Founding Patron, CCARE
Founder, CEO & President, Pacific Health Investment Inc.
Mr. Wayne Wu is the founder, CEO, & President of Pacific Health Investment Inc., a company that specializes in life sciences investment. Mr. Wu currently serves on the board of Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq:ARAY), a company that designs, manufactures, and distributes CyberKnife robotic radiosurgery system for tumor treatment. Mr. Wu has served as a member of Accuray Incorporated board of directors since April 1998 and was their Chairman between May 2004 and April 2010. Mr. Wu is also on the Board of a number of privately held corporations including: Green Tree Investment Company which owns and operates a chain of upscale budget business hotel in the People’s Republic of China; Synaptic Medical International, a company that designs, manufactures and distributes EP catheters for treatment of cardiac arrhythmias with headquarters in Beijing, China; WaveSense, Inc., a company that designs, manufactures and distributes patented disposable biological separations technologies; and O2 Medtech, Inc., a company that uses PMS technology for cerebral oximetry.
Prior to Pacific Health Investment, Inc, Mr. Wu co-founded Pacific Republic Capital Group in February 1998, a venture capital fund that specialized in real estate and life sciences investment. From February 1998 through May 2005 Mr. Wu was the fund’s co-manager and presided over the Board of various investee companies including: Accuray Incorporated; Aurora Imaging Technology, Inc.; and Sandpoint Design, Inc. Aurora Imaging Technology, Inc. designs, manufactures and distributes the only U.S. FDA approved dedicated breast MRI system. Mr. Wu was the Executive Vice President and a member of board of directors of Aurora Imaging Technology, Inc. from September 1999 to August 2004. Sandpoint Design, Inc. was the designer, manufacturer and distributor of high performance carbon fiber bicycles. Mr. Wu was a member of the board and later the Chairman of Sandpoint Design, Inc until May 2005. Prior to founding Pacific Republic Capital Group Mr. Wu was the Special Assistant to the Chairman and CEO of Preferred Bank from August 1997 to February 1998, and a senior loan officer of Sumitomo Trust and Banking Corporation from December 1995 to August 1997. Mr. Wu graduated from National Central University in Taiwan with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics and received his Masters Degree in Mathematics from University of Southern California.