Michael  WuMichael Wu

Silicon Valley


Michael has over twenty years of experience in corporate taxation including international tax structuring, mergers and acquisitions, tax planning, tax provision, and tax compliance. Michael joined SingerLewak from Ernst & Young in 2009, and his professional experience includes 13 years working at Big 4 accounting firms (PwC & EY) and over 3 years working at a NASDAQ technology company as the Head of Tax Department. Michael's clients ranged from Global Fortune 500 companies to many start-up companies in the Silicon Valley as well as inbound companies from foreign countries. Michael conducts numbers of tax seminars every year and is a frequent speaker at various conferences.

Industries & Focus

Cross-border Business, Technology, Life Sciences, E-Commerce, Real Estate, Automobile, Venture Capital, and Professional Service. Michael is a member of SingerLewak’s International Tax Service Group.

Education & Affiliations

Michael earned an M.B.A. in Taxation and a B.S. in Accouting (Magna Cum Laude) from California State University East Bay.  Michael is a CPA licensed in the states of California and Washington as well as a Charted Global Management Accountant ("CGMA").  Michael is a member of AICPA and the California Society of CPAs, and he serves as board member/CFO for numbers of nonprofit organizations including Asia America Multi-Technology Association ("AAMA") and Prospect Silicon Valley ("ProspectSV").  Michael is fluent in Mandarin.