About eMemory

Executive Team

Chairman: Dr. Charles Hsu

Dr. Hsu was named Chairman of eMemory in 2009. He founded eMemory Technology Inc. as its President in 2000 with the goal of providing the most innovative NVM IP technology. Under Dr. Hsu’s inspiring leadership, eMemory has been achieving technology breakthroughs and awarded prizes one after another, and grow to be the biggest eNVM IP provider in the world. The success and popularity of eMemory quickly grew over the years as industry partners and customers realized the unparallel value of its technology innovation and excellent technical service.

Prior to founding eMemory, Dr. Hsu was appointed the Chairman of Institute of Electronics Engineering of National Tsing-Hua University (NTHU), from 1998 to 2000, because of his outstanding academic and extra-curriculum achievements. He was a professor of Department of Electronics Engineering at NTHU from 1996 to 1998, and in the meantime also the director of Tzu-Chiang Institute and Incubation Center. Before becoming a professor, Dr. Hsu was an associate professor since 1992, a year he was invited by NTHU to return to Taiwan from the United States. Dr. Hsu joined IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in New York State, USA, and served as a researcher from 1987 to 1992.

Dr. Hsu graduated from National Tsing-Hua University (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. He holds over 200 patents and published 120 papers in semiconductor device area, and receives renowned recognition for his extensive research and comprehensive inventions.

President: Dr. Rick Shen

Dr. Shen was appointed President of eMemory Technology in October 2009, succeeding Dr. Charles Hsu. Dr. Shen previously had served as eMemory’s Vice President in charge of operation and technology development since March 2008. In the position he oversaw the technology development and formed the customer service team. From 2005 to 2008, Dr. Shen served as director of Technology & IP Service. He supervised the company’s technology development migration from 0.7um to 90nm. His management won eMemory the reputation of the most efficient and reliable OTP partner in the world, and his effort was crucial to the company’s success in becoming the leader in the eNVM IP industry.

Dr. Shen received his doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering from National Tsing-Hua University (NTHU). He holds about 80 worldwide patents and has published 25 technical papers. He is one of the inventors in eMemory proprietary NVM technology portfolios. He is also one of the major contributors as an author of the book titled "Logic Non-Volatile Memory" and "IEEE International Conference on Integrated Circuit Design and Technology" (ICICDT).

Vice President, Corporate Strategy: Dr. Evans Yang

Dr. Yang was appointed Vice President in 2014, with focuses on corporate development strategy. Dr. Yang joined eMemory in 2000 as one of the founding members and served as the Device Technology Development Department manager. During 2004 to 2009, Dr. Yang had gained experiences in other semiconductor companies including Powerchip Semiconductor and PowerFlash. In 2009, he returned to eMemory to participate in the development of various technology platforms and lead the Marketing and Strategy Division team. Dr. Yang graduated from National Tsing-Hua University (NTHU) with a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering. He holds over 150 worldwide patents and published more than 50 technical papers. He is one of the inventors in eMemory proprietary NVM technology portfolios. He is also one of the major contributors as an author of the book titled "Logic Non-Volatile Memory".

Vice President, OTP Business Group: Chris Lu

Mr. Lu was appointed Vice President in 2014, currently leading the OTP Group with focuses on innovative R&D of OTP SIP product line and operational performance improvement. Mr. Lu joined eMemory in 2002 as the team leader of Customer Engineering Department. Since 2012, Mr. Lu has been the leader of Business Group I with focuses on innovative R&D of OTP SIP product line and operational performance improvement. Prior to joining eMemory, Mr. Lu worked at Philips and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and participated in semiconductor process related R&D projects. Mr. Lu graduated from National Taiwan University (NTU) with a master’s degree in Photonics and Optoelectronics Engineering (formerly named Electro-Optical Engineering.)

Vice President, MTP Business Group: Ching-Yuan Lin

Mr. Lin was appointed Vice President in 2008, currently leading the MTP Group with responsibilities including R&D of MTP SIP product line and improvement of operation performance. Mr. Lin joined eMemory in 2000 and led the development of a number of eMemory’s core NVM IP designs. Before joining eMemory, Mr. Lin held managerial positions and involved in semiconductor design and research projects at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS). Mr. Lin holds a master’s degree in Physics from National Central University (NCU) and is studying in the EMBA Department at National Tsing-Hua University.

Vice President, Research and Development: John Ho

Mr. Ho was appointed Vice President in 2014, currently responsible for leading the Engineering Center with focuses on the establishment of highly efficient product integration team. Ho joined eMemory in 2000 as one of the founding members and has been focusing on the R&D of core technologies and SIP. Prior to joining eMemory, Mr. Ho worked on memory design and development at Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS). Mr. Ho graduated from National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) with a master’s degree in Electronics Engineering.

Vice President, Business Development: Michael Ho

Mr. Ho was appointed Vice President in 2014, currently in charge of worldwide sales, product marketing, global business development, and customer engineering service. Mr. Ho joined eMemory in 2002 as the technology platform development team leader and has been responsible for leading the sales team since 2008. Prior to joining eMemory, Mr. Ho worked at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and participated in various projects of non-volatile memory technology development. Mr. Ho graduated from National Tsing-Hua University (NTHU), with a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and is the owner of 21 US patents in semiconductors and 18 patents pending.

Vice President, Administration: Anita Chang

Mrs. Chang was appointed Vice President in 2008. She holds responsibilities of eMemory’s Information Technology, Legal, Human Resource, and Public Relations. Mrs. Chang joined eMemory in 2000, and has been leading her team to build management structures and operation systems for corporate governance ever since. Prior to joining eMemory, Mrs. Chang worked at the Food Industry Research & Development Institute and the Tze Chiang Foundation of Science and Technology where she was involved in several major government plans and industrial analysis projects. Mrs. Chang holds a master’s degree in Economics from National Taiwan University (NTU).