Oscar L. Tang is an active philanthropist. He has long been committed to the transforming role that education and Chinese art and culture can play in enhancing the position of Chinese Americans. A patron of the arts and education, he serves on the boards of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The New York Philharmonic, the Vail Valley Foundation, the Gordon Parks Foundation and the Dunhuang Foundation. He is a founding member and Governor of the Committee of 100, and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Mr. Tang is a trustee emeritus of Skidmore College and of Phillips Academy Andover, Massachusetts, where he served as President of the Board from 2004-2012.
Mr. Tang is a private investor. He is retired from Reich & Tang, an asset management firm which he co-founded and served as President and CEO for over 20 years. In 1987, Reich & Tang L.P. became the first publicly traded investment management limited partnership when it listed on the New York Stock Exchange. In 1993, New England Investment Companies merged into Reich & Tang to form Nvest, L.P. Nvest, L.P. managed over $130 billion of client assets when it was acquired in 2000 by CDC Asset Management, a subsidiary of Caisse des Depots et Consignations.
Mr. Tang was educated at Phillips Academy, and then received his Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Yale University and MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School.