Jeremy CHAU

Jeremy
CHAU

Member, ECE Advisory Board
Profile

1996-1999 HKUST BS EEE

1999-2000 Stanford MS in EE 

 

Jeremy Chau joined Google in the year 2000 as its 103rd employee at its Silicon Valley office. He was the first engineer of Google AdWords which became the main revenue source for Google. He also developed various products during his 8-year career at Google: Gmail, Maps, China Music. He started doing angel investments in China in 2008 and one portfolio company lightinthebox.com was listed on NASDAQ in 2013. Other notable investments are Papaya Mobile, instreet.cn, the movie “One Night Surprise”. He also invested in a few funds in China such as Sinovation VC, Walden PE, Kaiwu PE, MFund angel fund. He started jide.com in 2014 to develop an enterprise OS based on Android for PC equipment like laptops and desktops. He started Zeegle in 2018 to provide AI consulting services to enterprises in China. He is the senior VP of AI Institute at Sinovation Venture. Jeremy obtained a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.