Ian Chu

Shopify Regional Commercial Lead

Mr. Ian Chu currently works for Shopify as APAC Commercial Lead, focusing on market expansion and partnerships in Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. Shopify is a world leading eCommerce SaaS platform, with its mission of making commerce better for everyone. Throughout Ian's career, he has been focusing on growth strategy, Go-to-Market strategy, digital transformation, and M&A projects. Before Shopify, Ian was working on Go-to-Market initiatives in a Peter Thiel backed startup in Europe, a management consultant in Accenture Strategy, and a product owner of different tech companies.

In his personal capacity, he is a mentor in the Global Mentorship Initiative. Ian holds an MBA degree from INSEAD and a computer science Master degree with a visiting student scholarship from UCLA. With his experiences in Tech and consulting firms, Ian is looking forward to contributing to Taiwan's entrepreneurial ecosystem.