Fred Chang

Board of Directors / Lead Independent Director

Fred has been a global business executive at GE, Ford, Northwest Airlines and was long time head of United Airlines for all corporate sales, marketing, government and public relations for China. Fred was head of Asia Pacific for Silicon Valley NASDAQ listed Southwall Technologies. Fred has lead the successful public listing of more than 11 Chinese companies in the United States and Canada as well as establishing financing joint ventures, strategic alliances and coordination of acquisitions throughout China and Southeast Asia. Fred is the lead independent director on JetPurple's Board of Directors and also is the luxury air carrier's business development spearhead in Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia. Fred earned his undergraduate engineering degree from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, his Master Degree in Engineering from the University of Alberta in Canada and his M.B.A. from the University of Michigan School of Business Administration.