Stan Shih

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Stan Shih
2007TaiwanBrandsTrendForum StanShih.jpg
Stan Shih at the 2007 Taiwan Brands' Trend Forum
Born (1944-12-18) December 18, 1944 (age 75)
Rokkō Town, Shōka District, Taichū Prefecture, Japanese Taiwan
(now Lukang, Changhua County, Taiwan)
NationalityTaiwanese
Alma materNational Chiao Tung University
Known forPresident and Chairman of Acer Inc.
Net worth$8.1 billion (July 2020)
Spouse(s)Carolyn Yeh
Children3

Stan Shih (Chinese: 施振榮; pinyin: Shī Zhènróng; born 18 December 1944), is the Co-founder & Honorary Chairman of Acer Inc. In 1976, after receiving bachelor's and master's degrees in electronic engineering from National Chiao Tung University, Shih founded Multitech with his wife Carolyn Yeh and five partners. Shih chaired Multitech through to 1987, when the company was renamed Acer, continuing as Acer chairman until his retirement in late 2004, having seen the company grow from a tiny start-up to a billion-dollar worldwide brand. Shih remained active in charity work during his retirement, including serving as Taiwan's Special Envoy in the APEC Australia 2007. In November 2013, Shih returned to Acer after being reinstated as president and chairman.[1] He serves on the boards of Acer Inc., Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Nan Shan Life Insurance Co., Ltd., Taiwan Public Television Service Foundation and Chinese Television System. He is the Chairman of Cloud Gate Culture and Arts Foundation, the Head of Taiwan Connection Fun Club, One Song Orchestra Fun Club, the Convener of the Cultural Tech Alliance, Taiwan and the Chairman of CT Ambi Investment and Consulting Inc.

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  1. ^ "Acer Founder Returns to Computer Maker After Record Loss". Bloomberg.com. 2013-11-22. Retrieved 2020-09-09.

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