Dr. Ted Chang is Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Quanta Computer Inc. He oversees corporate technology strategy, advanced product development and global partnership. Along with his role as CTO, he also serves as the president of Quanta Research Institute (QRI) for advanced research, innovation and new business incubation.
Starting in 2004, Dr. Chang has initated and served as the Quanta program director of the T-Party Project, a 10-year research project for future computing and communication between Quanta and MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Lab (CSAIL).
Dr. Chang is a board director of Epoch Foundation, Quanta Research Cambridge, Inc. and Digimax, Inc., the best 3D animation film winner of both the 2008 Tokyo Anime and the 2010 LA Movie Festival.
Dr. Chang had been the executive assistant to the CEO and Chairman of Quanta on his strategic planning effort for ten years. During the same period of time, he also led the planning office and the corporate IP team, as well as incubated several new business units, new spin-offs and research labs in Quanta.
Over the past ten years, Dr. Chang and the QRI team have received recognition globally, including the best technology management award from CSMOT in 2006, a regional winner award from European Satellite Navigation Competition in 2008 and the best innovation enterprise award from MOEA in both 2003 and 2010, among others. Dr. Chang's past projects, One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) and the QRI research model, were published as business cases by Harvard Business School.
Dr. Chang holds B.S. (88), M.S. (92) and Ph.D. (96) degrees, all from the Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, National Cheng-Kung University. Dr. Chang’s research now focuses on innovation management, user experience design and service engineering over cloud computing.