Co-Founder OzAPP Awards, Co-Founder MaiTai Global, Co-Founder Extreme Tech Challenge and Venture Capitalist Charles River Ventures.
Bill Tai established the Silicon Valley office for Charles River Ventures and is a Partner Emeritus backing Scribd and Wish.com on CRV’s behalf. As an individual he is a Founding Chairman of Treasure Data, Inc.; a Board Director of BitFury, and Voxer Inc. He is a lead angel investor in hit companies including Tango.me, Tweetdeck/Twitter, and Zoom.us.
Previously Bill served as Partner at IVP, and was Founding CEO of iAsiaWorks (IPO via Goldman Sachs & Morgan Stanley). He was also Founding Chairman of IPinfusion (Tokyo:4813) and past Board Director of 7 publicly listed companies: AWRD EGHT IAWK NPIX TMTA TUNE and IMGO.
He serves on the World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneer Committee is an Adjunct Professor at Curtin University in Perth Australia and co-founder of MaiTai Global a 501(c)3 dedicated to preserving the ocean and its related ecosystems. He holds a BSEE with Honors from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Harvard.
View Bill Tai on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/kitevc