Prof. Chen has close to 25 years of venture investment, corporate strategic planning, business consulting and operation experiences. Prof. Chen is the Adjunct Professor at Department ＆ Graduate Institute of Business Administration, National Taiwan University; Visiting Professor at Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University, Japan; Adjunct Professor at Graduate Institute of Global Business and Strategy, National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU).
Professor Chen was also invited to serve as the President of NTNU Innovation Investment Holding Company, a University Venture Capital; and, Co-PI (Collaborating Principal Investigator) of International Collaboration Project in TSPA Program for Translational Innovation of Biopharmaceutical Development at Academia Sinica; Prof. Chen is assisting the assessment & budgeting on major national Science & Technology Projects as the member of the domain experts of Science & Technology Program Executive Review Board (ERB), Board of Science and Technology (BOST), Executive Yuan in Taiwan.
Prior to his academic careers, Prof. Chen served as the Chief Investment Officer for Acer Inc., Acer’s corporate venture specializes in technology-driven investments in Taiwan, USA, Europe, Japan, and Mainland China. Before Prof. Chen advanced his career at Acer, he was the Associate Vice President in Strategic Investment at Asus Computer. Prior to Asus, he also joined Japan Nomura group’s venture capital arm, JAFCO Investment as Assistant Vice President.
Before joining JAFCO, Prof. Chen spent his professional career with Hewlett Packard in its Consulting Service Division. Prior to HP, Prof. Chen worked in Acer with various assignments in Tokyo/Japan, Taiwan, and Silicon Valley/USA. Prof. Chen founded more than 10 start-up companies in industries including technologies, advanced materials, internet, media and digital contents, green energy, and long-term healthcare. Prof. Chen has a Ph.D. in Information Management and an MBA from National Taiwan University. He also holds an MS. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California. Prof. Chen can speak in Chinese, English, and Japanese.
• PHD,Department of Information Management,National Taiwan University