Dr. Tran Luong Son obtained a Ph.D. degree from the Moscow University of Steel and Alloys, Russia, and a Master’s degree in Management of Technology from the MIT’s Sloan School of Management and was a research fellow at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, USA.

In 2000, Dr. Son founded VietSoftware, a software technology company based in Hanoi. In 2015, he and Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s alumni founded MITFive, a nonprofit organization, in order to promote business spirit, provide training and support to startup entrepreneurs in Vietnam.