Gustavo Aray

Gustavo founded Rui Zhi Ventures Limited (RZV) in 2011 to assist patent owners and investors access opportunities in the US and Asia. Gustavo's clients include technology companies, inventors and investment funds located in the US, Europe and China.

Previous to RZV, Gustavo was at Intel Capital where he co-founded and managed Intel's patent acquisition program. In that role, Gustavo oversaw the development and implementation of patent acquisition strategies to augment Intel's patent portfolio. Well known in the industry, Gustavo executed dozens of intellectual property transactions around the world in various technology sectors. Gustavo also developed and launched Intel Capital's portfolio company patent licensing program.

Gustavo has studied Mandarin Chinese at the Taipei Language Institute in Taipei. He holds a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from Miami University, in Oxford, Ohio and earned his MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. He is a native English and Spanish speaker and conversational in Mandarin Chinese.
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Chris Xie

Chris Xie is a Managing Director at RZV where he works with clients on China-centric opportunities in IP as well as general market entry / commercialization opportunities. In addition to RZV, Chris advises local governments on economic development planning and investment promotion.

Chris earned his MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia and holds a Bachelor in Science Degree in Civil Engineering at Wuhan Urban Construction Institute, now part of Huanzhong University of Science & Technology. Fluent in English, Chris is a native Mandarin speaker.