Chris Hsu was a top ranking, two-and-a-half year graduate of Stanford University in Palo Alto. At Stanford, Mr. Hsu earned his BS in Management Science Enginnering and graduated with a prestigious President’s Award for Academic Excellence. In 2013, Stanford University ranked as the #1 college in the United States, topping Forbes’ 2013 rankings of America’s Top Colleges, edging out Princeton University for the top rank. Stanford University bestows its President’s Award for Academic Excellence upon students who place in the top 3 percent of their class, and who have demonstrated academic excellence despite a heavy workload. These students have also already completed the requirements for the Writing and Rhetoric and Introduction to the Humanities during their first year at the university. Named after attorney Leland Stanford, Stanford University is recognized as one of the premier educational institutions in the world. Established in 1891, the university boasts 16 winners of the Nobel Peace Prize, 4 recipients of the Pulitzer Prize, and 135 National Academy of Sciences members, among others.
Regarded as a leading hedge fund and private equity advisor in Asia, Chris Hsu is Founder and CEO at Hong Kong-based Kilometre Capital. At Kilometre, Christopher Hsu spearheaded large-scale tech buyouts including Tsinghua University’s $1.8 billion purchase of Spreadtrum Communications and $900 million purchase of RDA Microelectronics. Prior to his founding Kilometre, Christopher Hsu was the founder and CEO of Morgan Stanley affiliate Abax Global Capital and previously a Managing Director and Citadel Investment Group, where Chris Hsu founded Citadels’ Asian Special Situations business in Hong Kong.