Technology Ventures Group (TVG), LLC was founded in 2011 by Joseph Wei, a long-time Silicon Valley executive turned entrepreneur who pioneered key new technologies and markets that grew to over half a billion dollars in revenue. With its most recent client Qihu 360 Inc., TVG helped develop Lab360 Hardware Incubator as a US Innovation center working with startups focusing on AI/ML, IoT, Wearables, AR/VR, Robotics for healthcare, consumer, and enterprise markets. Previously, Joseph held executive positions with Inventec Corp., SGI, NEC, and DEC responsible for P&L, Sales and Marketing, Engineering and Investments.
Joseph serves as an advisor for several startups, a mentor for Alchemist Accelerator, Plug and Play Accelerator, European Innovation Academy, United Venture Agency, 10X Innovation Lab, and Women Startup Lab. He is an expert in wearables and IoT with a focus on health and medical applications.
Joseph is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the largest non-profit, professional organization with over 420,000 worldwide in 160 countries. He is the Founding Chair of the Silicon Valley Startup SIG for YP (SCV Chapter), Chair of Region 6, Admissions and Advancement – Senior Membership, Treasurer of Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (SCV Chapter), Chair-Emeritus of Santa Clara Valley Section (SCV), Chair-Emeritus of Region 6 Central Area, Sponsorship Chair for Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC), and a committee member of the IEEE Vision Innovations Challenge Summit and Honors Ceremony (VICS). He is also a recipient of the 2020 Santa Clara Valley Section Chair Special Award, 2015 Regional 6 Director Special Award, and a member of the IEEE-HKN Honor Society.
Joseph received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Tufts University and completed entrepreneurship courses at Stanford University.
Joseph Wei is 2022 Vice-Chair – Partnerships on the 2022 IEEE Entrepreneurship Steering Committee.