Year Joined

  • 2005

Areas of Expertise

  • Technology 
  • Business 



Morris Chang Father of Taiwan's semiconductor industry


Founder, Former Chairman and CEO

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd.

Dr. Morris Chang founded Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (TSMC) in 1987, was its Chairman until 2018, and its CEO for many of those years. TSMC serves as an Open Innovation Platform for the world’s integrated circuits (IC) companies. Many IC innovations in the last 30 years, including those for the mobile phone, have come from the TSMC platform.

Prior to Taiwan, Dr. Chang’s career was in the United States. He served at Texas Instruments for 25 years (1958-1983), where he was Group Vice President responsible for worldwide semiconductor business for six years.

Dr. Chang received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from M.I.T. in 1952 and 1953, and his Ph.D. from Stanford in 1964.

Among Dr. Chang’s honors were: the IEEE Medal of Honor (2011), and the highest honor of the Semiconductor Industry Association, its Robert N. Noyce Award (2008).

Dr. Chang is a Member of National Academy of Engineering (U.S.A.).


  • Committee of 100

    Extraordinary Chinese Americans

  • Ensuring Full Inclusion in America
    Advancing U.S.-China Relations
  • Connect
  • Contact
  • Office Address:
    6 St. Johns Lane, 5th fl
    New York, NY 10013

    Mailing Address:
    C100, Church St Station
    PO Box 3504
    New York, NY 10008

  • Sign Up For Updates
  • * indicates required