Executive Team

Dr. Charles Hsu Chairman and President

Dr. Hsu was named Chairman of eMemory in 2009 and recently reassumed President in July 2021. Dr. Hsu founded and became the President of eMemory Technology Inc. in 2000 to provide the most innovative NVM IP technology. Under Dr. Hsu’s inspiring leadership, eMemory has achieved technology breakthroughs and received prizes one after another. eMemory soon grew 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 quickly realized the unpreceded value of its technology innovations 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.

Dr. Rick Shen Former President

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).

Chris Lu Senior Vice President and General Manager of OTP Business Group

Mr. Lu is the General Manager of OTP Business Group. He was appointed to the position in 2020, and currently leads the OTP Group with a focus on technology innovation and the development of OTP SIP product line. Mr. Lu joined eMemory in 2002 as the department manager of Customer Engineering. Since 2012, Mr. Lu has been the leader of OTP Business Group and successfully helped develop OTP SIP in leading-edge process nodes, including 12nm, 7nm and 5nm technology. Under his leadership, eMemory has become a top-tier OTP SIP provider and won TSMC’s Best IP Partner award for consecutive 11 years. Prior to joining eMemory, Mr. Lu worked at Philips and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) where he participated in semiconductor process related R&D projects. Before that, Mr. Lu graduated from National Taiwan University (NTU) with a master’s degree in Photonics and Optoelectronics Engineering (formerly known as Electro-Optical Engineering) and holds over 40 patents in semiconductor technology.

Ching-Yuan Lin Chief of Technology Officer and General Manager of MTP Business Group

Mr. Lin was appointed as the Chief of Technology Officer in 2020, leading the MTP Group and responsible for the developing MTP SIP and Emerging Memory technologies. Prior to that, Mr. Lin joined eMemory in 2000 and led the development of many eMemory core NVM IP designs. Before joining eMemory, Mr. Lin held managerial positions and was 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 an EMBA from National Tsing-Hua University. He also holds over 40 patents in the semiconductor field.

Michael Ho Senior Vice President, Business Development

Mr. Ho was appointed Senior Vice President in 2020, 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 for non-volatile memory technology development. Mr. Ho has a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from National Tsing-Hua University (NTHU) and holds over 30 patents in the semiconductor technology field.

John Ho Vice President, Research and Development

Mr. Ho is one of the Vice Presidents of eMemory. He was appointed to the position in 2014 and is currently responsible for leading the Engineering Center with the goal of establishing highly efficient product integration teams. 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.

Dr. Evans Yang Vice President, Corporate Strategy

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".

Anita Chang Vice President, Administration

Mrs. Chang is one of the Vice Presidents of eMemory. Appointed to the position in 2008, she is responsible for eMemory’s Information Technology, Legal, Patent Affair and Human Resource. 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).