James Chou is CEO of Microsoft for Startups Shanghai where he leads the effort within Microsoft to scale up the business for some of the best and most innovative startups in China by providing unprecedented access to top Microsoft partners and customers, venture capitalists, and technical knowledge. Through the acceleration, he helped his portfolio companies raising hundred of million dollars and increased their valuation more than 300% in average in only 4 months to 7 billion dollars. He has more than 20 years experiences in TMT space in China and US. Before joining Microsoft, he was a serial entrepreneur and a venture investor. He has founded or co-founded three high tech companies in China. Previously, he served senior management positions at AsiaInfo and UTStarcom, the first 2 NASDAQ listed Chinese technology companies. Prior to that, He worked product management, sales, and engineering roles at Hewlett Packard and NEC in Silicon Valley for 7 years. James holds a MBA from Santa Clara University and BS in Electrical Engineering from University of Houston.
周健先生现任微软创投加速器-上海的首席执行官(CEO)。他在微软（Microsoft）负责创投企业的加速工作， 在他领导下的微软团队帮助已经帮助43家创新企业融资几十亿元人民币和他们的估值在四个月中提高3倍超过420亿人民币。他在中国和美国硅谷的有二十多年的高科技行业工作经验。他是个成功的连续创业者和投资者。在加入微软之前，他从2003年起作为联合创始人一共创办了三家高科技公司. 他于2000年回到中国先后在由中国留学生创办并最早在美国纳斯达克上市的亚信科技和UT斯达康担任高级管理工作。在这之前他在美国硅谷任职于惠普（Hewlett-Packard）公司和NEC公司并有过七年产品管理，市场开发和产品研发的经验。周健先生在美国获得电子工程学士学位和拥有美国加州Santa Clara大学的工商管理硕士学位（MBA）。