*PEOPLE: Irvine Accelerator Hires Tech Exec to Lead Stealth Startup Development

An Irvine accelerator recently brought on a tech exec to lead a stealth startup that the accelerator is developing.

Albert Chow joined Cie (formerly known as Cie Digital Labs).

Chow has been a strong leader in building new businesses, as well as growing existing companies throughout his career.

He is known for bringing focus, investment capital and passionate and dedicated individuals to his teams.

Chow founded several early-stage companies and has a keen knowledge of hardware and firmware.

His expertise with manufacturing as well as startups, M&A, and management will be an asset to Cie, according to the company.

He was most recently COO/CFO at SleepScore, where he led the development of a sleep-tracking device.

Chow started his career consulting at Bain & Company and furthered it at Yahoo!

“I have the unique experience of having been a client of Cie’s once upon a time,” Chow told OC Startups Now. “I was impressed with the innovative core team that brought thoughtful insights and solutions to the projects they worked on. Plus they have a stellar track record launching and accelerating startups.”

About The Author

Deirdre Newman is a long-time journalist, who's covered OC startups for a few years.

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