Thompson Wu relocated to Taipei from New York in 2011 to assume coverage of the Asia Hardware and PC Downstream sector. Thompson Wu joined Credit Suisse in 2006 and has worked on the US IT Hardware and US Telecom Equipment equity research teams over the last five years. Thompson was a member of the top four ranked teams in the Institutional Investor customised survey for US IT hardware sector research in 2008 and 2009. He has been actively involved with the recent launch of the US hardware sector coverage including stocks such as Apple, HPQ, Dell and IBM and in building the econometric demand forecast models for PC and related hardware sectors. Prior to Credit Suisse, Thompson worked at KPMG in the transaction advisory services and assurance & audit practices for five years. Thompson received a BA in legal studies from the University of California, Berkeley.