Michael Wish Tao

U.C. Berkeley, Ph.D. Candidate
Computational Photography and Computer Vision
Adviser: Ravi Ramamoorthi


545 Soda Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720

e-mail: mtao@berkeley.edu
cell:     510-461-2770

BRIEF · CV/RESUME :: RESEARCH · ART · BUSINESS


COMPANIES

Perfect 2400 SAT Preparation

Founded 2006
Amy Do, James Do, and Michael Tao
[website homepage]

Perfect 2400 taught over 200 students over five years, contributed approximately 1700 polio vaccinations to countries such as India, donated thousands of dollars to school funded programs, and aided under-priviledged students to receive SAT tutoring through Boys and Girls Clubs of America as well as Upward Bound.

Perfect 12 Essay

Founded 2009
James Do, Arpad Kovacs, Michael Tao, and Chirag Vasavda

Perfect 12 Essay is an SAT essay preparation that provides free automated SAT essay grading, providing students across the world access to quality guided essay preparation for improvement and understanding.

PRESENTATIONS

Marketing Campaign: Beyond the Truth

Presented in 2008
Arpad Kovacs, Lily Li, and Michael Tao
[presentation ppt]

In the assignment, we designed a marketing scheme that strategically targets a new market for Truth, the smoking cessation campaign. We explored Truth's market positioning, market analysis, promotion, and feedback.

BeAVC.org Case Competition 2008: uLocate

Presented in 2008
Jennifer Liu, Tony Liu, Michael Tao, and Linda Yu
Competition Finalists

We presented a private high-tech company for venture capitalists to invest in. We explored the business model, product, market analysis, sources of revenue, and exit strategy for the company to pursuade investors to invest. This year, we chose uLocate because of its location based services and strong revenue stream.

BeAVC.org Case Competition 2007: Joost

Presented in 2007
Tony Liu, Michael Tao, Linda Yu, and James Wang
[presentation ppt]
Competition Finalists

We presented a private high-tech company for venture capitalists to invest in. We explored the business model, product, market analysis, sources of revenue, and exit strategy for the company to pursuade investors to invest. This year, we chose Joost because of its Kazaa executives and advertising business model.


 

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