Chairman of LITE-ON Group
Raymond Soong, Chairman of LITE-ON Group, is the pioneer of Taiwan's optoelectronic technology industry. He founded Taiwan's first LED company - LITE-ON Electronics in 1975. During over 40 years of development, LITE-ON Group's diversified product offering includes optical disk drives, printers, computers, mobile phone keypads and image sensing machines ranked Taiwan's first, while power supplies, scanners, camera modules are also the world's top three in terms of market share.
In 2002, Mr. Soong set a precedent in Taiwan by merging four listed companies into the LITE-ON Group. This move laid down the foundation for the Group's leading position in global electronics, information and communication technology industries. In 2014, the company completed its “One-LITE-ON” initiative program that reorganized nine of its subsidiaries under one management in order to simplify the organization, strengthen the financial and operational structure, and move forward to a sustainable century enterprise.
“Absolute global No.1”is Mr. Soong's business growth strategy. Every time when entering into a new field, LITE-ON always cultivates the business with careful thought, bold investment and full development. LITE-ON therefore expands in success and is able to offer numerous products winning world's top 3 market position, such as power management, camera modules, storage devices, computer keyboard and mouse, video products and optical coupler, laptop wireless module, computer and server chassis, and so on. In addition, notebook computer power supply, contact image sensor produced by LITE-ON Semi and mobile phone key pad by Silitech where their market share are also in the world's first position. LITE-ON Semi and Silitech are subsidiaries of LITE-ON Group.
Under Mr. Soong's leadership, LITE-ON Group is also committed to corporate social responsibilities— operating LITE-ON Cultural Foundation and the world's largest Chinese innovation competition - LITE-ON Award to achieve the vision of social inclusion and taking the responsibility of environment sustainability as part of corporate value and culture.
• Bachelor of Electronic Engineering, Taipei College of Technology
• Chief Engineer, Texas Instruments Taiwan Ltd.
• Chairman & Founder of Lite-On Group and Lite-On Cultural Foundation
• Member of Board of Councilors, the Doctorate College of Technology, South California (USC)
• Fellow, Industrial Technology Research Institution
• Honorary PhD in Management, National Chiao Tung University
• Honorary PhD in Management, National Taipei University of Technology