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.