Mr Hugh Chow has 30 years of global executive experience in innovation and technology, investment, governance, sustainability, R&D and engineering management. Prior to joining ventureLAB, Chow served as the Executive Director at The ESG Consortium and a Partner at Radiant Tech Ventures. Mr Chow is also a Special Advisor of Kumshing Group, Chairman of MICAS Group, Chairman of The Apple Tree Preschool and Learning Centres, Chairman of Hong Kong Technologies Advancement Group and a Director at the Association of Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs. Mr Chow has 12 international patents as an inventor and engineering executive at ATI Technologies Inc. from 1993 to 2000. He subsequently co-founded ViXS Systems Inc. in 2001 and took it public on the Toronto Stock Exchange in 2013, having culminated over 500 international patents, 8 R&D centres worldwide, and over $500M of lifetime revenue. Mr Chow also won 8 consecutive Deloitte Fast 50, ACCE International Business Award 2007, and Hong Kong Canada Business Achievement 2014. In 2016, Mr Chow co-founded Pool Global Partners and launched 2 cross-border venture funds on deep-tech, sustainability and ESG.
Mr Chow has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Hong Kong, a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado summa cum laude, and a Type 9 (Asset Management) License from the Hong Kong Securities and Future Commission.