Meet Our Team

Frank Song

CEO & Founder

Accomplishments & Awards

  • Venture Capital Investor in 3 Software Companies

  • $406.1 mm in Technology IPOs

  • $110.0 mm in Technology Mergers & Acquisitions

  • 10+ years of positive ROI investment & technology experience

  • Ranked #1 Lecturer to the 450,000+ UC Berkeley Alumni

In The News

Frank Song is a nationally recognized expert in college planning/admissions and career strategy, with a specialization in engineering, business/finance, and science/healthcare majors.

Additionally, Frank is currently ranked the #1 lecturer at UC Berkeley’s Alumni Association, where he was selected to teach the 450,000+ graduates of UC Berkeley strategy, negotiation, and career advice.

Currently, Frank is Founder and Software Developer at Sales Hat, an enterprise sales team management software, which recently raised capital and is scheduled to launch in 2016.

Prior to founding Zenith, Frank was a Venture Capital Investor at Accel-KKR, one of the only private equity firms, with $4 billion under management, dedicated exclusively to investing in software companies, where he focused on the healthcare technology space.

Frank is currently an investor in 3 enterprise software companies:

Prior to joining Accel-KKR, Frank was a Technology Investment Banker at a top 50 investment bank, Stifel Nicolaus Weisel, where he advised and executed on $516.1 mm worth of mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, and leverage buyout transactions for publically traded technology companies.

Additionally, Frank worked at Kayne Anderson, a $30 billion alternative asset manager (co-founded by John Anderson for whom the UCLA Anderson School of Management is named after) where he focused on structuring private equity investments with founders and CEOs of growing private companies.

Frank has held the following licenses:

License Name Age Received
Real Estate Salesperson License 18
Series 7 19
Life and disability insurance 19
Real Estate Brokers 22

Frank graduated from the University of California, Davis with a B.A. in Economics. While attending UC Davis, Frank fully funded his education by specializing in sourcing and executing distressed real estate investments.

William Chung

William Chung

Head of College Consulting
  • Track record of working with families whose students are interested in STEM, Business, and Healthcare gain admissions into Ivy Leagues, UCs, and other top universities (Stanford, Harvard, UC Berkeley, Caltech, John Hopkins, NYU, Duke)
  • Consistently help students land prestigious internships/programs (Research Scholars, MIT Launch, SUMaC, SSTP, and more) in addition to winning national competitions (DECA, Conrad, TSA, ISSCY, etc.)
Shreya Shankar

Shreya Shankar

Head of STEM Advisory
  • Graduated Stanford University with a B.S. in Computer Science and currently pursuing her M.S. in Computer Science at Stanford
  • Previously worked at Google Brain and published 2 machine learning research papers in The Conference and Workshop on Neural Information Processing Systems (a machine learning and computational neuroscience conference)
Victor Chen

Victor Chen

Head of Business Advisory
  • Graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Economics
  • Previously an investment banker at Goldman Sachs where he worked directly with CEOs, CFOs, and Board of Directors of Fortune 1000 companies and the top 1% of technology companies to advise them on mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, and buyouts
  • Currently a Vice President at CapitalG (formerly Google Capital)
Jimmy Qian

Jimmy Qian

Head of Healthcare Advisory
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude (3.98 GPA) from University of Pennsylvania with a M.S. in Chemistry and B.A. in both Biophysics and Biochemistry
  • Accepted into the following medical schools: Stanford, Harvard, UCSF, Yale, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, and other top 10 medical schools
  • Currently attending Stanford Medical School
Kevin Hong

Kevin Hong

Program Manager
  • In charge of managing the College Consulting program – advised 200+ parents/students to gain admission into top STEM, Business, and Healthcare summer program/research/internships
  • Experience working with families from all around the US, helping them gain admission into Ivy League and other top universities
Alex Krimkevich

Alex Krimkevich

Stanford University
  • Awarded valedictorian of American High School
  • Graduated Stanford University with a degree in computer sciences with a 3.96 GPA and currently a Software Developer @ Tower Research Capital (Hedge Fund)
  • On the interview panel for Stanford University's undergrad admissions
Anne Chung

Anne Chung

UC Berkeley
  • Graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Applied Mathematics
  • Currently teaches Accelerated Alg2/Precalculus and AP Calculus at Irvington High School
  • Was honored by Symetra and San Francisco 49ers for Symetra’s Heroes in the Classroom program where the nominees were selected based on their ability to make a real difference in students' lives; to go above and beyond in their day-to-day responsibilities; and to help students build life skills
Charles Wang

Charles Wang

John Hopkins University
  • Graduated John Hopkins University with a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, and a Masters of Health Science in Molecular Biology and Immunology
  • Former McKinsey associate with 5+ years of experience in Health Systems and Services
  • Currently serves as the Senior Director of Operations for Optum/DaVita medical group, one of the nation’s leading independent medical groups
Eugene Krimkevich

Eugene Krimkevich

UC Berkeley
  • Graduated from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business with a degree in Business Administration and Management
  • Previously worked at high-growth education and technology-enabled solution companies where he worked on both high-level strategy and operations/execution
  • Currently managing Strategic Partnerships at InVision, a digital design platform that serves Fortune 100 companies and brands like Airbnb, Amazon, HBO, Netflix, Slack, and Uber
Jerry Lee

Jerry Lee

UC Berkeley
  • Graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Economics
  • Previously worked at Medallia and Okta and is currently a Senior Technical Program Manager at RMS
Jim Chappell

Jim Chappell

Stanford University
  • Graduated from Stanford with a degree in Economics
  • Previously worked at Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) where he invested in high-growth enterprise software companies for the $10B growth equity firm
  • Currently, he is a Vice President at Parthenon Capital, a private equity firm focused on software & tech-enabled services businesses
Joseph Bayne

Joseph Bayne

Stanford University
  • Graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Biological Sciences
  • Accepted to both Harvard and Stanford Medical School
  • Graduated from Columbia Medical School where he attended on a full-ride scholarship
Nathan Ho

Nathan Ho

UCLA
  • Graduated UCLA with a B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and a M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from University of Southern California (USC)
  • Currently pursuing his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from USC where he’s co-authored and published multiple research papers in scientific journals
Nicholas Hirning

Nicholas Hirning

Stanford University
  • Earned joint bachelor’s degrees in Mathematics and Physics from Stanford and is currently pursuing his Master’s in Computer Science with a dual concentration in Artificial Intelligence and Computer Systems
  • Previously worked as an engineer in Amazon Web Services and for Citrix Systems working on augmented reality and machine learning
Nitya Mani

Nitya Mani

Stanford University
  • Graduated Stanford University with a B.S. in Mathematics and is currently working at Jane Street (trading firm) before starting her PhD in Mathematics at MIT
  • Goldwater Scholarship recipient, granted the Karl Manger Award from the American Mathematical Society, and received an honorable mention for the Alice T. Schafer Mathematics Prize
Reese Pathak

Reese Pathak

Stanford University
  • Graduated Stanford University with a B.S. in Computer Science, and currently pursuing a PhD in Computer Science at UC Berkeley with a focus on optimization and machine learning theory
  • Former co-president of the Stanford Undergraduate Research Association and previous Intel Science Talent Search Finalist