Executive Chairman, President and CEO
Daoping Bao, age 55, brings over 20 years of creative entrepreneurial experience to his work, with significant success in museum exhibit design, filmmaking, manufacturing, business development, and capital fundraising. Mr. Bao has worked throughout North America and Asia on diverse projects and business ventures. His innovative vision spans joint ventures and fossil exchanges, infrastructure and gaming projects, museum exhibit design, manufacturing facilities, gaming development and attractions development. Mr. Bao founded the leading animatronic manufacturing facility in Zigong, China as well as founded Dinoking Tech Inc., d/b/a Dinosaurs Unearthed. in 2006, in Canada. Both businesses are experiencing continued growth and expansion – a CCTV documentary on these businesses aired in China in July 2014. Mr. Bao is the creative visionary behind each of the exhibitions and expanding product lines. Prior to Dinosaurs Unearthed, Mr. Bao founded an international trading company, a merchant bank and an investment company that handled over $200m in development transactions with Asia. Mr. Bao has also created successful businesses in the areas of film production, entertainment and the arts with an extensive network established in China. Mr. Bao also founded Paystone Technologies Corp., one of the first real-time online payment solution providers. Mr. Bao is a graduate of the Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, with a major in Film and Video.