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Director Bios

John C. Wang

John Wang is President and a founding member of PCRS Capital Partners, an early-stage venture investment firm. A visionary and entrepreneur, John has been instrumental in the formation, development and direct investment of over thirty operating companies since 1985.

After completion of Bank of America's management training program, John held the position as Managing Director of South Bay Capital Corporation, a Small Business Investment Company and part of the federal SBA program. John was successful in placement of debt and equity financing.

Currently a Board Member of General Bancorp, a Los Angeles based financial institution with over $2 billion in assets. Actively involved in the strategic planning of the Bank, he was influential in the company's formation of GBC Venture Capital in 1998. John serves as a member of the Executive Loan Committee and is a Board representative of the Bank’s Community Reinvestment Committee.

With a long history in the hospitality industry, John is an expert in Real Estate Investment and management. John is the President and founding member of Pacific Coast Realty Services Inc. and a partner of VenQuest Hotel Group, which owns and manages a portfolio of hotels and commercial properties throughout the United States.

A community leader, John serves on the board of numerous non-profit organizations and foundations. John is a graduate of University of Southern California in the field of Finance and Real Estate.

Ted Hsieh

Ted is a founding member of PCRS Capital Partners. A 16 year veteran of the chip industry, Ted brings a combination of senior management experience in engineering, operations, and sales. As the Director of Operations for LSI Logic's Worldwide Customer Engineering organization, Ted's organization is responsible for coordinating the design activities of LSI Logic and its worldwide distributors that will generate more than $1B in business for the company. Additional responsibilities include managing engineering P&Ls, overseeing corporate business and engineering processes, and leveraging the internet to aid in running a global organization.

Having managed more than half of LSI Logic's North American Design Centers, Ted is also a sales and engineering process expert who is responsible for LSI Logic's implementation of the SAPproject System module, an enterprise resource planning tool that will provide real time feedback on any LSI engineering project in the world. This system will be the foundation for E-commerce initiatives that he will be pursuing this year for the corporation.

Passionate about employee and organizational development, Ted has been a driving force at LSI in establishing and reviewing potential employee staffing and development programs to raise the quality of its personnel and its organizations.  One of these programs was a successful engineering rotation program that has been the model for other rotation programs at the company.  Outside of LSI, Ted has also been involved with providing consultation to various businesses and  rganizations.

Ted is also actively involved in various community, academic and church organizations, having served as the Chairman of the Metamorphosis Leadership and Management Conferences, participating in the USC Marshall School of Business Admissions Committee, and presently directing the Cornerstone Fellowship Leadership Team, while also serving as an Elder and Trustee for the Formosan Presbyterian Church of Orange County.

Ted has an MBA from the University of Southern California with concentrations in International Business, Marketing and New Venture Management and a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine.

Ken Okajima

Ken Okajima is a founding member of PCRS Capital Partners. Ken brings 20 years of operations management experience ranging from telecommunications and engineering to real estate development. As a quality improvement consultant during the divestiture of the Bell Operating Companies, he was involved in the facilitation of executive level re-engineering of AT&T's Information Systems division and Marketing Group to prepare to enter the non-monopolistic environment.

A certified trainer and expert in improving processes, he implemented practices at A.C. Martin & Associates to improve the delivery of engineering services to clients such as Manufacturer's Life Insurance, Hutton Development Corporation, City of Los Angeles, and Shuwa Investments.

Ken joined the Wang Partnership in 1991 as a project manager overseeing the operations and construction of approximately $30 million in real estate and operating assets. Transforming this company into PCRS, Inc., his responsibilities have grown to encompass over $100 million in assets invested in a variety of operating businesses and real estate assets. Currently, Ken is the managing director for PCRS overseeing development and management of investment projects as well as heading the PCRS Media Group (PMG) and actively participates in the management of investments for PCRS Capital Partners.

Over the past 19 years, Ken has advised and/or been involved in the start-up of a multitude of businesses, including a computer consulting firm, a recording studio, a DJ and entertainment company, and a retail food chain which has grown to nine units.

In addition, Ken is involved in his community providing leadership, strategic planning, development of systems and coaching to numerous civic and cultural organizations including Toyota Grand Prix or Long Beach City College, SFS,

Ken is currently on sabbatical serving Newsong Community Church as the Director of Operations.

Ken is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a B.S. degree in Finance and Business Economics.