Andy has general interests in area of solution optimization, leadership development, startup investment, video mobile application and artificial intelligence.
Andy was the Chief Executive Officer and President of VisualOn from 2014 to 2017, where he led the company to serve the OTT/TV Everywhere market by providing cross platform multimedia player solutions to address the device fragmentation challenge.
Andy was Vice President of Research and Development leading the Front-end Design (FED) Business unit in Silicon Realization Group at Cadence Design System from 2010 to 2013. He was responsible for 3 product lines with total of $120 million revenue. Prior to taking the leadership role for FED Business unit, from 2003 to 2009, Andy was Vice President of R&D for Conformal Business unit and delivered several new products, such as Conformal ECO Designer, Conformal Low Power, and Conformal Constraint Designer. Andy joined Cadence in 2003 through the acquisition of Verplex Design Systems.
Andy was co-founder of Verplex Design Systems in 1997, developing and marketing the industrial leading solution for logic equivalency checking, which was acquired by Cadence Design Systems in 2003.
Andy holds a PhD degree in Electrical Computer Engineering in 1996, and a MS degree in Computer Science from University of California, Santa Barbara in 1991, and a BS degree in Computer Science from National Taiwan University in 1987.