Founder and CEO/CTO of LENS Group Australia, Canada, China and HK. A graduate of UC Berkeley in Neurology and Computer Science, Yan Chen is an 18 year VFX and Tec-wiz Hollywood veteran, having VFX and CG supervised block buster hits such as Treasure Planet, Matrix Reloaded, The Scorpion King, Shark Tale, Astro Boy, Happy Feet 2, and many more. His tenure in Hollywood has included roles in major studios such as Disney, Sony, Dreamworks, and more. He has also acted as CTO and Director of Technology within successful film production and film distribution startups in the USA, Canada, HK, and Australia. Within these startups, Yan has built pipelines and platforms that have resulted in billions of dollars of revenue and hundreds of millions of video views. Currently, acting as the chairman and CEO of the LENS Group of companies outside of China and the CTO of LENS China, Yan is applying his technical prowess and experience in building the foundational technology for the next generation of media distribution and consumption, starting with VR/AR/MR.