Pua Khein-Seng

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Pua Khein-Seng
Born29 June 1974 (1974-06-29) (age 45)
OccupationCEO, Phison Electronics Corporation
Net worth$1 million
Chinese name
Hanyu PinyinPān Jiànchéng
Hokkien POJPhoaⁿ Kiān-sêng

Pua Khein-Seng (Chinese: 潘健成; born 29 June 1974, is arguably one of the inventors of USB flash drive. In an interview with The Star, the CEO of Phison Electronics Corp based in Taiwan claims to have incorporated the world's first single chip USB flash drive. He is even regarded as "father of pendrive" in Malaysia.[1] Raised in Sekinchan, Selangor, Malaysia,[2] Pua received his undergraduate education in electrical control engineering at the National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan and has since then resided in Taiwan.[3]


  1. ^ Lee, Kian Seong (September 5, 2009). "Up close & personal with Pua Khein-Seng". The Star.
  2. ^ "Press Digest - Pen-drive man laments shortage of local talent | theSundaily". www.thesundaily.my. Retrieved 9 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Something from nothing - SMEBiz Focus | The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 9 December 2016.