Jonney Shih presided as the Chairman and CEO of ASUSTeK Computer (ASUS) since 1993. Under Mr. Shih's leadership, ASUS has grown to dominate the motherboard, graphics cards and optical drive industries, and became a top 10 notebook brand globally. According to IDC data, 2 in every 5 PCs sold in 2007 were powered by an ASUS motherboard. ASUS is also a perennial winner of BusinessWeek's InfoTech 100 for ten consecutive years, and was selected as the No. 1 in quality and services by the Wall Street Journal Asia. In 2007, ASUS revenue reached 23 billion and that concludes an over 330 times growth rate in the 15 years of Mr. Shih's leadership.
Faced with the industry's fast changes and challenges, Mr. Shih has led the company through the split of the ASUS OEM and OBM business in 2008. Based on the past experiences, the spin-off gives each business a more precise positing to create the most opportunities and to become number one in both fields. Mr. Shih has since assumed the position of Chairman of ASUS.
Mr. Shih believes people are the most important assets of a company, and hence, he installed a company culture that encourages and challenges each member of ASUS to explore his/her highest potential. Mr. Shih also credits the company's success to its business philosophy that stresses the importance of focusing on fundamentals and end results, because that's the only way to determine the right direction whether it's product development, sales strategy or corporate vision.
Mr. Shih holds the Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the National Taiwan University and Master's Degree in Business Management from the National Chao-Tung University.
1986 - Named as one of the nation's "Ten Most Outstanding Managers", and "Top Ten Scholars of Applied Science".
1990 - Selected by the national Chamber of Commerce as one of the "Ten Outstanding Youths" for outstanding success and contributions to the society.
1998 & 1999 - Recognized as one of the fifty "Stars of Asia" by BusinessWeek Magazine
2006 -Awarded with Outstanding Technology Management Award and Outstanding Entrepreneur Award from Chinese Society for Management of Technology and Chinatimes & Taiwan DHL, respectively.