"The Biggest Challenge in Business Management: Turnaround. Chapter One.."

"The Biggest Challenge in Business Management: Turnaround. Chapter One.."

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 - 3:00pm
Venue: 
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Speaker(s): 
Jason Chen (Acer Inc.)
Convenor: 
Dr. Ming-Chin Monique Chu
Series: 
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series

About the speaker: Jason Chen was appointed Acer Corporate President and CEO on 1st January 2014 to take up the important role of leading Acer through its corporate transformation. As a prominent figure in the global IT industry, he has been named one of the “People to Watch in Asia in 2014” by The Wall Street Journal. Before joining Acer, Chen served at TSMC from 2005 as the vice president of TSMC Corporate Development. From 2008 he served as senior vice president of Worldwide Sales and Marketing. From 1991 to 2005 Chen held a 14-year career at Intel holding a variety of sales and marketing positions in growing capacity. He started at Intel as sales executive of Taiwan and later as regional sales manager of Greater China. Chen then progressed to become vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific region before his last assignment as the corporate vice president of Sales and Marketing Group based in the U.S. headquarters. From 1988 to 1991 Chen worked at IBM Taiwan. Chen holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Taiwan’s National Cheng Kung University and an MBA degree from the University of Missouri in the U.S.