Henry Chen Entrepreneur in Residence

Dr. Henry Chen had lived in the Silicon Valley from 2009 to 2021 and accumulated the work experience in the American, Mainland China, and European cultures. Trained and immersed in the field of electrical engineering (EE), Henry specializes in semiconductor technology and business development. Henry joined Darwin Venture Management as an EIR since October 2021.

Prior to this position, Henry was with GigaDevice Semiconductor Inc., a leading public semiconductor company in China (SHA: 603986). Henry led the corporate strategy, advanced technology evaluation, global partnership development, and project management office (PMO). He participated in multiple M&A, joint venture, strategic investments of the company portfolios and the SPO of a new business. In 2018, he co-founded Reliance Memory Inc. with the support of Gigadevice, Rambus (NASDAQ: RMBS), and VC’s. From 2014 to 2016, Henry worked on the solid-state drive (SSD) optimization at SanDisk Headquarter in California. To date, Henry has contributed more than 70 technical papers with the citation of more than 3800 in prestigious journals and top conferences.

Henry received his Ph.D./M.S. from Stanford University in 2014/2011 and B.S. from National Tsing Hua University in 2007, all in EE. He also holds the Ph.D. minor from Management and Science Engineering (MS&E) Department at Stanford University, focusing on investment, corporate finance, and economic analysis.