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I am an entrepreneur in both business and research. My earlier education background provides me with knowledge to focus on technology and business development. My latest education training provides me with research ability to analyze political and economic phenomenon with prior working experience, and therefore, I qualify myself as a multi-disciplinary researcher. Recently, I have initiated Taiwan Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at National Chengchi University (NCCU) working closely with my colleagues and Michael Porter’s team at Harvard Business School (HBS) on Taiwan’s competitiveness. The collaborative effort is to generate critical analyses for Taiwan’s industries and policy makers.
2016 May 31, PhD in International Political Economy, National Chengchi University, International Program of Asia Pacific Studies
2015 Winter, Completed Microeconomic of Competitiveness (MOC) course learning cluster mapping framework from the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness (ISC), HBS
2011 Fall & Spring, U.C. Berkeley, visiting scholar, focus on dissertation research on Taiwan’s Economic Identity under the guidance of Dr. T.J. Pempel and the Dean of Political Science, Dr. Taoku Lee.
2009 Spring, U.C. Berkeley, visiting scholar, focus on Asia Pacific Regionalism
2008 – Present, PhD Candidate, International Doctoral Program of Asia Pacific Studies (IDAS) at NCCU Taipei, Taiwan; GPA: 90/100
1991 June 15, MS in Engineering Management, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California
1984 December 21, BS in Mathematics and Computer Science, San Jose State University, San Jose, California
2013 December – appointed by Dr. Porter to work on Taiwan’s Social Progress Index project & Taiwan’s Competitiveness
2001 – 2004: Technology Advisor for Xiangtan University Industrial Park appointed by the Mayor of Xiangtan, Hunan, China
1994 – 1998: US Northern California Export Council, direct appointment by the US Secretary of Commerce.
2012, “Fledgling Democracy in Taiwan: Need of a Civil Rights Protection System”, ed. David Blundell, Taiwan since Martial Law, Taiwan University and UC Berkeley Press 1997 April 8, a technology patent, US Patent Number: 5,619,708 “System and method for generating database input forms”, a documentation methodology with scan technology and database organization. Over the years, the patent has had 77 references and citations from various enterprises including IBM, Microsoft, Sun Micro System, and Nuance. The patent was assigned to KorTeam International and sold to Nuance Inc.
2014 – present Member of Michael Porter’s research team on Taiwan’s Competitiveness
2012 – 2013 – Entrepreneurship Advisor, NCCU
2012 – 2014 – adjunct Lecturer at Jienkuo Technology University, Chunghwa, Taiwan
2011 – 2012 – Entrepreneur Advisor, Chairman of Harvard Survey Technology Inc., Taichung
2008 – 2011 – International Political Economy researcher, specialize in industrial analysis and Asia Pacific regionalism.
1981 – 2008 – Silicon Valley Entrepreneur, specialize in Speech Recognition and system integration.