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Mr. Kenneth Chung-Hou Tai

Director

Mr. Kenneth Chung-Hou Tai has served as our Director since October 2012. Mr. Tai is a prominent figure in the Taiwanese technology sector with over 40 years of industry experience with leading technology and hardware companies in Taiwan and the U.S. Mr. Tai co-founded Acer Computer in 1976, which has become one of the top five branded PC vendors in the world today, and held various managerial positions during his tenure. Later in his technology career, Mr. Tai founded Investar Capital, a venture capital firm focusing on IT companies. Mr. Tai is now serving as chairman of Photonics Industry and Technology Development Association (PIDA), a non-profit organization affiliated to the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), and chairman of Digitimes Incorporated, the only technology-focused newspaper in Taiwan. Currently, Mr. Tai serves on the board of directors of several public companies in Taiwan and Singapore, including Global Testing Corporation (a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange, SGX: G31), Asustek Computer Inc. (a company listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange, stock code: 2357), Chief Telecom Corporation (a company listed on Taipei Exchange, stock code: 6561), and Wafer Works Corporation (a company listed on Taipei Exchange, stock code: 6182). Mr. Tai also serves on the board of directors of several private companies, including Jasper Display Corporation. Mr. Tai received a master’s degree in business administration from Tam Kang University and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan.

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