John Tu was bornon 1940 in Rolling Hills, California, United States, is President, Kingston Technology Corporation. John Tu is #323 in List Billionaires People In The World. Kingstong Technology president, John Tu, helps run the firm, which makes storage and memory products, from a cubicle on sales floor. With longtime partner David Sun, Tu launched a computer memory business out of a garage and sold it to now defunct PC manufacturer AST a few years later. After losing a fortune in the stock market in 1987, the pair started Kingston by capitalizing on the untapped market of surface-mount memory chips. Chinese native who grew up in Taiwan got an engineering degree in Germany and then immigrated to the U. S. in 1971.
5 billion, before buying it back in 1999 for $450 million
In 1996, they sold 80 percent of the company to Softbank for $1
in 1986, they sold it for $6 million and founded Kingston Technology
In 1982, he co-founded Camintonn with David Sun
John Tu (Chinese: 杜紀川; pinyin: Dù Jìchuān; Wade–Giles: Tu Chi-ch'uan; born 1940) is a Chinese-born American entrepreneur and philanthropist