APEX Computer Systems, Inc.
Dr. Philip Chen is the Co-Founder of AAPA and current Board Member. He is CEO of APEX Computer Systems Inc., which he founded in 1983. Today, Apex is a nationwide service organization that provides desktop support services, network infrastructure, and business software solutions to clients ranging in size from small local companies to Fortune 500 enterprises. A minority Chinese-owned business who understands the challenges of today’s environment, Apex is deeply dedicated to educating and assisting the Chinese-owned small business community in Southern California through support and involvement in various community business organizations and hosting free informational seminars on a regular basis. Previously, he was a research scientist with McDonnell Douglas Research Laboratories and Dynamic Technology, and published numerous scientific research papers and reports in fluid dynamics, instrumentations, numerical computations and data processing. Dr. Chen graduated from the University of Southern California in 1974 with a doctorate in aerospace engineering and a minor in computer science.