by Jorge Cham
Subject:   The Silicon Valley Enterpriser
Sponsor:   Stanford Society of Asian American Engineers
Speaker:   John Chen President and CEO of Sybase Inc.
Date:   Wednesday, March 3, 1999
Time:   7pm - 8pm
Location:   Political Science Building 160-161J [look for it in a campus map]
Event URL:   http://www.stanford.edu/group/ssae/speaker
Sponsor URL:   http://www.stanford.edu/group/ssae
Costs:   Free Free Free
As Chairman, CEO and President, John Chen has global responsibility for each of Sybase's four divisions: Business Intelligence, Internet Applications, Enterprise Solutions, and Mobile and Embedded Computing. In addition, Chen oversees Corporate Marketing, Business Development and Corporate Services, including Information Technology, Human Resources, Business Planning, and Finance. Prior to joining Sybase, John Chen was president and CEO of Siemens Nixdorf's $3 billion Open EnPrior to joining Sybase, John Chen was president and CEO of Siemens Nixdorf's $3 billion Open Enterprise Computing Division, as well as president, CEO and chairman of Siemens Pyramid. Mr. Chen also served as a member of the board of directors of the German parent company, Siemens Nixdorf. In 1995, Chen negotiated the merger between Siemens Nixdorf and Pyramid Technology Corporation, a $275 million UNIX-based systems company. Mr. Chen joined Pyramid Technology Corporation in July 1991 as executive vice president and assumed the role of COO in October 1992. He held a number of executive positions with Pyramid including; chairman of the board, CEO, COO, president and executive vice president of product and technology operations.. Before joining Pyramid Technology Corporation, Chen spent 13 years at Unisys, where he was the vice president and general manager of the $500 million Unisys Convergent UNIX Systems Group as well as vice president and general manager of the $125 million Unisys Convergent RISC Platform Division. Mr. Chen, a Hong Kong native, holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Brown University and a master of science degree in electrical engineering from California Institute of Technology.
Event history: Submitted on 28-Feb-1999;
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