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Sandra Lee 李珊瑩

Manager

Sandra Lee 李珊瑩

Manager

Manager of  Santa Clara County

sanyinglee@gmail.com

Board of Directors

Allen Chang

VP of Business Development

Allen Chang

VP of Business Development

Instant Tek Solution

Eric Kai-Chieh Chang 張凱傑

Principal engineer

Eric Kai-Chieh Chang 張凱傑

Principal engineer

Dr. Chang, born in Chia-Yi, Taiwan, joined Seagate Technology in 2003 from Carnegie Mellon University, where he earned a doctorate in materials science. He has a master’s and bachelor’s degree in materials science from National Taiwan University and National Cheng-Kung University in Taiwan, respectively. He holds several U.S. patents and has published various papers in peer-reviewed journals. He is a principal engineer at Seagate Technology focusing on the research and development of next-generation technology for data storage.
​As a son of Taiwan, Eric always finds time and energy to attend Taiwanese activities here in Silicon Valley and holds on any possible opportunities to contribute Taiwan. In 2014, he became one of the original members established “Connecting.TW”, a non-profit organization focuses on soft-skill workshops and connecting Taiwanese professionals. In 2015, he attended one of the TAITA activities and found his principles match well with Missions of TAITA. He then became a member of TAITA since 2016. He now serves as a treasurer in BOD and would like to form alliances between various Taiwanese organizations in Silicon Valley.

Kevin Hsieh

Director of Product Management

Kevin Hsieh

Director of Product Management

Kevin Hsieh lead the operations, sales, and marketing departments for Candy House Inc, a smart home startup based in Palo Alto, CA. Kevin has over 10 years of experience selling computers, components, cameras, and other electronics through his personal e-commerce store. On weekends, he practices nature and event photography. Kevin’s breadth of experience in the startup world has touched on topics including semiconductors, wireless charging, and internet of things (IoT). He holds a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from UCI and M.S. in Biomedical Electronics and Informatics from NTU. Kevin has been an active member of TAITA since 2012, and since then has hosted various events including the annual BBQ, seminar, and hiking socials. Kevin is currently serving on the TAITA Board and plans to bring more value and potential of his peers by encouraging people to think and execute from ideas to starting up new companies. ​

Irene Lee 李俞瑩

Occupational Therapist

Irene Lee 李俞瑩

Occupational Therapist

Santa Clara County Office of Education

Advisory Board

Chun Chiu 邱俊邦

TAITA-SV Founding President

Chun Chiu 邱俊邦

TAITA-SV Founding President

Mr. Chun Chiu is a Senior Advisor at AsiaTech Management LLC. He has over 30 years of experience in the high tech industry in Silicon Valley. His current interests include assisting entrepreneurs and investors in starting and building successful businesses. One of his most significant successes was to incubate NetScreen Technologies Inc. by forming and shaping the company, raising funds, and building the management team. Mr. Chiu was an angel investor who sat on the Board from the early days of the company and leaving the Board after NetScreen’s initial public offering in late 2001. He started his career as an IC Design Engineer, with involvement in developing the industry’s first single chip calculator and watch in the early 1970s. Subsequently, Mr. Chiu led a team to develop and introduce EPROM products. In 1976, he joined Hewlett-Packard and engaged in the development of personal computer chips. In 1980, Mr. Chiu Co-founded Integrated Device Technology, Inc., where he developed hi-speed, low-power CMOS static RAM, as well as hi-speed DSP chips such as the 16-bit multiplier or accumulator. In 1986, while still at IDT, Mr. Chiu switched tracks from engineering to business and successfully established the Asia-Pacific market, as well as penetrating a tough Japanese market. In 1988, he left IDT and founded Quality Semiconductor Inc. (QSI), where he served as the President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman. Mr. Chiu brought QSI to its IPO in 1994 and eventually merged QSI into IDT in 1999. He is a Member of Advisory Board at Protego Networks Inc. Mr. Chiu is also on the Boards or Advisory Boards at Global Alliance, Inc.; Technology Associates Management Corporation; SOHOWARE, Inc.; SOLUS Networks, Inc.; and Ortega InforSystems, Inc. He received a B.S.E.E. from Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan and a M.S.E.E. from Oregon State University.

Jerry Chiu-Hsien Chan, PhD 詹久賢

Principal Electrical Design Engineer

Jerry Chiu-Hsien Chan, PhD 詹久賢

Principal Electrical Design Engineer

Jerry (Chiu-Hsien) Chan works as an IC staff design engineer in Western Digital corporation. He has extensive industy experience in medical devices, image sensors and camera, memory and storage, display, semiconductor devices and processes, power electronics and general IT system. He also has deep interests in the latest technology commercialization, global economic trends, and business development. Via TAITA, he hopes to make some contributions to Taiwanese Community in the bay area. He received a Ph.D in Electrical engineering from USC.

Jane Ho 何淑貞

Senior VP/Manager of High-Tech lending Division

Jane Ho 何淑貞

Senior VP/Manager of High-Tech lending Division

Jane Ho, SVP & Manager of High-Tech Division in Cathay Bank, specializes on customized commerical loans to small to medium size businesses. Her portfolio are widely ranged from technology companies (i.e. semiconductor, bio-medical, optical, renewable energy (solar/wind turbine), technolgoy service companies), to traditional businesses include importer, manufacturers, and commercial real estate investors/developers. Jane started her banking career in year 1995 and has always enjoyed working with entrepreneurs to support their businesses growth. Her representative cases include Marvell Technology (Nasdaq: MRVL), Oplink Communication (Nasdaq: OPLK), plus many acquired by public traded companies. She earned her Bachelors degree from National Chung-Hsing University and an MBA in Finance from San Francisco State University. Jane is actively participated on community services.

Ernest Huang, JD 黃偉明

Attorney at Law,Procopio, Cory

Ernest Huang, JD 黃偉明

Attorney at Law,Procopio, Cory

Ernest Huang is a patent attorney from Sughrue Mion PLLC and has been participating in TAITA events since 2008. His practice focuses on preparation and prosecution of patent applications in a broad range of technology areas in the electrical, mechanical and computer arts. Ernest has consulted for many law firms and companies and given several seminars regarding various aspects of patent law, including the patent application process, export control, and foreign filing licenses.

Huang Lee, Ph.D.

Managing Partner

Huang Lee, Ph.D.

Managing Partner

Dr. Huang Lee received his Ph.D. from Stanford University. He served as the President and the Board of Directors of Taiwanese American Industrial Technology Association (TAITA) and the Board of Directors of North America Taiwanese Engineering & Science Association (NATEA). He leads strategy planning and has organized numerous technology and business conferences in Silicon Valley.

Simon Lai 賴文毅

Executive Director

Simon Lai 賴文毅

Executive Director

York Peng 彭耀志

President

York Peng 彭耀志

President

York Peng is the senior consultant of Leadwin Precision Technologies, Inc. He is specialized in DFM (Design For Manufacturability) for plastic parts, rubber parts, and metal parts, especially for medical industries. He offers consultancy on mechanical design, mold design. He also helps customers solve manufacturing problems and select vendors. York Peng has worked for medical device industries for 15 years. He participates in developing patient monitor system, ultrasonic scanner, knee treatment device, inhaler, spine surgical device, inflation device, remote temperature reader, blood-testing rack…etc. Additionally, he also participates in developing parts for automotive, aerospace, military, food industries and so on. York Peng has served as advisor of Taiwanese American Industrial Technology Association since 2012. He was also a Taiwan government certified lecturer.

Sean Wang, Ph.D. 王韶華

President

Sean Wang, Ph.D. 王韶華

President

Dr.Sean Wang is the President of ITRI International Inc. (San Jose, California), which is ITRI’s presence in North America since June 2005. ITRI International engages in incubation of startups; facilitates R&D collaboration, contract research, technology transfer, and IP business; and high-level training and recruiting. Sean joined ITRI as the General Director of IEK in July 2004. IEK, a business unit of ITRI, conducts market research and business consulting and also functions as a government think tank. Before joining ITRI, Sean was with SRI International/SRI Consulting (Menlo Park, California). Earlier, Sean was associated with M.W. Kellogg (now KBR) in Houston and Morgantown Energy Technology Center (now a part of the National Energy Technology Laboratory) of U.S. Department of Energy.

David Weng 翁嘉盛

Managing Partner

David Weng 翁嘉盛

Managing Partner

Jane Ho, SVP & Manager of High-Tech Division in Cathay Bank, specializes on customized commerical loans to small to medium size businesses. Her portfolio are widely ranged from technology companies (i.e. semiconductor, bio-medical, optical, renewable energy (solar/wind turbine), technolgoy service companies), to traditional businesses include importer, manufacturers, and commercial real estate investors/developers. Jane started her banking career in year 1995 and has always enjoyed working with entrepreneurs to support their businesses growth. Her representative cases include Marvell Technology (Nasdaq: MRVL), Oplink Communication (Nasdaq: OPLK), plus many acquired by public traded companies. She earned her Bachelors degree from National Chung-Hsing University and an MBA in Finance from San Francisco State University. Jane is actively participated on community services.

Representatives in Taiwan

Tom Chang 張鴻德

President

Tom Chang 張鴻德

President