Jason Chen has been Chairman and CEO of Acer since 2017. From 2014-2017 Chen served as Corporate President and CEO, during which time he played a pivotal role in driving Acer’s corporate transformation and diversification into new business areas. Before joining Acer, Chen served at TSMC from 2005 as Vice President of Corporate Development. From 2008 he served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing. From 1991 to 2005 Chen enjoyed a 14-year career at Intel, holding a variety of sales and marketing positions in growing capacity. He started at Intel as a sales executive in Taiwan and later as Regional Sales Manager of Greater China. Chen then progressed to become Vice President and General Manager of Asia Pacific region before his last assignment as the Corporate Vice President of Sales and Marketing Group based in the U.S. headquarters. From 1988 to 1991 Chen worked at IBM Taiwan.
Born in 1961, Chen graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration concentrating on Communication and Transportation Management at Taiwan’s National Cheng Kung University. In addition, he holds an MBA degree from the University of Missouri.