Mr. Chau has started numerous successful technology companies. He is a long-time venture capitalist and real estate investor and was a founder of the Acorn Campus, a technology incubator that provides early-round seed funding. He has more than 40 years of business experience in the United States, Taiwan, China, and elsewhere in the Pacific Rim.
Mr. Chau is a philanthropist and focuses on social justice issues. In addition to the Civic Leadership USA (CLUSA) Foundation, he is the board chair of Vision New America and the Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association. He is also an executive board member of Shin Shin Education Foundation, an organization dedicated to education equity in China.
Mr. Chau was born in Shanghai and raised in Hong Kong and Vietnam. He received his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and MBA from UC Berkeley.