Jean Tran – Mr.Tran is Managing Director and owner of Joint Ascent a synthetic fiber/textile consulting company located in Hong Kong. Prior to founding his consulting company, Jean worked more than 20 years for Dupont in synthetic fibers sales and marketing leadership roles in Asia. Joint Ascent specializes in assisting companies seeking partners for joint ventures, commercial business relationships, agents, and distributors in the synthetic fibers, textiles and apparel industries. Mr. Tran is a graduate of the University of Washington with a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering.