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A Journey from Academic to Entrepreneur 從學者到企業家 - 蕭啟陽博士的旅程

The Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services (ORKTS) of the Chinese University of Hong Kong sincerely thanks for your attendance of the captioned event. We are honoured that our speaker, Dr. Sunny SIU, has generously shared with us some of his experiences in transitioning from academia to building technology startups, his views on latest IT technology trends and how they will impact industries such as healthcare and finance. Please find the event details, his presentation slides and event snapshots as follows:

香港中文大學研究及知識轉移服務處(ORKTS)感謝各中大教研人員/同學/畢業生/其他各界人士出席蕭啟陽博士的研討會。蕭博士於分享中分享了他由學術界過渡至創辦高科技公司的寶貴經驗。研討會亦會分享了他對最新IT技術發展趨勢的看法,以及IT如何影響諸如醫療保健和金融等行業。研討會資料、講者簡介、演講簡報及回顧相片詳見下表:

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Speaker Dr. Sunny SIU; Chief Strategy Officer, ProphetStor Data Services Inc.
                       (Ex-Managing Director (Greater China), Broadcom;
                        Ex-President / General Manager (Asia Pacific), NetLogic Microsystems ;
                        Ex-Co-founder / President (Asia Pacific), RMI Corporation)
Date 09 Sep 2016 (Fri)
Time 04:00pm - 06:00pm
Venue LT4, 2/F, Yasumoto International Academic Park (Y.I.A.P.), CUHK
(University Station – Exit D; Map)
Organiser ORKTS, CUHK
Registration RSVP here for free (light networking refreshments will be served)
Event flyer Download here: 中文English
Event Schedule Download here
Presentation Slides Download here
Enquiry: Dr. Ken Chow, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., +852 3943 1453

About the Speaker:
Dr. Sunny SIU is Chief Strategy Officer and President of Asia Pacific at ProphetStor, a company with leading software defined storage solutions. Dr. Siu was previously a co-founder and President of Asia Pacific at RMI Corporation, a leader in multi-core processor technologies, which was acquired by NetLogic Microsystems (Nasdaq: NETL) in 2009, and became NETL’s President and General Manager of Asia Pacific from 2009 to 2012. He joined Broadcom as Managing Director for Greater China of the Processors and Wireless Infrastructure BU through Broadcom’s US$3.7B acquisition of NETL in 2012.

Dr. Siu holds a Ph.D. and an M.S. in electrical engineering from Stanford University, a B.E. (summa cum laude) in electrical engineering from Cooper Union, and a B.S. (summa cum laude) in mathematics and computer science from New York University. Dr. Siu was formerly an endowed-chair associate professor at MIT, and the founding research director of MIT Auto-ID Center that pioneered research on Internet-of-Things (IoT). Prior to MIT, Dr. Siu was a distinguished assistant professor at UC Irvine. He was a recipient of the US National Science Foundation Young Investigator Awards and best paper awards from IEEE and SPIE for his research on networking and distributed systems.

講者簡介:
蕭啟陽博士為先智雲端數據(ProphetStorc)的現任首席策略師/總裁(亞太區)。該公司為全球領先的軟件定義存儲解決方案公司。蕭博士亦為美國RMI微電子公司(RMI Corporation) 的前聯合創辦人/前總裁(亞太區)。RMI於多核心處理器技術領域擁有全球領導的地位。RMI亦於2009年被NetLogic微系統公司(NetLogic Microsystems; 納斯達克股票代碼: NETL)收購。蕭博士亦於此後至2012年間上任NETL的亞太區總裁/總經理。NETL於2012年被博通公司(Broadcom)以37億美元收購後,蕭博士亦成為博通公司的大中華地區董事總經理,主理該公司的處理器及無線技術基礎設施生產部。

蕭博士擁有史丹福大學的電機工程學博士及碩士學位、柯柏聯盟學院的電機工程學學士學位(summa cum laude最優等) ,以及紐約大學的數學及計算機科學學士學位(最優等)。蕭博士亦曾任麻省理工學院(MIT)的名譽客席副教授、以及以創辦人身份出任該學院先導物聯網(IoT)研究的自動辨識技術中心(Auto-ID Center)研究總監。加入MIT前,蕭博士曾任加州大學爾灣分校(UCI) 的特聘助理教授。蕭博士亦曾因其於網絡及分散式系統領域的研究成果而被美國國家科學基金會頒發青年科學家獎,亦
被電機電子工程師學會(IEEE)及國際光電工程學會(SPIE) 頒發最佳論文獎。

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LT4, Yasumoto International Academic Park (Y.I.A.P.), CUHK