Kent Zaitlik has been working with engineering teams towards developing and expanding novel services and technologies in China since 2012. Kent has a range of experience, including establishing a commercial aquaponics farming operation in Shanghai, evaluating novel technologies in the advanced medical, industrial, and semiconductor fields as well as conducting Open Innovation Technology consulting for large MNCs such as Georgia Pacific to develop and deploy novel technologies in China. Most recently, Kent was instrumental in the launching of a cloud-based intelligent building management platform, establishing a number of projects worldwide in Greater China, Korea, and Italy for clients such as Gucci, Prada, and Chanel. Kent holds a B.S. in Finance and a B.A. in East Asian Languages and Literatures from the University of Florida.