Dr. Po Chi Wu is a Visiting Professor in the College of Engineering at UC Berkeley, and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Business and Management at The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology. A highly successful international venture capitalist and entrepreneur, he has lived and worked both in the United States and in Asia, and brings a unique perspective and the rich context of more than 30 years of experience and insight into the challenges of innovation and entrepreneurship. Co-founder and Managing Director of DragonBridge Capital, an investment advisory firm that focused on early-stage technology-focused companies in China, he was also co-founder and President of Allegro Capital, a successful venture capital firm in Silicon Valley. He earned his Ph.D. in Biochemical Sciences from Princeton University and has a BA from the University of California at Berkeley. His family includes several generations of illustrious scholars – his great-grandfather was a Hanlin Scholar in the Ching Dynasty. His father, Prof. Ta-You Wu, retired from the Presidency of the Academia Sinica in Taiwan at the age of 88, and was known as “The Father of Modern Physics in China.”
His most recent books are Angel Financing in Asia Pacific (which he co-edited, Emerald Publishing, 2016) and Agile Innovation: The Revolutionary Approach to Accelerate Success, Inspire Engagement, and Ignite Creativity (Wiley & Sons, 2014), which he co-authored with his partners at Futurelab Consulting.