Alan was the first employee for Airbnb Asia, where he led market expansion in the region and was responsible for managing Airbnb's business in Northeast Asia. Afterwards, he relocated to San Francisco to help launch Experiences, where he was responsible for local operations, international expansion, and the incubation of new experience categories.
Prior to Airbnb, Alan co-founded Chickenow, a national quick-service restaurant chain, and was responsible for real estate and operations. In four years, he helped grow the business from 0 to 50 stores.
Alan is now the Co-founder and CEO of Lighthouse, an apartment rentals marketplace backed by DCM Ventures.
BBA, Finance and Accounting, University of Miami