Mr. Wei Wu is President and CEO of Pacific Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC). He founded PIDC in 1992 as a trading company. Mr. Wu was responsible for transforming the small trading company into a manufacturing and technology company focused on producing specialty chemicals and a wide array of environmentally focused products. In 1997 Mr. Wu’s outstanding leadership was recognized when he was named one of Michigan’s ten Entrepreneurs of the Year, which recognized privately held companies based on their operating growth along with growth in earnings, employees and revenue during a minimum period of two years. Subsequently, in 1999, he led PIDC to a #1 ranking in Michigan on the Inc. 500 list of America’s fastest growing companies and #62 nationwide.
Prior to founding PIDC, Mr. Wu served in sales engineering and product development engineering positions for GM and Freudenberg-NOK. Mr. Wu earned his Master’s of Science in Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing.