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Hsing Kung

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Job Title : Partner of Acorn Campus Ventures, Civic Leader member, Board of Trustee

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February 25, 2016

Hsing Kung Partner, Acorn Campus Ventures, & Civic Leader Member, Board of Trustees
The California State University

Hsing Kung, 65, of Los Altos, has served as a managing partner of Acorn Campus Ventures since 2006. From 2000-2005, he co-founded Pine Photonics Communication, later Opnext. Kung was chief executive officer and founder of Luxnet Corp from 1998 to 2000 and senior vice president of business development for American Xtal Technology from 1996 to 1998. He served as co-founder and vice president of manufacturing for SDL from 1983 to 1995 and was project manager in the Optoelectronics Division of Hewlett-Packard from 1974 to 1983.

Kung earned a doctoral degree from the University of California, Berkeley, a Master of Science degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Science degree from National Cheng Kung University-all in electrical engineering. He also received a master’s degree in business administration from Santa Clara University.

Hsing is a well-respected community leader and has devoted considerate efforts in promoting Asian-American participation in main stream community. He co-founded several successful optoelectronics companies including SDL Inc., Pine Photonics and Luxnet Corp. Currently, he is a Partner of Acorn Campus Ventures. Hsing received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley and has an MBA from Santa Clara University.

  • : Partner of Acorn Campus Ventures, Civic Leader member, Board of Trustee
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