An innate sense of curiosity and a fascination in problem solving has driven Dr. Muhlin Chen’s more than 25 year career in technology. Throughout his career the convergence of both have positioned Dr. Chen to lead enterprise-level research and development projects for large institutions in multiple areas including process refinement, SaaS, education and enterprise management systems.

Beginning in 1997 with the founding of Proteus (formally i2rd and co-founded with Dr. Donald Nelson) he has since co-founded three additional companies (Vipa Solutions, Reviewr and ActivationInsights) and invested in more than 15 venture companies. Dr. Chen continues to hold leadership roles in the deployment of many successful global enterprise technology solutions including Nortel, Ameritrade, Pfizer and other leading international corporations, has assisted in leading the build of more than 75 SaaS products and most recently is involved in the design and architecture of the Proteus Platform an innovative SaaS framework designed to power and scale agile-driven SaaS b2b products.

Dr. Chen is a graduate of National Cheng Kung University - Taiwan  and received his PhD In Computer Science from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

Outside the office Muhlin spends time with his family at community events and travels with his wife Jenny and two kids.