Mr. Wang has served as a Senior Vice President at Harbinger Venture Management since August 2000. With more than a decade of venture investment experience, Mr. Wang has been involved in three key areas for Harbinger. From 2001 to 2002, he worked for the Harbinger US office (Fremont , CA), focusing on IC design before moving to Harbinger’s Shanghai office from 2005 to 2008 to develop the Chinese domestic market. Since 2008, he has been assigned to the Harbinger Taiwan office, working in the fields of IT and Biotech.
From September 1994 to July 2000, Mr. Wang worked for MIC/III, a prestigious IT market research institute in Taiwan and the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to MIC/III, Mr. Wang was involved in professional training in IT, curriculum development, and wireless communication product manufacturing, testing, and trouble shooting.
Mr. Wang received his M.S.E.E. degree from National Taiwan University and B.S.E.E. degree from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology. He also completed the Technology Management Program (MBA-equivalent), sponsored by the Graduate School of Business Administration of National Cheng Chi University, Taiwan.
Dr. Chih-Wei Lu is dedicated to the development of biomedical optics, specializing in optical coherence tomography (OCT). He received his Ph.D. from the Graduate Institute of Photonics and Optoelectronics, National Taiwan University and has published more than 50 journal and international conference papers on OCT. He has served in the Biomedical Technology and Device Research Labs (BDL), the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and the Biomedical Engineer Research and Development Center, National Yang Ming University. He has led several projects on the development of electro-optical medical devices and is familiar with the commercialization of medical devices.
Chan Yu Lee
Mr. Lee is a representative of Chang Xiang Investment Company, Ltd. Mr. Lee has over 10 years of experience in the financial industry and he is also highly experienced in Financial and Actuarial Engineering.
Mr. Lee holds a Master’s degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Iowa.
Allen joined Taiwan Global Biofund/ YFY Biotech Management Co. in 2007 and brought success to TGB through investment in and incubation of several biotech companies. The most successful of his portfolio companies are Taiwan Liposome Company (4152) and TaiMed Biologics (4147), both of which are IPO companies in Taiwan. He also won a licensing deal from the University of Washington and incubated an IVD company in Taiwan. He now serves as director of business development for this new company (MiCareo, Inc.). MiCareo is focused on the development of rare cell detection platforms, such as sensing circulating tumor cell prognosis and prenatal diagnosis.
He received his MBA degree from National Cheng-Chi University and holds a M.Sc. degree from Chang-Gung University.
David Ma co-founded Apollo Medical Optics in 2014, and he is responsible for establishing and executing corporate systems, business development, international collaboration, and the overall management of AMO. David’s prior positions include Manager of the Biotechnology Incubation Center at Academia Sinica, and Director of Business Development for Medigen Biotechnology Corp. David received his B.Sc. degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Purdue University (West Lafayette), and, in 2009, he obtained a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis.
Dr. Chian-Yaw Hwang is the superintendent of Yawen Dermatology Clinic, and the CEO and attending physician of his own private practice, Dr. Hwang's Dermatology Clinic. Dr. Hwang is also the clinical consultant of AMO. In addition to clinical work, he serves as a lecturer for the Ministry of Education and the Department of Dermatology at the National Yang-Ming University in Taipei.
Dr. Hwang received his MD from Taipei Medical University. He then continued his medical training as a resident at the Taipei Medical University Hospital in the Department of Surgery. He then went on to become chief resident and attending physician in dermatology at the Taipei Veterans General Hospital. He also served as a visiting physician at the Yale-New Haven Hospital. His specialties within dermatology include Atopic dermatitis, Rosacea, and aesthetic dermatology, and he has several research publications on these topics.
Donald Hwang is Senior Vice President and Deputy COO of Wistron Corporation. Wistron is among the world’s largest makers of Information and Communication Technology products, including PCs, smartphones, servers & storage, industrial PCs, monitors, TVs and digital home products.
Donald has had over 30 years of industry experience since receiving his M.S.E.E. degree from Taiwan’s National Chiao-Tung University in 1983. He joined Acer as an ASIC designer in 1986, and developed Acer’s first laptop PC in 1990.
Donald has many patents under his belt and won the Taiwan National Invention Award in 1993. In 2000, he was honored with the prestigious Chinese Management Excellence Award (renamed the Taiwan National Management Excellence Award) for his outstanding contribution in R&D management.
Haolin Sung is the founder and managing partner of Chaperone Investment, a Taiwan-based venture capital firm focused on angel and early-stage healthcare and biotech investments.
For over 10 years, Haolin has dedicated himself to building and developing several companies including Panlabs and MountainVet as a board director. He held the same leadership position at Pharmigene. In addition, Haolin currently serves in critical roles at various Chaperone portfolio companies including Celtech and Caliway where Haolin helps establish funding, devise business development strategies and implement licensing activities. Prior to launching Chaperone Investment, Haolin was the director of the direct investment department for Diamond Biofund, the largest Biotech VC in Taiwan. Haolin was also the deputy director of Microbio Biotech in Shanghai. Haolin was previously with First Capital Management as a healthcare/biotech industry analyst.