Founder, Former CEO of 91 Wireless

Daytime MBA

Class of 2004

Council Affiliation:

East Asia Regional Advisory Board


Shanghai, China


Joe Wu served as Vice President in charge of marketing in Beso Biological Research lnc. from 1995 to 1999. Between 2000 and 2002, Mr. Wu was Chief Operating Officer in Octant Communication Inc. In 2004, Mr. Wu joined NetDragon Websoft Limited. While serving as Vice President and Chief Finance Officer in NetDragon, Mr. Wu was in charge of sales and marketing, North American business, the expansion of overseas market, financing and M&A activity. Facilitated by Mr. Wu, NetDragon was successfully listed in Hong Kong GEM in 2007 and subsequently transferred to the Main Board in 2008. Since 2010, Mr. Wu serves concurrently as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, thoroughly shepherding corporate operation and development, in 91 Wireless Websoft Limited, which is one of NetDragon’s subsidiaries specializing in mobile internet. In August 2013, Mr. Wu facilitated Baidu’s acquisition of 91 Wireless at the price of 1.9B USD, making it the largest acquisition in the history of the Chinese internet industry.  

Mr. Wu earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1994 and an MBA from Duke University in 2004.