Chairman, China Capital Group

Council (Honorary)——Ying WU

Ying Wu, founder and Chairman of China Capital Group, has more than 30 years of experience as a technological innovator and telecommunications entrepreneur in China. As a co-founder of UTStarcom, Ying had served Chairman and CEO of UTStarcom China for 12 years. Prior to that he performed President of Starcom Inc., which he co-founded in 1991. Previous to his founding role with these start-up enterprises, Ying was a member of the technical staff at Bellcore, and earlier a consultant to AT&T Bell Labs. 

Ying currently serves a global board member with The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and Chairman of the board of TNC China. Ying also performs a founding board member of the Future Forum in China. In addition, Ying has been serving the Chairman of E-China Alliances, and a senior consultant on Internet industry for the Shenzhen City government in China. 

The recipient of numerous awards, Ying was recognized in 1998 by Business Week as one of the 50 Stars of Asia, credited for averting a financial crisis in Asia. In 2003, China Central TV (CCTV) named Ying one of the Top 10 Most Influential Persons in China’s economy. 

Ying currently holds a degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) awarded by NJIT.