Dr. Charles Hsu Chairman
Dr. Charles Hsu is the chairman and founder of eMemory Technology Inc. He established the company in 2000, to provide cutting edge innovations in NVM IP technology to the market. Under Dr. Hsu’s leadership, eMemory has accomplished several major technological breakthroughs and established itself as the leading developer of logic-based non-volatile memory (Logic NVM) worldwide. In 2019, Dr. Hsu founded PUFsecurity Technology, providing PUF-based hardware security IP solutions to secure the future connected world.
Dr. Hsu began his career with IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in New York State before returning to Taiwan in 1992 to become a professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering at National Tsing-Hua University (NTHU). During his time in academia, he became a tenured professor, led the Tzu-Chiang Institute and Incubation Center, and in 1998, Dr. Hsu was appointed chairman of the Institute of Electronics Engineering at NTHU.
Dr. Hsu holds a BS in electrical engineering from NTHU and an MS and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from The University of Illinois. He holds over 200 patents and has published over 120 papers on semiconductor devices. His research and inventions have gained accolades from both the industry and academia.
Michael Ho President
Mr. Ho was appointed President in 2021. With nearly 20 years of management experience inside eMemory, he brings to the role the business knowledge and expertise to guide the company’s future growth. Mr. Ho has held various management positions since joining in 2002. Most recently, as senior vice president, he oversaw worldwide sales, product marketing, global business development, and customer engineering services. In the past, he also managed technology platform development. Mr. Ho played an integral role in establishing the company as the market leader in logic-based non-volatile memory (Logic NVM), by leading the sales team since 2008.
Before joining eMemory, Mr. Ho worked at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and participated in various non-volatile memory technology development projects. 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.
Chris Lu SVP & GM, OTP Business Group
Mr. Lu is the General Manager of the OTP Business Group. He was appointed to senior vice president in 2020, focusing on technology innovation and the development of the OTP SIP product line. Mr. Lu joined eMemory in 2002 as the department manager of Customer Engineering. He has led the OTP Business Group since 2012, successfully helping develop OTP SIP in leading-edge process nodes, including 12nm, 7nm, and 5nm. Under Mr. Lu’s leadership, eMemory has become a top-tier OTP SIP provider, winning TSMC’s Best IP Partner award for a consecutive 12 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. He holds over 40 patents in the field of semiconductor technology.
Ching-Yuan Lin CTO & GM, MTP Business Group
Mr. Lin was appointed as Chief of Technology Officer in 2020, currently leads the MTP Group, where he is responsible for developing MTP SIP and Emerging Memory technologies. Since joining eMemory in 2000, Mr. Lin has led the development of several of eMemory’s core NVM IP designs. Before joining eMemory, Mr. Lin held several managerial positions, overseeing 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.
John Ho VP, 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 and ensuring that product integration retains its high efficiency standards. Ho joined eMemory in 2000 as one of the company’s founding members and focused 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 VP, Corporate Strategy
Dr. Yang was appointed Vice President in 2014, focusing on corporate development strategy. He was one of the company’s founding members back in 2000, initially serving as the Device Technology Development Department manager. In the intervening years, Dr. Yang had gained experience in other semiconductor companies, including Powerchip Semiconductor and PowerFlash. He returned to eMemory in 2009 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 and currently holds over 150 worldwide patents and published more than 50 technical papers. In addition, Dr. Yang is one of the principal inventors in eMemory proprietary NVM technology portfolios and co-authored the book “Logic Non-Volatile Memory.”
Anita Chang VP, Administration
Mrs. Chang has been in the role of vice president at eMemory since 2008. She currently oversees Legal & Patent Affairs, Information Technology, and Human Resources. Mrs. Chang joined eMemory in 2000 and has been leading her team to build management structures and operating systems for corporate governance ever since. Before joining eMemory, Mrs. Chang worked at the Food Industry Research & Development Institute and the Tze Chiang Foundation of Science and Technology, where she implemented several major government strategies and industrial analysis projects. Mrs. Chang holds a master’s degree in Economics from National Taiwan University (NTU).