Morris Chang

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Morris ChangName: Morris Chang

Born: July 10, 1931, in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, China

Computer-related contributions

  • Founding Chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (TSMC) in 1987. TSMC pioneered the "dedicated Silicon foundry" industry and is the largest silicon foundry in the world.
  • Known as the father of Taiwan's chip industry.

Significant publications

  • IEEE Medal of Honor (2011).
  • EE Times Annual Creativity in Electronics Lifetime Achievement Award (2009).
  • Semiconductor Industry Association's Robert N. Noyce Award (2008).
  • Top 10 Most Influential Leaders of the World" by Electronic Business (2005).
  • One of The Most Significant Contributors in the 50 years of Semiconductor Industry" by BancAmerica (1998).

Quotes

"Without strategy, execution is aimless. Without execution, strategy is useless."