Chen Wen-ch'i

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Chen Wen-ch'i
Born (1955-11-16) November 16, 1955 (age 68)
United States
EducationCalifornia Institute of Technology
Alma materNational Taiwan University and California Institute of Technology
EmployerVIA Technologies
Known forContributions to VIA
SpouseCher Wang
Chen Wen-ch'i
Traditional Chinese陳文琦
Simplified Chinese陈文琦

Chen Wen-ch'i (Chinese: 陈文琦; pinyin: Chén Wénqí, born (1955-11-16)November 16, 1955) is a Taiwanese-American entrepreneur who has been President and CEO of VIA Technologies, Inc. since 1992.

Prior to VIA, Chen co-founded and was President and CEO of Symphony Laboratories. He also held positions of Sales & Marketing VP at high tech start-up ULSI and senior architect at Intel. Chen holds a master's degree in electrical engineering from National Taiwan University and a masters in computer science from the California Institute of Technology.[citation needed]

In June 2008, The Forbes ranked him with his wife Cher Wang, the chairperson of HTC, as the fifth richest of Taiwan.[1] Forbes estimated his net worth to be around US$850 million in May 2016.[2]


  1. ^ "Taiwan's Richest: #5 Cher Wang & Wen Chi Chen". Forbes. Retrieved 2008-08-07.
  2. ^ "Chen Wenchi & Wang Cher". Forbes.

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