Sean S.J. Wu joined ICA’s Newport Beach, California office in 2020 as a Consultant. He provides statistical, analytic and quantitative support within ICA’s ERM Practice Group using his expertise in quantitative analysis and problem-solving skills.
Sean majored in Finance in his undergraduate studies. After receiving his degree, he served in the Taiwanese Military and later as a Special Education teacher assistant in an elementary school. Sean started in a Master’s program in Economics at North Carolina State University and then went on to receive his PhD in Mathematics from NC State.
Prior to joining ICA, Sean worked in academia. He started his academic career as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Academia Sinica, the National Academy of Taiwan. He then worked as an Associate Professor at Soochow University in China. He was also a Visiting Scholar at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
During his academic career, Sean published research papers in several prestigious academic journals. His research interests include probability theory, stochastic processes, mathematical finance, economics and inverse problems. He has advised and guided PhD, Masters and Undergraduate students in their research and has taught courses at various levels.
He is passionate about international travel, because it allows him to experience local life, nature, food and to achieve self-realization. In his free time, Sean enjoys reading, learning, meditation and practicing martial arts.