David Weng is an angel investor with a track record of bringing start-up companies to successful IPOs, mergers and acquisitions. He invests in about 80 early stage high technology companies. Some of the more notable successes include the Netscreen Technologies IPO and its acquisition by Juniper Networks for $4 billion in 2004, and Protego Networks’ acquisition by Cisco Systems. Prior to his investment projects, David served as Software Engineering Director at Cisco Systems and at Hewlett-Packard before that. Mr. Weng has over 20 years of experience in software engineering and Internet Technologies. He is President of the Silicon Valley Taiwan Angels Group, on the board of the San Jose State University Tower Foundation, David received his M.S. in Computer Science Engineering from San Jose State University in 1983. David will be at the GEC representing the Asia Silicon Valley Development Initiative, which aims to make Taiwan a hub for internet-based innovation and entrepreneurship in Asia, and is a major component of Taiwan’s economic reform agenda. Mr. Weng is one of the architects of Asia Silicon Valley Development Initiative and currently serves as the Chief Investment Officer.
SCALE YOUR BUSINESS: AVENUES FOR GLOBAL EXPANSION
CIO, Asia Silicon Valley Development Agency (ASVDA)