XQ is a seasoned global business leader/entrepreneur and a synergistic business partner to entrepreneurial scientists/innovators, with a track record in taking technologies from concept to commercial reality. At a young age, XQ transformed Esco into a global life sciences and medical technologies group, growing shareholder value by 25% CAGR over 20 years (since 2000). He has developed multiple products and technologies from concept to profitable commercial reality, multiple patents, and cumulative revenues over 1 billion dollars.
As the founder of Esco Ventures and Esco Ventures X, XQ has developed the biotech ecosystem in Asia with the launch of wet lab incubators, housing several biotech startup firms, Morphosis venture fellowship (talent development), and the PLATINUM grant program (pre-seed grant funding to academic labs).
XQ graduated with a BSc in Economics from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.