Dr. Lee Choon Heung is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Company and a member of our Board of Directors. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology Co Ltd. Prior to joining us, he was the Vice President for Advanced Packaging of Lam Research from March 2016 to September 2018. Dr. Lee served as the Chief Technology Officer of Amkor Technology, Inc from December 2013 to November 2015. Dr. Lee also served as an Executive Vice President for Worldwide Manufacturing Operations at Amkor Technology, Inc and President of Amkor Technology Korea from February 2015 to November 2015. He joined Amkor in 1996 and has served in various senior management positions, including Corporate Vice President of Business and Technology Management. Dr. Lee also has written various research papers on various packaging technology related subjects and was granted 38 patents in Korea and 21 patents in the US. He holds a degree in Physics and a Masters of Statistical Physics from Korea University and a Masters of Solid State Physics and a Ph.D. in Theoretical Solid State Physics from Case Western Reserve University.
Mr. Shim Il Kwon has been Chief Technology Officer since August 2015. He joined our company in 2000 and has held several technology leadership positions including Vice President, Head of Corporate Technology Innovation and Vice President, Head of Research and Development before being appointed as Senior Vice President. Prior to joining us, Mr. Shim was with Amkor Technology in Korea and the U.S. where he held various product development and management positions in the Advanced Product Development Group. Mr. Shim holds more than 150 patents granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He received both his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from Chungnam National University in Korea. Mr. Shim also studied doctoral programs in Material Science and Engineering from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in Seoul, Korea.
Mr. Hal Lasky has been Chief Sales Officer since March 2008. Prior to joining us, Mr. Lasky spent 24 years at IBM where he held a number of key leadership positions, most recently as Vice President of Worldwide Semiconductor Sales for IBM’s Global Engineering Solutions group with responsibility for worldwide semiconductor revenue, sales strategy and strategic relationships with clients in the consumer, communications and information techology markets. Prior to that, he held various senior management positions in IBM’s Systems and Technology Group, Microelectronics Business Line and Interconnect Products Business Line. Mr. Lasky holds a Bachelor of Science in Ceramic Engineering from Rutgers University and a Master in Materials Science and Engineering from Columbia University. He is also a graduate of the IBM Client Executive Program at Harvard Business School.
Mr. Woo Kwek Kiong is currently the Chief Financial Officer of the Company and a member of our Board of Directors. Mr. Woo joined joined us as our Chief Financial Officer in August 2015 and was appointed to our Board of Directors in February 2017. Prior to joining us, he was Chief Financial Officer at Advanpack Solutions Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology, with overall responsibility for the financial and accounting procedures in compliance with the standard and regulatory requirements as well as actively involved in its strategic business development. Prior to that, he was the Chief Financial Officer of ASTI Holdings, a leading provider of semiconductor manufacturing services, listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange, and had also held senior financial positions at various companies. He started his career with KPMG Mr Woo holds a Bachelor of Accountancy with Second-class Upper Division Honours from National University of Singapore and also a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
Ms. Lian Hsu is currently the Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer of JCET. She was appointed as our General Counsel in November 2017. Prior to joining JCET, she was a Legal Counsel with various corporations including, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation and Foxconn. She has also previously worked at Baker & McKenzie LLP, Taipei office. Ms. Hsu graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from National Chengchi University in Taipei and holds a Master of Laws degree from Southern Methodist University in Texas. She was admitted to the New York Bar.