Joseph Wei is a co-founder and Managing Director of Lab360 (www.Lab360.com), an incubator that provides investment, mentorship, and business acceleration for early stage startups focusing on IoT, wearable, and other smart, connected hardware solutions. Lab360 is supported by Qihoo 360 (NYSE:QIHU), one of the leading Internet companies in China. Joseph is an experienced entrepreneur, technologist and mentor. Prior to Lab360, he founded SJW Consulting Inc., (www.sjwconsulting.com) a technology and business strategy consulting firm advising C-level executives at global 1000 technology and financial firms on technology trends and business strategy.
Previously, he led several businesses that pioneered innovative products that grossed over $1 billion in revenue when he held executive positions at Inventec Corp. (a top 5 ODM from Taiwan), Silicon Graphics Inc. (SGI), NEC and DEC (acquired by Compaq/HP). He is recognized for his expertise in wearables, IoT, Cloud computing, and is a frequent speaker and author on these topics. He is a senior member of IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional association with over 440,000 members, the Chair of the Santa Clara Valley IEEE Section, Board member and VP of Education, and the Chair of the Consumer Electronics Society. He is an advisor to several startups, as well as a mentor to AngelHack HACKcelerator and RoyseLaw AgTech Incubator.