James Chou is Managing Director and CEO in residence for Microsoft Accelerator Shanghai.
He has more than 20 year experiences in TMT space in China and US. He is a serial entrepreneur and ventures investor before joining Microsoft.
From 2003 to 2016, he co-founded one SaaS based education software company, one private cloud company, and one Internet Datacenter company in China.
Previously, he served senior management positions at AsiaInfo and UTStarcom, the first 2 NASDAQ listed Chinese technology companies.
Prior to that, he worked product management, sales, and engineering roles at Hewlett Packard and NEC in Silicon Valley for 7 years.
James holds a MBA from Santa Clara University and BS in Electrical Engineering from University of Houston.