Episode 64

Nanxi Liu ·  Building Two Successful Companies With Grit and Action

Nanxi Liu is CEO and Co-Founder of Enplug, a leading digital signage software company used by Fortune 500 companies, banks, hospitals, manufacturing facilities, elevators, and universities. The software enables businesses to distribute visual communication such as dashboards, videos, presentations, safety messages, news, and other content on any digital screen. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles and has offices in Japan, Brazil, Poland, Australia, and the UK.


Nanxi was named Forbes 30 Under 30 and Fortune’s 10 Most Promising Women Entrepreneurs. While in college, Nanxi co-founded Nanoly Bioscience, a venture-backed biotech company that develops polymers to eliminate refrigeration for vaccines and therapeutics. Nanoly received the Outstanding Research Award at the World Biomaterials Congress and is a grant recipient of the National Institute of Health.


Nanxi serves as a board member of CarParts.com (NASDAQ: PRTS), a leading online provider of automotive parts and accessories. Nanxi also serves as a board member of Kindred Biosciences (NASDAQ: KIN), a leading biopharmaceutical company for pets. Nanxi is one of five voting members on the California’s Department of Motor Vehicles’ New Motor Vehicle Board. She serves on the Board of Advisors for Covington Capital Management ($3 billion AUM) and is a Partner at XFactor Ventures, which has invested in over 50 women-founded startups.


Passionate about community service, Nanxi serves on the Board of Directors for the National Foster Youth Institute, After-School All-Stars Los Angeles, and Yes2Jobs.org. She received the 2018 UC Berkeley Sather Gate Volunteer Award for her work in leading a campaign that raised $22 million for the university.


As a producer of the Amazon TV series, The Bay, Nanxi received an Emmy Award. In her free time, Nanxi enjoys playing tennis, snowboarding, and flying planes. She is a concert pianist and has performed live on NBC and ABC.


Nanxi graduated from UC Berkeley with a BS in Business Administration and BA in Political Economy. Nanxi lives in Los Angeles and is a Dodgers fan.


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