Mr. Michael Wu is the Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Blue Angel Ventures. He was the Principal at Chart Venture Partners. Michael brings more than 12 years of operating experiences from engineering consultancy and product management to senior and executive management roles in both start-ups and multinational corporations. Prior to founding Blue Angel Ventures, Michael has served as Principal at TechVest Ventures and has also been an investment banker at Sigma Capital Group. Michael has helped in restructuring and financing of numerous real estate and technology ventures. Michael has served in interim/turnaround executive positions at regional start-ups in the Southeast. Most recently, he is a co-founder/Interim CFO of Southeastern Media Group, a transit media advertising company based in the Triad of North Carolina. He also served as the interim CEO for Geyser Pump Tech. Co., a NC-based start-up with an innovative patent-pending aerated pump with applications in the waste water treatment, oil/refinery, and biomedical industries. He served as Chief Operating Officer at Glenstate. Michael was a venture advisor to SystemRoot, a DC-based provider of IT support, network security, and wireless high-speed internet services in select niche areas. Prior to that, he was Senior Manager at Nextel Communications, where he led product management efforts for Nextel's new-generation mobile phones and Public Safety initiatives. Prior to Nextel, Michael was Senior Product Manager at Siemens and also held product management and technical marketing roles at Ericsson. Prior to joining Ericsson, he led the early commercialization effort of the CDMA technology in the U.S. and was also an engineering consultant for fiber optics networking at Nortel Networks. He currently serves on the Board of several technology ventures under his advisory as well as the Board of the National Association of Asian American Professionals- NC Venture. He is also a founding member of the North Carolina Chinese Business Association (NCCBA) based in Raleigh, NC. Mr. Wu holds an M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, M.S. in both Electrical Engineering and Management of Technology from Georgia Tech, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering with high distinction from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst candidate and a licensed real estate broker in NC. He has also invested in multiple real estate properties, premier restaurants and feature film productions around the U.S. He is fluent in Mandarin, Taiwanese, German, and English.