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
Vice Chairman and Group CEO of LITE-ON Group
Mr. Warren Chen has been appointed as Vice Chairman and Group CEO of LITE-ON Group and led One LITE-ON project, group resource integration and business transformation, since 2014.
With the Bachelor degree of Chemical Engineering of Chinese Culture University, Mr. Warren Chen has approximately 40 years’profound management experiences in electronic industry. Before joining the LITE-ON Group, he worked as Manufacturing Super-intendant for Texas Instruments (TI) Taiwan. His multiple posts before becoming the Group CEO of LITE-ON Group include being the Production Manager, Lamp Operation Manager of Taiwan LITE-ON Electronics Inc. and Senior Vice President of LITE-ON Inc. (USA), and President of Taiwan LITE-ON Electronics Inc. from 1992 to 2000, the Deputy CEO of LITE-ON Technology Corp. from 2000 to 2006, and the Group Deputy CEO of LITE-ON Group from 2006 to 2010.
Mr. Warren Chen has fully dedicated to LITE-ON Group over these years with his profound experience in the global supply chain and clientele management. Mr. Warren Chen has made great contributions to further enhancing the company's operation efficiency, applying group resources to higher productive uses, and providing clients and end consumers with value-added and superior integrated products and services, as well as shareholders' value.
• Chemical Engineering, Chinese Culture University
• Manufacturing Super-Intendant, Texas Instrument
• President, LITE-ON Electronic Co.
• CEO of LITE-ON IT Co.
• CEO of LITE-ON Tech. Group
• National Management Excellence – CEO by Chinese Professional Management Association in 1995
• National Distinguished Accomplishment Award , 2016