David ChenCEO of Opportunity International China
David Zhiyang Chen joined Opportunity International China in August 2017 as Chief Executive Officer. A native of Zhejiang province, China, David is Opportunity China’s first Chinese national CEO. Prior to joining Opportunity, David has extensive management experience in both China and abroad.
At 20 years old, David started his first own company along with his brother in the printing business, which quickly failed due to their lack of business experience and funding. 2 years later, restarted the business and refocused the business on stationary products, and turned it into a profitable business within 2 years. In 2005, David and his newlywed wife moved to Dubai to become tentmakers, running various companies in both China and Dubai while helping with Church planting.
David studied Foreign Trading & Economy College in Huzhou, China and he earned an MBA from Edinburgh Business School. He also holds a Master in Theology degree from Wagner University in California.