Michael Chu - Founder & President
Founder and principle consultant of AsiaBizCo, Mr. Chu has over
15 years of international business development experience for US
companies. Through out his distinguished career, Mr. Chu helped
many Silicon Valley companies successfully launch projects with
Asian partners, such as Canon, Ricoh, Konica, Toshiba, and Sony.
Mr. Chu was born in Taiwan, raised in Japan, and came to the US
when he was seventeen. He is fluent in English, Chinese, and Japanese.
He blends his US business and corporate experience with his Asian
up-bringing, building the bridge of intimacy that translates business
and culture differences into trust and respect for both the US and
"We all want the same things, expressed differently",
says Chu. "Recognizing the common ground will help resolve
most difficulties in negotiations, and business dealings. Mutual
respect is the foundation upon which all successful business relationships
are built." This is at the root of his success in working with
people from across the Pacific.
When he is not traveling to and from Asia, across the US coasts,
Mr. Chu volunteers his time and energy at non-profit organizations
that promotes global business corporation. Currently, he is responsible
for devising programs that enriches the global experiences of entrepreneur's
at the Silicon Valley Associations of Entrepreneur International.