|Indiana University Bloomington, MS||1997|
|ChiaoTung University, BS|
Cheng Wu is CEO and co-founder at Azuki, responsible for the company’s vision, corporate strategy and setting the overall direction in the marketplace.
Most recently, Cheng served as Chairman of Acopia Networks, a leader in high-performance, intelligent file virtualization solutions, which was acquired by F5 Networks for $210M in September, 2007.
Prior to joining Cisco, Cheng founded ArrowPoint Communications, where he served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer leading the company to a successful IPO in April of 2000 with annualized revenues of $250M. Founded in 1997, ArrowPoint provided Web switches and Web network services (WebNS) software that allowed customers to optimize the use of the Web for e-commerce and content delivery.
Preceding Cheng’s time with ArrowPoint, he founded Arris Networks, a Massachusetts based startup that developed high-density Internet access products that was acquired by Cascade Communications for $217M in May, 1996. He later served as Cascade (now Lucent Technologies) Communications’ Vice President for remote access engineering.
In addition to functioning as CEO of Azuki, Cheng also serves on the board of eIQNetworks.
Cheng has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from ChiaoTung University, Taiwan and a master’s degree in computer science from Indiana University.