Max Wu is the founder and general partner of Birch Venture Capital. He has over 30 years of experience in the ICT industry and venture fund investment. Max was managing partner at InveStar Capital and chairman of Hua Nan Venture Capital. Prior to venture capital, he served the Acer group over 20 years as head of R&D, marketing, purchasing and customers service department etc. He was the president of Acer America.
Max is the chairman of GTBF Ltd. and e-Ray Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd. He is board director of Wistron NeWeb (TSE:6285), Novatek (TSE:3034), Apacer (TSE:8271), YODN LIGHTING (5216), and supervisor of Antec (TSE:6276). In past years, he was chairman of Integrated System Solution Corp. (TSE:5261), iaSolution Inc., Goyatek Inc. and board director of APE (OTC:8261) , AOpen (TSE:3046), MicroBase (3184), Aplix (Tokyo Stock Exchange:3727).
Besides rich investment and industry experience, Max is the Chairman of Spring Foundation of National Chiao-Tung University. Max was active in many high-tech associations. He was awarded Chiao-Tung University “NCTU Impact 50 in 50 Years” remarkable alumni in 2008, Chairman of Chiao-Tung University Alumni Association (CTUAA) of Northern California in 2000-2001, Chairman of AAMA (Asia American Multi Technology Association) in 1997 and Board Director of the Monte Jade Science and Technology Association, West Coast in 1996-2000.