Paul Chau, Managing Director

Paul has over 20 years of private equity, consulting, and technical experience, he oversees venture capital investments and the management of WI Harper’s information and frontier technology sectors in the U.S. Prior to joining WI Harper, Paul served as Vice President at Walden International and handled investments and the management of existing portfolio companies. He also served as Vice President at GIC Special Investment Private Ltd (Government of Singapore Investment Corporation), where he oversaw direct private equity and fund investments in the United States.

Before joining GIC, Paul was a Senior Consultant with BARRA, a financial consulting company for pension funds and money management firms. He served as a member of the Board of Directors at DivX (NASDAQ:DIVX), USI Insurance Corporation (NASDAQ:USIH), LogicEase (acquired by NYSE: CLGX) and presently holds several directorships in various technology companies.

Within WI Harper, Paul is responsible for investments in Airy3D, Alpha Ring, Avaamo, Cnano, DynoSense, GCT Semiconductor, Maxic Technology, Wonder Workshop and Ultriva.

Paul holds an M.B.A. from University of California, Berkeley and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of Canterbury. He co-authored the “Valuation and Risk Analysis of International Bonds.” The Handbook of Fixed Income Securities (3rd Edition), Chapter 59. This was a required reading for CFA Examinations.  Paul also co-authored the “Construction and Risk and Return of Hedge Funds.” The Journal of Investing, Summer 1992.