Yoh-Chie Lu, Vertex Healthcare, Venture Partner

Mr. Lu has more than 30 years' experience in the medical industry. He was the founder of Biosensors International Group Ltd, where he was chairman and CEO from its inception until 2008. He retained his leadership position as chairman of the Group from January 2008 until November 2016. Prior to starting Biosensors in 1990, Mr. Lu established Asia-based operations for the Medical Division of Gould Inc in Tokyo in 1978. In 1986, he participated in a management-led leveraged buyout of the division from Gould and he continued as president of the Asia-Pacific division through 1988. Mr. Lu took the company to IPO on the Nasdaq and it was subsequently sold to British Oxygen Corporation. He served as president of Asia-Pacific with British Oxygen until 1990. Mr. Lu is active in both the international and local medical arena as an entrepreneurial angel investor. Yoh-Chie also serves on the board of directors for Earlens, Moximed, Visterra, and Innoventures.