Robert T. Huang

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Robert T. Huang
Alma materKyushu University
OccupationChairman of SYNNEX Corporation

Robert T. Huang is a Taiwanese-American executive who was the founder of SYNNEX Corporation and was chairman of the board until retirement in June 2010.[1] He was born in Taiwan in 1945.[2]


Huang attended Kyushu University in Japan, where he received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering, before relocating to the University of Rochester. He received M.S. degrees in electrical engineering and statistics from that university, with a third M.S. in management science from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

After serving as the headquarters sales manager for Advanced Micro Devices, Huang founded SYNNEX Corporation in 1980.[1] For almost thirty years, until December 2008, he served as the company's president and co-chief executive efficer. Thereafter, he was elected to chairman of the board. Huang was a member of the executive committee of the board of directors until June 2010.[1] After leaving the board, he continued to work with Synnex as leader of SB Pacific Corporation, a joint venture.[1]


While co-CEO of SYNNEX Corporation in 2008, Huang earned a total compensation of $2,200,000, which included a base salary of $400,000 and a cash bonus of $1,800,000.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Synnex founder, board chairman retires". Silicon Valley Journal. June 24, 2010.
  2. ^ "Synnex Corporation Company Profile, Information, Business Description, History, Background Information on Synnex Corporation".
  3. ^ 2008 CEO Compensation for Robert T. Huang,