Cher Wang has established a number of successful IT-related businesses, including founding VIA Technologies, Inc. and co-founding HTC Corporation. She is currently Chairwoman of both companies, and holds leadership roles in numerous other enterprises and organizations.
Cher is active in the international business community, participating as an Industry Partner at the World Economic Forum and as a member of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC). In 2010, Cher co-founded the ABAC Women’s Forum to identify capacity-building policy recommendations that enhance opportunities for women in business, and to hold outreach activities within APEC economies. Cher’s business achievements have been widely acclaimed in major international media.
In addition to her business roles, Cher has always been devoted to giving back to the society with a keen focus on education. She fully embraces ShanghaiTech’s vision of emphasizing the integration of education, research and innovation, in order to further nurture outstanding talents engaged in scientific discovery, break-through inventions, and entrepreneurships.
Cher graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and is a devout Christian. She is married with two children.