President

Buu Nguyen

Buu co-founded UpStar Labs, where he leads the investment process and works closely with portfolio companies on product and technology strategy. He is also the CTO of Grove, the newest incubated product at UpStar.

Buu has 16 years of experience developing large-scale software and leading high-performing teams. He was the CTO of Kobiton, a cloud mobile device platform and the Technical Director at QASymphony, the creator of several leading agile testing software. At Google, he worked on a key product of the Google Marketing Platform and led the front-end development of 2 other early-stage products. He also spent 3 years teaching software architecture and enterprise software development at RMIT University, his alma mater.

Managing Director

Uy Tran

Uy is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of UpStar Labs Vietnam and supporting portfolio companies through marketing and infrastructure. He is currently the Product Manager of Katalon Studio – the fastest growing automated test solution worldwide.

Prior to these roles, Uy served as the VP of Product Development at KMS Technology, where he was in charge of the development and operation of qTest – a leading Agile testing platform. He also managed a 20-person creative team focusing on defining and building UI/UX solutions at WebPro. Earlier in his career, Uy was an ERP consultant for FCG Vietnam – one of the pioneering SAP partners in the country.

Advisors

Vu Lam

Strategy / Product

Josh Lieberman

Business Development

Evan Rogoff

Finance

Meet The Team