Richard Lin serves as Global Semiconductor Practice Group leader and also leads the firm’s Technology and Communication Practice in Greater China. With core expertise in semiconductor, enterprise technology, and technology officers, he engages clients on executive search, board advisory, and leadership development strategy.
I’ve always been passionate about leadership and technology. At Egon Zehnder, I have the opportunity to pursue these passions 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 broad line semiconductor and solutions business. Previously, he held several global and regional management roles at TriQuint (now Qorvo) in the United States and China. 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 holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. He enjoys travel with his wife and two small children, and is an avid hiker and drone photographer.