Founding Partner, Pool Global Partners
Hugh Chow brings over 20 years of executive management, engineering and operation experience across full spectrum of private start-ups and public corporations in the technology sector. Prior to founding Pool Global Partners, he was the CEO of Istuary Innovation Labs. Hugh also co-founded and served as the Vice President, COO, Interim President and CEO of ViXS Systems Inc. from its inception through its public offering. He led ViXS’ global expansion across 4 vertical markets, invested and managed over $250M in R&D among 6 design centers and over 10 offices worldwide.
Prior to founding ViXS, he held a number of senior engineering and management positions at ATI Technologies Inc. (acquired by AMD). Winner of the 2014 Inaugural Hong Kong Canada Business Achievement Award and the 2007 ACCE Entrepreneur Award for International Business, Hugh also serves on the board of Miovision and the Committee for Technologist Training of the VTC of the Hong Kong Government. He has advised many hi-tech enterprises as well as not-for-profit organizations such as Enterprise Toronto, Startup Here Toronto and School for Social Entrepreneurs. Hugh also has extensive experience in M&A, private equity financing, buyout, as well as venture capital.