project Manager

Emily Wang
Order Manager

Marjorie Dong
Order Manager

Jack Lee
Order Manager

Ena Li
Order Manager

Peki Cai
Order Manager

Ian Swindell
Marketing & Communications

Hailey Liang
Marketing & Outreach

Lifestyle & Events

LIFESTYLE & EVENTS

We warmly welcome you to visit our Facebook and Instagram accounts.
We post frequently to give you a sense of who we are as individuals and how we operate as a company. We’d like you to get a chance to know us before we ever start working together, so aside from photos of equipment and machinery, we make an active attempt to share our holidays, lifecycle events, team meetings, and customer visits when appropriate.

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Internship Program

Platform88’s internship program provides students an opportunity to gain valuable experience in the manufacturing and crowdfunding industries. We value your time and work, so don’t expect to be doing coffee runs—except for yourself. At Platform88, you’ll have the opportunity to take on projects that have an impact on the company’s future. You’ll be surrounded by enthusiastic people willing to help you learn and get the most out of your internship experience. Platform88 has a fast-pace work environment and the work is constantly  changing, but here are some things that past interns have worked on:

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Marketing
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Business Development
Communications
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Product Management
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Engineering

We’re open to students from Colleges and Universities around the world but have most recently had wonderfull experiences with the institutions below.

Interested in connecting?

Have a new idea?
We’re eager to listen.

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