Company Profile

Visionary Holdings Inc. was founded in Toronto in 2013. Its IPO is on NASDAQ (GV) in May, 2022, becomes the first Canadian enterprise IPO in USA as an education-technology industry compound. Visionary operates under the business model of "merger, integration, and innovation," has evolved over the years into a multinational conglomerate with an industrial chain ecosystem spanning high technology, life sciences, artificial intelligence education, and academic education. Among these, the biochip sector has filled a void in Canada, while Visionary stands as the largest service provider in artificial intelligence education within the country. In the future, Visionary is committed to becoming an internationally renowned industrial conglomerate, integrating "technology, capital, platform, and brand" on a global scale.

Over the past decade, Visionary has actively participated in social welfare activities to give back to society. We have cumulatively donated over 1 million Canadian dollars in cash and goods to support education and community development initiatives. Visionary has 100+ full-time and part-time staffs, 100% bachelor's degree or above. Doctor's degree accounting for 10% , master's degree accounting for more than 50%.

One received Peace Prize of the Chinese Association of the UN and the Education Excellence Award of the UN International Collaboration Agency.

Three received Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Medals. Visionary owns over 150 self-developed patents and holds 4 educational and office buildings in the prime area of downtown Toronto, totaling nearly 15 acres. Two of these buildings are landmark structures with a combined area of approximately 600,000 square feet. GV's total assets now exceed 300 million Canadian dollars, encompassing both tangible and intangible assets.

In order to drive global economic development and fulfill its social mission, Visionary actively collaborates with world-renowned institutions to continuously enhance its core competitive value. Partnering with the International Academy of Education (IAE), an institution with centuries of history, Visionary has established the International Academy of Education Industry-Education Institute. This institute is responsible for globally integrating talent development in industry, academia, and research, promoting mutual advancement between education and industry, optimizing international education and outcome conversion incubation mechanisms, and constructing a high-end, cutting-edge, and internationalized platform for intelligent exchange and cooperation, not only for Canada but also for the world.

Simultaneously, Visionary collaborates with global innovation centers to establish the Canadian Center of the Global Innovation Center, aiming to drive the development of Canada's innovation economy. Its main activities include innovation and entrepreneurship technology parks, international science and technology parks and international incubators, innovation and entrepreneurship academies, as well as outcomes and typical cases.

Management Team

Zhong Chen

CEO, Master Degree

  • - Graduated with an EMBA (Masters) from Nanyang Technological Institute, Singapore.
  • - Having extensive experience in multinational enterprise project development, operational management, and capital operations.
  • - Possessing outstanding leadership abilities, strong marketing planning and sales skills, and the experience and capability to rapidly improve corporate performance.
  • - Over 30 years of international entrepreneurial and managerial experience in the corporate sector, as well as abundant North American business resources and exceptional comprehensive abilities to enhance corporate operations and management.
  • - Won two China Luban Awards in 2005 and 2018 respectively.

Wilson Wing

Biochip Chairman & CEO, PHD

  • - Doctor of Medicine from Heidelberg University Medical School, Germany, and a researcher.
  • - Renowned patriotic overseas Chinese in Canada, serving as the Chairman of the Canadian Association for Science and Technology.
  • - Successfully founded multiple biopharmaceutical companies listed in the United States, possessing extensive experience in managing publicly traded companies and adeptness in enterprise management and leading technical teams.
  • - Deeply involved in the life sciences and technology field for 30 years, maintaining excellent relations with China's CFDA and the US FDA.

Chris. R. Burch

COO, Master Degree

  • - Bachelor of Finance from the University of Georgia, Bachelor of Statistics from Georgia State University, and Master's degree from National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan.
  • - Possessing extensive experience in multinational project development, operational management, and capital operations.
  • - Demonstrating outstanding leadership skills with a strong ability in team management, marketing planning, and sales. Experienced in rapidly improving corporate performance by leading teams.
  • - Participated in angel investments in several biopharmaceutical projects in Silicon Valley, USA, demonstrating accurate judgment and assessment of projects.

Katy Liu

Chief Financial Officer, Bachelor Degree

  • - Bachelor, York University.
  • - Senior International Financial Manager (SIFM).
  • - Rich experience in financial management, accounting and internal control.
  • - Former CFO of the Canadian Opera for 15 years and CFO of the Gardiner Ceramic Museum for 17 years.
  • - Recipient of Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal.

V. Venkat

CTO, PHD

  • - Adjunct Professor at the National University of Singapore.
  • - With over 20 years of experience in micro-mechanical process design, possessing rich experience in technical management.
  • - Holds multiple patents and inventions in the field of micro-mechanics, and has published several monographs in related fields, establishing expertise as a renowned expert in micro-mechanics and process design worldwide.
  • - Proficient in semiconductor process technology and integrated circuit factory management, with experience in process development and production validation of biochips.

Qiaosha He

Senior VP, PHD

  • - Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Tsinghua University, Master's degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and a Doctorate in Medicine from Pacific Health Sciences University.
  • - Served as a partner at a globally renowned management consulting firm for over 10 years, with over 20 years of experience in high-tech investment and senior leadership management in group companies.
  • - Deeply understands anti-aging health sciences and holistic medicine based on big data, artificial intelligence, and gene expression regulation.
  • - Experienced in developing and producing various natural ingredient health supplements based on artificial intelligence, space technology, and genetic technology.

Ryoshin Nakade

Senior Vice President, Doctorate Degree

  • - Former partner of an accounting firm with rich experience in financial management and auditing.
  • - Former CEO and director of a securities company with extensive experience in securities management.
  • - Former chairman of a large corporation with rich experience in corporate management.
  • - Co-founder of ETAO, a publicly traded company in the United States. Former CFO of the U.S. subsidiary of ADUASA, Japan's second-largest unicorn company.

Chi Wen

CIO, Bachelor Degree

  • - Founder of the Sino-Canadian Technology Summit.
  • - CCTEH bridges the geographical, cultural, linguistic, and commercial differences between China and Canada, gathering global innovative technology project resources and integrating government and commercial institutions.
  • - Passionate about the intersection of technology and education, actively involved in emerging technology vocational education projects in collaboration with Canadian universities.
  • - Previously worked at renowned S&P 500 companies such as IBM, Sprint, Bell, AT&T, and CIBC, has showcased his extensive expertise and influence in the technology industry.
  • - Specialties are not limited to mobile computing, complex computing, big data, AI, blockchain, and the Internet of Things, but also include further studies in innovation and entrepreneurship at Stanford University.
  • - President of Peking University Alumni Association.

Mujiu Zhang

CSO, Doctorate Degree

  • - PhD in Engineering from the University of Cambridge, UK.
  • - 30+ years' cross-discipline experience in patent data warehousing/mining/mapping/analysis.
  • - Statistical data modeling/analysis, system engineering design, program management.
  • - PhD degree in Engineering with a patent in Monte Carlo risk modeling simulation.

Linpan Li

Senior VP, Bachelor Degree

  • - Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering from the University of Toronto, and a stock trader in the capital markets at the Royal Bank of London, UK.
  • - Previously served as a consultant at McKinsey & Company in Toronto, Canada, specializing in management consulting for private equity and restructuring.
  • - Possesses extensive experience in cross-border corporate mergers and restructuring, as well as abundant resources in financial institutions.
  • - Experienced in formulating group strategic planning and development goals, as well as enhancing the value of internal resource allocation in enterprises.

Yang Liu

AI Educaton Chairman & CEO, PHD

  • - Vice President of the Hong Kong Association for Young Scientists.
  • - Key entrepreneurial talent in China, and overseas high-level talent in Shenzhen's "Peacock Plan".
  • - Expert consultant in artificial intelligence education and collaboration in three fields with China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.
  • - Recipient of the 2021 AI TRUST AWARD for Advanced Individuals.
  • - Reviewer for the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation.
  • - Possesses extensive experience in intelligent enterprise management and technological research and development, and has received numerous awards in the field of artificial intelligence.

Changbu Lu

Life Science Chairman & CEO, Bachelor Degree

  • - Possessing outstanding abilities in project planning and project management in the life sciences field, with over 10 years of industry management experience in anti-aging.
  • - Demonstrating rich experience in marketing planning and promotion, leading the marketing team to achieve over a billion RMB in revenue in a short period.
  • - Proficient in integrating the anti-aging industry chain, leading industry chain teams to achieve fruitful results.
  • - With extensive experience in group enterprise management, particularly skilled in marketing planning and promotion.

Chris Xu

Education Director and MTM COO, Master Degree

  • - Highly qualified individual with a master's degree in Global Management from Royal Roads University in Victoria, Canada.
  • - Possesses excellent organizational and communication skills, which make him an asset to any team.
  • - Rich experience of managing and supervising operations and various functional departments.
  • - Has experience working in supply chain management and logistics optimization at China.
  • - Has a deep understanding of operations management and the ability to optimize processes for maximum efficiency.

JEFF Li

Microbiome Health Industry CEO, Bachelor Degree

  • - Possessing capabilities in project planning, industry chain resource integration, and project management in the large health industry, with extensive experience in industrial management in the field of microbiome health.
  • - With over 20 years of experience in brand planning and market promotion, having served renowned companies such as Procter & Gamble, Jia Duo Bao, Nestle, Yihai Kerry Arawana Holdings Co., Ltd., Watsons, COFCO, and China Resources.
  • - Having rich experience in enterprise management, having managed marketing teams of over a thousand people, and excelling in organizing and managing offline marketing promotion activities.
  • - Founder of the Baiyunshan Changle Shuang brand.

Board of Directors

Name Role
William Chai Chairman of the Board
Marc Kealey Vice Chairman of the Board, Director
Dr. Simon Tang Director
Michael Viotto Director
Fan Zhou Director

William Chai

Chairman of the Board, Doctorate Degree

  • - Over 35 years' experience in business investment, venture capital investment, fund management, and fundraising.
  • - Served as one of the founding partners of Global Call to Action Against Poverty, a nonprofit organization and global network.
  • - Master of Science in Systems Engineering from Arizona State University.
  • - EMBA degree in Business Administration from National Chengchi University in Taiwan.
  • - An honorary doctorate degree in Management from the International Academy of Public Welfare Corporation.

Marc Kealey

Vice Chairman of the Board, Director

  • - Over 30 years' experience in business and advocacy.
  • - Active in prescription drug reform, smoke free legislation, cannabis regulation and cross border healthcare initiatives.
  • - Rich practical experience in governance, public policy and politics.
  • - A political advisor to former Prime Minister Rt. Hon. John N. Turner from 1984-1990.
  • - Was responsible for health policy and political strategy for Prime Minister Turner and was a key advisor and tactician in the federal elections of 1984 and 1988.

Dr. Simon Tang

Director, Doctorate Degree

  • - Famous M&A and fund management expert.
  • - Bachelor of Arts from the University of Utah.
  • - Master's in Global Geopolitics from Brigham Young University.
  • - Ph.D. in Economics and History from the University of California, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota School of Law.

Michael Viotto

Director, Bachelor Degree

  • - Over 30 years experiences in finance industry.
  • - Served as a member of the board for multiple public companies (NASDAQ, NYSE AMERICAN, HK STOCK EXCHANGE, OTCMKTS ) for nearly 15 years.
  • - Extensive experience in the finance industry, including business development, risk assessment and management.
  • - Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from California Polytechnic University in Pomona, California in 1985.

Fan Zhou

Director, Doctorate Degree

  • - Renowned expert in career education with more than 20 years of experience on international education management.
  • - Exceptional knowledge and experience in managing public companies, especially in developing strategies, business administration, and acquisition.
  • - Contribution to the training of more than 100,000 IFM and ICAD.
  • - Having donated more than 1 million CAD over the last 20 years.
  • - Received Peace Prize of the Chinese Association of the UN and the Education Excellence Award of the UN International Collaboration Agency.
  • - Recipient of Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Award.