Duke Chung is the cofounder of Parature, a DC-based Saas startup that enables companies to provide on-demand customer service and online support to millions of users. The company has raised $30M from Accel Partners, Sierra Ventures, Ching-Ho Fung (NEA Partner) and was acquired by Microsoft in 2014 for $100M.
Duke has been named to Fast Company’s Fast 50, Washington Business Journal’s 40 under 40, the CIT Gap 50, Washington Techway’s Top Technology Executives, SmartCEO magazine’s Smart100, the Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business, Washingtonian magazine’s Power 150 and Bisnow Media’s ‘Top 35 under 35 Entrepreneur’ in the Washington, DC region.
He also enjoys working with entrepreneurs and is an active angel investor. He also likes basketball, biking, skiing, and collecting.
He graduated from Cornell University in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering.