Peter Chou

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Peter Chou
Born 1956年
Nationality  Republic of China

Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School (2006)
National Chengchi University EMBA classes (2003)
National Taiwan Ocean University Department of Electrical Engineering (1985)

In Myanmar (1981)
Occupation Entrepeneur
Notable work(s)
  • 猴子理論
Religion Christianity
Awards National Taiwan Ocean University honorary engineering Ph.D. (2011)
National Taiwan Ocean University Distinguished Alumni (2009)

Peter Chou (Chinese: 周永明) or Win Than (Burmese: ဝင်းသန်း)[1] was born in Myanmar in 1954, as a member of the Chinese diaspora. He is the incumbent HTC CEO and a co-founder of the company.


Chou's father's business in Myanmar was in jade. Peter Chou completed his specialist school in Burma. After school, Chou went to Taiwan and continued to study part-time in the car audio company assembling electronic parts.[2] Peter graduated from National Taiwan Ocean University in 1985 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. In 1987, Chou became a senior engineer at Digital Equipment Corporation; in 1997, HP merged with DEC.[3]

In 1997, he founded HTC with Cher Wang (王雪紅) and H.T.Cho (卓火土). He received an MBA from National Chengchi University in 2003.


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