Mr David Ai – Director of Knowledge Transfer Office

Mr David Ai, Director of Knowledge Transfer Office, has extensive experience in technology licensing, business incubation, marketing and consulting. Before joining CityU, Mr Ai was Senior Licensing Associate with the Office of Technology Licensing of Stanford University. A versatile technology entrepreneur, Mr Ai held senior positions in various major corporations and startups.  Before working at Stanford, he was Chief Advisor of Hitachi Corporate VC, Executive Vice-President of SUNeVision Ventures, and CEO of WebJK, a company he co-founded. He was also Vice-President of Varian Medical Systems, an NYSE listed company in cancer equipment, Vice-President of Cirque Corporation, and Project Manager of Hewlett-Packard.

He received a Bachelor degree in psychology from the National Taiwan University, an MSc in computer science from Indiana University, an MBA from Stanford University, and a JD from Santa Clara University.

Mr Ai is a registered patent attorney in California.