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Mr. Wyman Xu

Serial Entrepreneur

  • Serial Entrepreneur - Manufacturing, e-commerce & global supply chain management

  • Visionary - Developing environmentally-friendly, reliable and cost-effective products

  • Angel Investor - Providing young entrepreneurs resources & mentorship to transform ideas into reality

  • Environmental Ambassador -Reducing our environmental impact on the world

  • Mentor – Creating incubators for future, socially conscious, like-minded entrepreneurs 

 

Born in Shanghai, Wyman Xu immigrated with his family to Manhattan, New York at age 13 with an unyielding desire to achieve the American Dream. Now a decades long successful entrepreneur, Mr. Xu is committed to giving back by building a platform providing young entrepreneurs the tools and guidance necessary to transform their ideas into reality. To that end, Wyman and his team are mentoring young visionaries by providing them with access to resources; manufacturers, supply chains, logistics, multichannel networks, IT software and start-up funds. From supporting them to becoming social media influencers, to creating and launching their own products, Wyman is using his network and years of experience to guide them in the right direction. Wyman’s ultimate goal --- to create an incubator for future entrepreneurs, who will transform the quality of life on the planet.

Timeline:

  • 1999 at the age of 19 - Started his own retail store, MIX Cosmetics (skincare & makeup)

  • 2000 Wyman expanded to selling fashion apparel

  • 2005 - Established his first hair salon, The Cutting Edge, in downtown Manhattan

  • 2006 - Opened The Cutting Edge’s second branch 

  • 2007 - Founded EZ Ink (printing consumer products)

  • 2010 - Launched environmental sustainability initiative, Cartridge Evolution (Brooklyn remanufacturing company)

  • 2013 - Wyman set up A2B Express Logistics

  • 2020 – Created incubator platform for socially responsible young entrepreneurs

 

Jack Killion

Entrepreneur, Growth Strategist, Educator & Coach

  • Started and successful grew 9 different business in publishing, manufacturing, investment services, real estate development and others.

  • Street-Smart Entrepreneurs is his 10th startup

  • Taught entrepreneurial studies in three NJ college business schools.

  • Evaluated 1000s of new ventures and advised 100s of other entrepreneurs

  • Consultant to “C” level leaders while with McKinsey & Company

  • Worked in UK for British tech firm as Managing Director of Computer Services Division

  • Served on multiple corporate & charity boards

 

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering Degree from Yale and MBA from MIT Sloan School

 
 

Bari Zahn

Esq.

 

  • General and Tax Counsel to Cartridge Evolution and its affiliates;

  • Attorney and activist who practiced law at some of the most prestigious global law firms, managed the largest Chinese-owned law firm and is the founding partner of the Zahn Law Group;

  • Previous Managing Director and tax advisor for Traust Sollus, wealth management firm;

  • Founded and chaired the Legal Industry Council (the “Council”) of the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (“NGLCC”) of which Goldman Sachs is a National Corporate Partner.  The NGLCC and the Council focus on educating fortune 1000 companies supplier diversity initiatives.

  • Significant pro bono legal services for numerous charities and political campaigns in their fundraising and development efforts. 

  • Recipient of the New York State Bar Association’s Empire State Counsel Honoree Pro-Bono Provider Award and was honored as one of the top 100 pro bono legal providers in NYC. 

  • Founded Living Beyond Belief, as a non-profit, HIV/AIDs youth organization. In 2009, the charity received a proclamation from the New York City Council Speaker for outstanding community service to youth;

  • Named “New Yorker of the Week” for her AIDS awareness work among teens in the city, NY1 News; 

  • Reimagined Living Beyond Belief in 2020 to focus on making a difference on the planet with initiatives that include, but are not limited to, environmental sustainability.

 
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