Richard Lin advises technology, telecommunications, and new-media clients in Greater China and the APAC region. He is active in the Semiconductor; Systems, Services, and Software; and Digital segments of Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Communications Practice.
I’ve always been passionate about learning. At Egon Zehnder, I have an opportunity to learn and develop while contributing to the success of clients and organizations.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Richard was Vice President of Asia Sales for Atmel Corporation and was responsible for their semiconductor business. Previously, he held several management roles at TriQuint Semiconductor in China and the United States. Earlier, he worked in technology marketing at Centillium Communications, a Silicon Valley start-up. Richard began his career in Japan as a Research & Development Engineer for Mitsubishi Electric.
Richard has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto and a master’s degree from Stanford University, both in electrical engineering. He also has an MBA from Harvard Business School. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children, hiking in the Hong Kong mountains and traveling to exotic places.