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Jetlun Corporation

Jetlun has patent-pending technology that helps utilities solve the 'last mile' challenge of connecting Smart Grid in apartment buildings.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location South San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2008
  • Employees 35
  • Website

Company Summary

Jetlun was established in 2008 to help utilities to resolve the challenges of connecting Smart Meters to individual homes in apartment buildings. Using a patent-pending, standards-based network bridging solution to existing ZigBee-based Smart Meters that is interoperable with channel partners such as Itron, Silver Spring Networks and Landis+Gyr, Jetlun offers the only commercially viable solution to the last mile problem currently on the market.


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    Elsa Chan

    Prior to founding Jetlun, Elsa was co-founder and Vice President of Business Development at Asoka USA Corporation (a HomePlug Powerline solutions provider) where she led and closed a successful $7M series A financing and secured major deals with companies such as Motorola, AT&T/ BellSouth, Bell Canada, Comcast and more. She holds a BA in Organizational Communications from San Francisco State University.

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    TK Chan
    President and CTO

    TK brings more than 40 years of engineering, manufacturing and supply-chain experience with leading multi-national companies, including Commodore, Atari, Digital Equipment and Compaq. Prior to Jetlun, he was the co-founder and CTO of Asoka USA Corporation, where he designed the first three HomePlug reference designs for the industry. Tk has filed over 35 patents. TK holds an Electrical Engineering degree from the Taipei Institute of Technology.

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    Ray Liang
    DIrector of Embedded Solutions

    Ray has over 12 years of embedded firmware development experience. Prior to Jetlun, Ray held leading engineering positions at Asoka USA Corporation, Coship Electrocnics, Techco Telecom and Fenghua Telecom. Ray holds a Masters of Electronics and Communications Engineering from Tsinghua University and a B.S. in communication autocontrol from Beijing University of Post and Communications.

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    Jesse Cai
    Director of Web Services

    Jesse is an avid Ruby on Rails (RoR) programmer with over 10 years of experience. Prior to Jetlun, Jesse was the founder of RoR China and the co-founder of Bindo Labs, a startup focused in International e-Commercial Market. Jesse holds a BA from the Beijing Technology and Business University.

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    Barry Jones
    CFO (Interim)

    Barry has 20+ Years Experience in Public Accounting / Investment Banking / Consulting. Barry is currently Managing Partner of MaroonCFO, specializing in working with growth companies.


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    Richard Ogawa - IP, Paul Tauber - Corporate
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    Fong, Ko, & Associates LLP

Previous Investors

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    None, self-funded