Tieshun is the CEO and Founder of Namebase. In 2014, instead of doing his junior year of high school, he moved from Boston to San Francisco to work as a fulltime engineer at Teespring. He went ahead and dropped out of high school in 2015 and started StrongIntro to help tech companies grow their engineering teams through employee referrals. The next year in 2016, Tieshun went through Y Combinator for StrongIntro as well as started undergrad at MIT, studying Math and Computer Science. In 2018, he dropped out of MIT to start Namebase then received a grant in 2019 from Thiel Fellowship for Namebase.