Ng, Chuck

Ng, Chuck

Board Member
US-China Green Energy Council (UCGEC)

Chuck is Managing Director of Suma Ventures, a VC fund affiliated with Acorn Campus Ventures, and is involved in investments across the life science, TMT, Cleantech and other emerging technology sectors with cross border strategy between US and China. He is currently a board member of Vimicro (NASDAQ: VIMC), the first fabless semiconductor co. listed on Nasdaq from China. Previously, Chuck was a founding member of Eureka Therapeutics and helped grew it to be a leading oncology therapeutic platform technology company. Chuck also led eBay PayPal's financial strategy and int'l expansion of its global footprints to Singapore (APAC HQ), China and the creation of PayPal Bank where he won the "PayPalian" Award, the highest award at PayPal. Prior to that, Chuck managed the global hedging/strategic investment at Chiron Corp. (now Novartis), the 2nd largest biotech co. by revenue after Genentech in SF Bay Area. Aside from his professional work, Chuck dedicates a considerable amount of time in community services. He is the co-founder and CFO of BCAIA (www.bcaia.org), which won "2007 UC Berkeley Alumni Club of the Year”. In addition, he is the Co-founder and Head of PE/VC at the US-China Green Energy Council (www.ucgef.org), an impact/solution-driven Greentech collaboration platform for businesses, researchers, investors, and policy makers in US/China. UCGEC's Honorary Chairs include Dr. Qide Han, Vice Chairman of Nat'l People’s Congress of China and US Senator Dianne Feinstein from California. Furthermore, he has co-founded and led various PE/VC networks that focus on US/China cross border investments. In recognition of his leadership efforts, Chuck is the 2008 recipient of the prestigious Bradford King Award for Excellence (given annually to an outstanding Berkeley alumnus within first 15 years of graduation) and recognized by Asia Society as an Asia 21 Young Leader. Chuck is a graduate of UC Berkeley and has a dual EMBA degree from Tsinghua University & INSEAD.