Before launching his first startup, Phat dropped out of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University while studying aerospace engineering with a scholarship from the US Navy. Since dropping out, Phat has also been the former CEO of Sleeker Labs, an Entrepreneur in Residence at Jaguar Land Rover, and a 2017 Thiel Fellow."The Thiel Fellowship was founded by Paypal Co-founder and first Facebook investor, Peter Thiel, for college dropouts under the age of 23. To date, companies created by Thiel Fellows are worth more than $2 billion combined (not including Thiel fellow-created Ethereum, a computing network with a cryptocurrency market cap of $30 billion as of June 16)."Phat is currently 24 and living in San Francisco. Outside of work, he enjoys music, fashion, high adrenaline sports, reading, spirituality, emotional intelligence, and consciousness. He scores a 99 ‘D’ and 99 ‘I’ on his DISC test, is an ENTP, and a 7 with 8 wing on his Enneagram.