Eric Chen

Managing Director at Silver Lake Management Co. LLC

Eric Chen

Eric Chen

Managing Director at Silver Lake Management Co. LLC

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Softbank Investment Advisers (US), Inc.
SB Investment Advisers (UK) Ltd.
Softbank Vision Fund

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Primary Location

China

Number of Boards

9

Birthday

1970 - China

Age

51

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Founder at SoftBank Group Corp.

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Chairman & Managing Partner at Silver Lake Management Co. LLC

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Co-Founder at Silver Lake Management Co. LLC

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Chairman & General Manager at 360 Security Technology, Inc.

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Co-Chief Executive Officer at Silver Lake Management Co. LLC

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Co-Chief Executive Officer at Silver Lake Management Co. LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Applied Materials, Inc.

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Managing Partner at SB Investment Advisers (UK) Ltd.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc.

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Co-Founder, President at Trip.com Group Ltd.

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Eric Chen
Managing Director at Silver Lake Management Co. LLC
Education
Physics

Peking University is a comprehensive and national key university. The campus, known as "Yan Yuan"(the garden of Yan), is situated at Haidian District in the western suburb of Beijing, with a total area of 2,743,532 square metres (or 274 hectares). It stands near to the Yuanmingyuan Garden and the Summer Palace. Peking University is proud of its outstanding faculty, including 53 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 7 members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), and 14 members of the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS). The university has effectively combined research on important scientific subjects with the training of personnel with a high level of specialized knowledge and professional skill as demanded by the country's socialist modernization. It strives not only for improvements in teaching and research work, but also for the promotion of interaction and mutual promotion among various disciplines. Thus Peking University has become a center for teaching and research and a university of a new type, embracing diverse branches of learning such as basic and applied sciences, social sciences and the humanities, and sciences of medicine, management, and education. Its aim is to rank among the world's best universities in the future

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Career History
Managing Partner
2018 - Current

SoftBank Investment Advisers is a global advisory firm that seeks to make investments in the technology sector.

Managing Director
2008 - Current

Silver Lake Partners pursues large-scale private investments in companies within the technology, tech-enabled and related growth industries. Silver Lake Partners seeks to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns by investing with the strategic insight of an experienced industry participant, the operating skill of a world-class management team, and the investing capabilities of a leading private equity firm.

Managing Partner
Current

SoftBank Investment Advisers is a global advisory firm that seeks to make investments in the technology sector. They focus on growing businesses run by disruptive innovators that are seeking to be the foundational platforms of the information revolution.

Boards & Committees
Chairman
Current

Allyes Online Media Holding Ltd., part of Shanghai Allyes Advertising Co., Ltd., is a Chinese company located in Shanghai that provides online media services.

Director
2010 - Prior

Nobao Renewable Energy Holdings Ltd. provides energy management solutions utilizing ground source heat pump (GSHP) technologies. It designs, manufactures, and installs GSHP heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and hot water supply systems to commercial buildings through energy management contracts. The firm provides post-installation maintenance services. The company was founded by Kwok Ping Sun in 2007 and is headquartered in Shanghai, China.

Director
2004 - 2011

Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc. designs and manufactures semiconductor processing equipment. The company was founded in April 1999 and is headquartered in Gloucester, MA.

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Silver Lake Group LLC, Silver Lake Management Co. LLC purchase Shanghai Allyes Advertising Co., Ltd. from Focus Media Group

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Team Curis Group LP researches and develops integrated biotechnology and data technology. The company was founded by Eric Chen in 1994 and is headquartered in Newark, CA.

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ZingBox, Inc. discovers and protects system connected equipment. It generates a baseline of normal device behavior and identifies its risk profile. It detects anomalous device behavior and provides real-time policy enforcement. The company was founded by Xu Zou, Jianlin Zeng and May Wang in November 2014 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

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Tout, Inc. develops a next generation video platform and content exchange tool. The company’s technology enables a social conversation through video updates and replies amongst users. Tout was founded by Michael Downing in 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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