• Jia Ji
CouchChange Founder
Jia Ji
Jia Ji is a serial social entrepreneur and founder of both MapMedi, a medical technology company focused on making global healthcare more accessible, and Couchange, a social finance company that builds online donation platforms for nonprofits.

Prior to that, Jia was president and founder of Flying Fish Media and helped launch Dancetown, an exercise gaming system for seniors that was acquired by Cobalt Flux. He has also worked for a variety of technology startups such as Wolfe.com, Giftcards.com, Guru.com, Pittsburgh.com, Ripple Effects Interactive, Dreamwork Soft, Inecom Entertainment, Interactive Media Systems, and eGenesis.

Jia is a Stanford University alumnus and actively supports grassroots technology efforts in his local community. He currently serves on the Pittsburgh IGDA board, as Technology Director for NAAAP Pittsburgh, and helps organize the Pittsburgh PodCamp conference series. In the past, Jia has been a visiting instructor at Chengdu’s University of IT and has lectured at Stanford, CMU, and other universities worldwide.

Specialties: Product Development, Product Management, Community Development, Online Video Production and Distribution, Corporate Blogging, Technology Evangelism, Technology Development, Traditional PR, Social Media, Project Management, Game Development, Game Design, Web Design, Web Strategy, Philanthropy, Fundraising, Social Finance