Adjunct Professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Dr. Po Chi Wu leads educational programs in innovation and entrepreneurship for undergraduates, master’s degree candidates and corporate executives. A highly successful international venture capitalist and entrepreneur in both the United States and Asia, he brings a unique perspective with more than 30 years of experience with the challenges of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Dr. Wu’s career began in late 1985, when he was invited to establish the venture capital arm of what is currently the China Development Industrial Bank in Taiwan. He went on to become a partner at Advent International Corporation in the Silicon Valley where he managed investments in Asia and the US; co-founder and president of Allegro Capital; and co-founder and managing director of DragonBridge Capital which focused on early-stage technology companies in China. With a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Princeton University, Dr. Wu is a seasoned speaker who has given keynotes at major international conferences in Asia, Europe and the US.