Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Barry Lam
Born: 1949 in Shanghai, China
- Founder and Chairman of Quanta Computer, the worlds leading laptop producer.
- 296th richest person in the world and 5th richest in Taiwan with a net worth of US$4.2 billion (2012).
- Founded Kinpo, a manufacturer of handheld calculators (1973).
Honors and awards
- Honorary Doctorate, National Tsing Hua University (2012).
- Second Class Bright Star Medal' Taiwan Government (2006).
- Ranked 15th in the world's most admired computer companies by Fortune Magazine (2007).
- Quanta recognized as one of the Fortune Global 500 Companies by Fortune Magazine (2006).
- Entrepreneur of the Year, Ernst and Young (2005).
- One of '25 Managers of the Year', Business Week Magazine (2002).