Name: Wesley Tian


Birthplace: Mountain View, CA (Silicon Valley)
Birthday: April 22 (same as Sam Altman and Oppenheimer)
Species: Homo sapien

Company: Aragon.ai
Role: Co-Founder & CEO
🗞 In the News
  • Washington Post: AI professional headshots are quick and easy. But should you use one?
  • Business Insider: Why Aragon.ai Founder Chose Startup Accelerator Neo Over Y Combinator
  • Big Think: Anatomy of an AI startup: Key lessons for first-time founders

⚔️ Main Quests
    Chapter 1 ('13 – '22): Explore
    • Graduate from US Army Cadet Corps
    • Become semi-pro in League of Legends (top 0.1%)
    • Graduate high School (I almost failed)
    • Transfer to the University of Michigan
    • Do AI research
    • Get a full-time offer from Microsoft
    • Help build a YC startup as employee #1 (acquired)
    Chapter 2 ('22 - present): Make Money
    • Find a co-founder
    • Start a company
    • Become ramen profitable
    • Get into Y Combinator
    • Raise pre-seed from Neo and founders of billion-dollar companies
    • $100K ARR
    • $1M ARR
    • $10M ARR
    • $100M ARR
    • Found a billion-dollar company

🗝️ Side Quests
  • Endurance
  • Strength
    • Do a one-arm push-up ('21)
    • Bench press 225 lbs ('22)
    • Do a muscle-up ('22)
    • L-sit to handstand ('24)
    • Squat 315 lbs
    • Deadlift 405 lbs
  • Mountaineering
    • Climb Mt. Fuji ('15)
    • Climb the Half Dome ('15)
    • Climb Mt. Olympus ('17)
    • Climb Mt. Whitney ('19)
    • Complete the Explorer's Grand Slam
      • Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro
      • Climb Mt. Aconcagua
      • Climb Mt. Elbrus
      • Climb Mt. Puncak Jaya
      • Climb Mt. Kosciuszko
      • Climb Mt. Vinson
      • Climb Mt. Denali
      • Climb Mt. Everest
      • Reach the South Pole
      • Reach the North Pole
  • BJJ
    • Blue belt
    • Black belt
  • Languages
    • Learn Japanese
    • Learn Spanish

📜 Retired Quests
  • Become an US Air Force pilot/Navy SEAL
  • Become an astronaut
  • Get a Ph.D. in AI
  • Dunk a basketball

✈️ World Travel Log

Continents Visited: 3/7

Countries Lived In: USA, Taiwan, China

Countries Visited: 22/195 (11%)

  • 2010: Indonesia, Singapore
  • 2011:
  • 2012: Philippines
  • 2013: Nepal
  • 2014: Cambodia
  • 2015: Australia, Thailand, Japan
  • 2016: Italy, Vatican City, Greece
  • 2017: UAE
  • 2018: Japan (2), Canada
  • 2019: Mexico
  • 2020: Spain
  • 2021: Iceland
  • 2022:
  • 2023: France, United Kingdom
  • 2024: New Zealand

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