James F. Chen

Executive Chairman of the Board and Founder
James Chen founded DrFirst and serves as the Executive Chairman of the Board. He is a seasoned entrepreneur with a strong technology background and experience in starting and leading technology-related businesses. Jim successfully founded and served as the CEO of V-ONE Corporation, a NASDAQ-listed provider of virtual private networking (VPN) software that is used extensively in many industries, including government, financial services, healthcare, and automotive. Jim has been granted five U.S. patents on Internet security products. Prior to founding V-ONE, he worked for many years in increasingly senior positions at Intelsat and in the nuclear power industry. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech and received his master’s in Computer Science from George Washington University.