Meet Our Team


Founding Partner and President
Stanley is from Suzhou and attended Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania for his MBA where he was the recipient of the Russell G. Redenbough Scholarship. Stanley is passionate about education; before founding Ivyuan and Taurus Education, he was involved in numerous education related programs and funded education start-ups. Before founding Taurus in 2008, Stanley worked in finance and consulting, and was involved in the mergers and acquisitions for multinationals such as HP and Disney. He's a big fan of soccer and likes to spend time with his family and friends.
Senior Partner and CEO
Laz is from Shanghai, China. He graduated from Dartmouth College with honors, where he double-majored in economics and mathematics. He worked at KMPG Shanghai as the youngest intern in Greater China. As a veteran in this industry, he joined Taurus Education in 2008, and has helped numerous students around China on their college application. Outside of work, he likes to play sports, try out new restaurants and spend time with his friends.

Our Team

Vice President
Ivory is from Hubei, China. She is a graduate of Peking University, where she majored in English Language and Literature. She worked in a number of educational organizations in the last ten years including UC Education Abroad Program (China), College Board (China), and Kaplan Higher Education (China).Ivory is devoted to helping students and parents adequately prepare for their future cultural exchange and educational pursuits.
Lily graduated from Tongji University with a major in civil engineering. After graduation, she worked as a Consulting Analyst at Towers Watson, a well-known American consulting company. While there, she designed the pre IPO equity structure incentive reports for a number of listed companies and private enterprises and assisted in declaring reports to CSRC. After her time at Towers Watson, she joined YUedu as Director of Operations and started to bring in professional analysis and management methods from consulting and financial industry to the study-abroad industry.
Director of Human Resources
Elaine received her master’sdegree in hotel management from Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She is International Professional Managers Trainer certified by UK IPMA. Elaine worked ata famous international airline and the hotel division of a Hong Kong listed real estate group for years, gaining experience in customer service, training and management before entering the education industry at a study-abroad industry in 2012. Elaine enjoys traveling and loves walking, doing photography and writing in her spare time.
General Manager (Shenzhen)
“The happiest thing at Ivyuan is that I can work with like-minded people who are passionate about education. We listen to students' stories, become their close friends, and experience all things through their application process with them.”Wendy has worked in the education industry for over 10 years. The experience of these years has made it clearer to her that the potential of each student is unlimited. Each student has their own story. As their consultant, Wendy experiences their colorful life,focuses on their planning and development, helps in their self-discovery and self-affirmation, and shares their growth with them.
General Manager (Hangzhou)
Years of experience in the education industry have made Bonnie more and more dedicated to the field of education. When her students got offers from their reach schools, she felt proud from the bottom of her heart. Like for our students, her four years of overseas studies changed her in many ways and allowed her to gain independent thinking and problem solving skills. Bonnie wantsher students to learn and growthrough the college application process, a critical stage of life. In the fierce application environment, applicants can stand out from crowd only if their personality is fully revealed; also, applicants can enjoy the whole process and get the satisfactory results only if they receive professional counseling services. Bonnie aspires to help students achieve their goals.
Vivi graduated from Duke University with a double major in economics and visual arts. Her personal interests range from reading, traveling, and painting, to making eccentric cuisine and learning trivia facts. Her students have gained admission to Yale, Stanford, Princeton, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania (Wharton), Duke, Cornell, Northwestern, and Brown, among others.


Educational services company that provides premium prep and enhancement programs for Chinese high school students who want to apply to top U.S. colleges.

  • - Shanghai Office
    Suite 1610,The Longemont, No.1118 West Yan An Road, Shanghai
  • - Beijing Office
    Room 607, Yatai Building, No. 8 Yabao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing
  • - Shenzhen Office
    Suite 1109,Central Commercial Building,No. 88 Fuhua 1st Road, Futian District, Shenzhen
  • - Chengdu Office
    Suite 1001, No.388 TianRen Road Kaide Center, Gaoxing District, Chengdu
  • - Hangzhou Office
    Suite 3203, No.208 Huanchen Road(N), Canhigh Center Office, Hangzhou