Job Title : Chief Strategy Officer of Coretronic Corporation, and President of Coretronic Venture Capital, Independent director of iSoftStone.
Dr. Chung-Kao (Peter) Hsieh currently serves as Chief Strategy Officer of Coretronic Corporation, and President of Coretronic Venture Capital. He also serves as an independent director of iSoftStone (NYSE: ISS,) a leading China-based IT services provider, serving both Greater China and Global clients.
Prior to joining Coretronic and moving back to Taiwan in 2013, Dr. Hsieh resided for 9 years in Beijing, was a partner of AsiaVest Partners (a Venture Capital firm investing in Greater China and US,) from 2004 to 2012. During those years, he invested in and served as a board member iSoftStone, Lattice Power Corporation and Leyou Inc. These three companies all have their headquarters in China. Since Dr. Hsieh’s investment, iSoftStone have grown its employee headcount from 600 people to 17,000 people, and Leyou have grown its store count from 6 to 370.
Dr. Hsieh spent 16 years in Silicon Valley before relocating to Beijing. Prior to joining AsiaVest Partners, He served as a partner of Harbinger Venture. Dr. Hsieh started his venture capital career in 1997 in Silicon Valley with InveStar Capital, and later served with H&Q Asia Pacific. Prior to his venture capital career, Dr. Hsieh spent several years with KLA Instruments as an engineer, engineering manager, then sales manager for Asia. Dr. Hsieh received his master’s and Ph.D. degrees in engineering from Stanford University and his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from National Taiwan University.