Independent Director since June 2017
Chairman, Audit Committee
Member, Remuneration Committee
Specialty in information technology, consumer discretionary sectors*
Since 2009, Dr. Charles Hsu has been Chairman of eMemory Technology Inc., the biggest eNVM IP provider in the world, which he founded in 2000 as its President. In addition he has served on the board of directors at National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) since 2018 and as Executive Director of the Taipei Computer Association since 2010.
Prior to founding eMemory, Dr. Hsu spent eight years at Taiwan’s National Tsing-Hua University (NTHU) and as Chairman of the Institute of Electrical Engineering from 1998 to 2000, and as Professor of the Department of Electronics Engineering from 1992 to 1998. Dr. Hsu worked at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in the U.S. as researcher from 1987 to 1992.
Dr. Hsu graduated from NTHU with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Renowned for his extensive research and inventions in Non-Volatile Semiconductor Devices, Dr. Hsu holds over 200 patents and has published 120 papers on semiconductors.
* Specialty sectors according to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) classification, jointly developed by MSCI and the S&P Dow Jones Indices.