Chairman of LITEON Technology
Mr. Tom Soong has joined LITEON Technology for more than two decades. Prior to LITEON, he had devoted to US-based semiconductor firms and venture capital management. He served as Sales Manager of LITEON U.S. subsidiary and President of China Bridge Express Trading Co., Ltd., where he played a key role in expanding to Chinese market and successfully achieved steady growth.
Mr. Soong had served as the General Manager of LITEON’s Networking Business Unit and Mechanical Competence Business Group. Afterwards, he was named the CEO of New Mechanical Competence Business Group, CEO of Smart Life Application Solutions Business Group, as well as the General Manager of LITEON SH Operation Center. With these abundant experience, Mr. Tom Soong is a veteran in networking access and smart technology fields. He was appointed as the Executive Assistant to the Chairman and Deputy Chairman in October 2019, engaging in comprehensive enterprise operations and management, where he assisted all business units and functional units to implement LITEON’s strategic goals.
On August 1, 2020, Mr. Tom Soong has been elected as the Chairman of LITEON Technology. To strengthen sustainable development and corporate governance, he has been concurrently serving as LITEON Technology’s Chief Sustainability Officer since June 22, 2021. He is in charge of formulating LITEON’s corporate social responsibility strategies and goals in terms of environmental, social, and governance aspects. Mr. Soong’s action-packed, team-based leadership style has encouraged employees to be more proactive, accountable, and innovative. He encourages teamwork and set new benchmarks in LITEON’s corporate philosophy and core values. Moreover, Mr. Soong is dedicated to talent development, digital transformation, and resource integration, which has shown a new light on LITEON’s culture of innovation. Mr. Soong has personally led the Company to practice the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to strengthen its structure and resilience, as well as to build customized solutions based on market needs in order to continuously enhance LITEON’s brand value.
LITEON sees its people as the most important asset, and Chairman Soong’s human-centric, empowering approach is leading LITEON to embrace future talents with potential by building a young and digitized talent development platform. Chairman Soong encourages employees across all ranks to maintain an inquisitive attitude, to be committed to problem-solving, to achieving personal goals, as well as to realizing team visions.
Mr. Tom Soong is equally committed to supply chain partners and customers, as well as fellow members in sustainability initiatives, as he is to employees. Under Chairman Soong’s leadership, LITEON’s corporate traits of easily bonding and partnering with other enterprises has become a source of support in these rapidly changing times. Keen on obtaining positive results, Chairman Soong has led value chain partners to achieve mutually-beneficial relations while continuing to drive for LITEON’s growth. Having set his sights on zero emissions, Chairman Soong continues to drive the industry’s transformation toward a green and sustainable value chain.
• International Business Program Attendance, NTU-FUDAN EMBA
• Electrical Engineering, University of South California, USA
• Special Assistant to Chairman& Vice Chairman, LITEON
• CEO, LITEON Smart Life and Applications Business Group
• General Manager, LITEON Shanghai Operational Center
• CEO, LITEON New Mechanical Competence Business Group
• General Manager, LITEON Mechanical Competence Business Group
• General Manager, LITEON Networking Access Business Unit
• General Manager, China Bridge Express Trading Co., Ltd.,
• Young Entrepreneurs Group of Third Wednesday Club (San San YEG)
• YPO WPO – Sea Dragon Chapter