Peter Chou is HTC’s Chief Executive Officer and has been with the company since its establishment in 1997. Peter strongly believes in the values of entrepreneurship and innovation and, under his leadership, he has led the charge to establish HTC as a global smartphone brand.
With a vision for how mobile convergence could change how people live, Peter realized the tremendous potential of smartphones as he started to shape HTC’s culture of innovation more than a decade ago. Under his leadership, HTC has achieved many milestones, including the introduction of the world’s first Android and Windows Phone smartphones. Peter has also established strong relationships with the top mobile and technology companies including Google, Microsoft and Qualcomm, as well as the world’s leading mobile operators.
Regarded by many as a pioneer and visionary in the mobile industry, Peter has received numerous awards including Laptop Magazine’s #5 most influential mobile executive, the prestigious Wireless Week Leadership Award for extraordinary achievements in mobile communications and T3 Magazine’s #13 most influential technology executive. In addition, HTC was recognized as one of the top 100 global brands by Interbrand in 2011, and as one of the most innovative companies in the world by Fast Company Magazine and MIT Technology Review in 2010 and 2011.
Prior to joining HTC, Peter was a Director at Digital Equipment Corporation. He graduated with an Electronic Engineering degree from National Taiwan Ocean University in 1985 and holds an Executive MBA from National Chengchi University. He also is an alumnus of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. In his spare time, Peter enjoys reading, appreciating all forms of art and listening to classical music.
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