Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Shaw Hong, one of our cofounders, has served as one of our directors and as our Chief Executive Officer and President since May 1995. Mr. Hong holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Jiao Tong University in China and an M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Oregon State University.
Dwight Steffensen has served as one of our directors since August 2004. Since February 2002, Mr. Steffensen has served as a member of the board of directors of SYNNEX Corporation, a global information technology supply chain services company. Prior to joining the board of SYNNEX, from February 1996 until August 2000, Mr. Steffensen served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Merisel, Inc. Prior to joining Merisel, Mr. Steffensen served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Bergen Brunswig Corporation, a healthcare company. Prior to the merger of Bergen Brunswig Corporation and Synergex Corporation, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Synergex. Mr. Steffensen holds a B.A. degree in economics from Stanford University and is a certified public accountant.
Joseph Jeng has served as one of our directors since April 2003. From April 1999 to the present, Mr. Jeng has been an independent consultant and advisor. From April 1984 to March 1999, Mr. Jeng served as the Chief Executive Officer of Altatron, Inc., a global supply-chain manufacturing services company, which he founded. Mr. Jeng holds a B.S. degree in physics from National Taiwan University and an M.A. degree in physics and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard University.
Dr. Henry Yang
Dr. Henry Yang was appointed as OmniVision's Chief Operating Officer in February 2012, having served in multiple roles since joining OmniVision in 1996. Dr. Yang, who possesses a deep understanding of product engineering and operations, became OmniVision's Vice President of Engineering in 2007, prior to which he was Director of Engineering. In both roles he focused on sensor design, circuit improvements and project management, in addition to playing a key role in the many successes of the company's engineering teams over the past 11 years. He holds B.E., M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the TsingHua University in China.
William Hsu joined the board of directors on May 23, 2011. Mr. Hsu has served as a management consultant since 2001. From 1994 to 2001, he served as the Vice President of Engineering and as a director of PCTEL, Inc., a provider of wireless network optimization solutions and a company that Mr. Hsu co-founded. Prior to that time, Mr. Hsu served in various engineering positions with other technology companies. Mr. Hsu earned a M.B.A. from St. Mary College, a M.S.E.E. in computer engineering from Oregon State University and a B.S.E.E. in communication engineering from the National Chiao-Tung University in Taiwan.