Lecturer, the Graduate Institute of Journalism, National Taiwan University
Wang Wen-ching served as the CEO of Business Weekly Group and the executive editor of Business Weekly. She also held the role of chairperson at the Media Business Association of Taipei. Her professional engagements spanned television, radio, and magazines. Throughout her career, Wang conducted interviews with numerous prominent political and business leaders, such as Hilary Clinton and Tadashi Yanai, the wealthiest person in Japan. Wang was awarded the Eisenhower Fellowships for her contributions in media, making her the first woman in Taiwan to receive this honor. Wang was also named “Best Editor-in-Chief” by the Golden Tripod Awards. Her book Without a Bachelor’s Degree, I Tell Stories is included in six different Chinese textbooks across middle school, high school, and university levels.
Chairperson, Yuan-Liou Publishing Company
Publisher, Scientific American (Traditional Chinese Edition)
Wang Jung-wen serves as the chairperson of Yuan-Liou Publishing Company, Wordpedia.com, Taiwan Creative Industry Development Company, and Taiwan Cultural and Creativity Development Foundation. Half a century ago, he established Yuan-Liou Publishing Company, and published works by renowned writers such as Wu Jing-Jyi, Li Ao, Bo Yang, and Jin Yong. In 2000, Wang founded Wordpedia.com in response to the burgeoning wave of digital publishing. In 2007, he played a key role in the establishment of Taiwan Creative Industry Development Company, where he assumed the position of chairperson. Under his leadership, the company created the Huashan Creative and Cultural Park, which is an innovative, dynamic platform for brands to flourish.
Prominent Media Personality
Graduating from National Chengchi University with a degree in Political Science, Chen Hao has joined the Brookings Institution as a visiting fellow. He served as an editor of The Eighties magazine, a journalist at China Times, deputy executive editor and editor-in-chief at China Times Express, director of Taipei News at the Chinese Television Network Incorporated, editor-in-chief of TVBS Weekly, director of TVBS News, vice executive general manager at CTI Television Incorporated, vice executive general manager at Eastern Broadcasting Company, CEO at Paklee Foundation, and CEO at Yunguang Technology. Chen is also an accomplished author, having written books such as 123 Let’s Go to Taiwan and Daughter and Father.
Academician, Academia Sinica
Ovid J. L. Tzeng
Ovid Tzeng received his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Pennsylvania State University. He currently serves as the chancellor of University System of Taiwan and an Academician of Academia Sinica. Notably, he has previously served as the Minister of Education, during which time he was dedicated to promoting reading and fostering creativity in students. His efforts were heralded as the most influential educational policy of the decade. In addition to his governmental roles, Tzeng has been devoted to popularizing scientific knowledge. He was awarded the Golden Tripod Award for Best Columnist in 2004 for his column “A Scientist’s Perspective” in Scientific American (Traditional Chinese edition). His program Everybody Is a Scientist on National Education Radio was named “Best Co-host for Educational and Cultural Programs” by the Golden Bell Awards in 2010.
Vice Chairperson, LYC Group
Christine Young currently holds the position of Vice Chairperson at LYC Group. She is committed in promoting industry development and extending support to educational institutions. Young is also a charter member of Taiwan Women on Boards Association, where she serves as a fellow. Her dedication lies in empowering women to attain executive-level positions within their respective fields of work, ultimately contributing to the elevation of women in leadership roles and fostering a more balanced, diverse, and advanced society. Young serves as a board member at LCY Chemical Corp and LCY Elastomers LP, Junyi School of Innovation, and Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association, where she functions as the vice chairperson of Germany Committee in the Europe Department.
President, Chung Hua University
Liu Wei-chi received his Ph.D. in Management from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is currently the president of Chung Hua University. Throughout his career, Liu has held several significant leadership roles across government, academia, and business. Liu used to chair Waterland Financial Holding Company and the Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation. He has served as the Director General of the Department of Higher Education at the Ministry of Education and held the role of Chancellor at National Sun Yat-sen University. Furthermore, he has chaired the Chinese Management Association, Sun Yat-Sen Academic and Cultural Foundation, and Mr. Sun Zhesheng Academic Foundation.