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VIA Core Management Team

VIA's top management comprises top executives who have pioneered the chipset industry and the transition of VIA to a complete processor platform provider with a combination of extensive technical backgrounds and international experience.

Cher Wang, Chairman
VIA Technologies, Inc. and HTC Corp.

Cher Wang has established a number of successful IT-related businesses, and is currently Chairman of three Taiwan-listed companies, and on the Board of Directors of or advisor to numerous other companies.

She founded VIA Technologies, Inc. in 1987, and was instrumental in driving its strategic move to Taipei to be closer to both foundries and customers; she is also co-founder and Chairman of leading smart phone developer, HTC Corp.

Ms. Wang was selected as an Innovator in the 2005 Stars of Asia: 25 Leaders on the Forefront of Change by Business Week and was named as one of the ten executives to watch in Asia. In 2011, she was named ‘the most powerful woman in wireless’ by Forbes and was ranked 20th on Fortune’s annual ‘most powerful women’ list. Her business achievements have also been acclaimed in major international media, including the New York Times and the Financial Times She is active in the international business community, participating as an Industry Partner at the World Economic Forum and on the APEC Business Advisory Council. A devout Christian, Wang graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and is married with two children.

WenChi Chen, President and Chief Executive Officer
VIA Technologies, Inc.

As President and CEO of VIA Technologies, Inc. since 1992, Wenchi Chen has overseen its transition from chipset designer to a leading developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions driving innovation in PCs, notebooks, thin clients and embedded systems. Mr Chen is also on the board of directors of or advisor to numerous companies in the IT industry, including HTC Corporation, the leading supplier of cutting edge smart phones.

Mr Chen was selected as the top entrepreneur by Business Week in its 2001 "The Stars of Asia: 50 Leaders on the Forefront of Change." A graduate of National Taiwan University and the California Institute of Technology, Mr Chen is a committed Christian and is married with two children.

TzuMu Lin, Senior Vice President, R&D Engineering

Specializing in integrated circuit and system design for computer and communication systems, Tzu-Mu Lin gained an MSEE and a doctorate in Computer Science from the California Institute of Technology and has followed a distinguished career in the industry. As Senior Vice President at VIA Technologies, Inc., Mr Lin has guided the development of PC core logic chipsets and overseen VIA's remarkable transition from PC-centric technologies to system and communication platform solutions covering a series of quality and cost-effective system logic, graphics and multimedia, optical storage, networking, wireless and mobile communication technologies and products.

Prior to joining VIA, Mr Lin was co-founder and Vice President of Design Technology, Symphony Laboratories. He has also held the position of Director of Engineering at GS Technology in charge of all IC design, including ASIC, full custom implementation as well as analog and digital technology, as well as Design Manager for Silicon Compiler Systems, a key contributor to the engineering success of the company's VLSI CAD tools.

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