Not a pure-play subcon. Most technologies in our products are developed internally and verified in-house
We have longstanding relationships with circuit board manufacturers of great renown and offer highly reliable and qualified products that have been properly tested
Besides our standard product portfolio, we offer customized design services for targeted applications. We specialize in designing interconnect platform that suits customer needs and achieves thermal, thickness and cost advantages at chip-packaging level
(1) Charles Lin, Ph.D.
Charles Lin, Chairman and founder of Bridge Semiconductor Corporation has served as its Chief Executive Officer since 2000. He has more than 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry in both public and private sectors having held research & development, technology management and chief executive appointments in countries including the USA, Singapore and Taiwan.
He began his career in 1987 at MCC in Austin, USA. In 1993, he moved from the USA to Singapore to join the newly formed Institute of Microelectronics (IME) before heading to Taiwan to lead the Advanced Packaging Division of ERSO/ITRI in 1994. In 1996, he returned to Singapore as the CTO of Gul Technologies before taking up the CEO appointment at Advanpack Solutions in 1998.
Charles did his post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Texas, Austin under Prof. Allen Bard, receiving his Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University under Prof. Ernest Yeager in 1985 and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry from the National Taiwan University in 1977.
(2) Robert Jih, Ph.D.
Bob Jih, Executive VP for Business Development began his career in 1974 in IBM as a Staff Engineer and rose to become an Account Executive for marketing & sales of IT solution services to the semiconductor industry. Subsequently in 1997, he moved from the USA to Taiwan to be the Executive Vice President of Tamarack Technologies Inc. to turn-around the company before heading back to the USA to head the OEM sales team at Mobile Storage Technology in 1999 before it was sold to the Great Wall Technology.
In 1999, as President of SeanTram Technology Inc., Taiwan, he spearheaded the company turn-around before it was sold to Ritek in 2000. From 2000 to 2003 he joined H&Q Asia Pacific, Taiwan (Venture Capital Investment) as its Senior Vice-President involved in post investment management, value-added services, deal sourcing and seeking out investments before starting his own business & technology consulting service company in 2004. He also served on the Board of Directors for Aplus (flash memory technology company in CA), Dielectric Science Inc. (low K material for semiconductor in CA), Apmerex Technology Inc. (lithium polymer battery in China), Taiwan PCB Technology (PCB manufacturing), Alpha Microelectronics Corp (IC design in Taiwan ) and ICreate (IC design in Taiwan).
Bob received his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from U.C. Berkeley (USA) in 1975 and graduated with a B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National Taiwan University in 1968.
(3) Mr. Philip Shu
Mr. Philip Shu, one of the founders of Bridge Semiconductor Corporation has served as its advisor since September 2000. Prior to founding the company, he has more than 30 years of experience in the banking and steel industry having held executive & management positions in areas of legal, computer, administration, manufacture, investment, sales, and financial management.
Mr. Shu began his career in 1971 in Taiwan High Court and joined the Taiwan Business Bank (TBB) in 1972. He rose to become TBB's Manager for the Trust Department before joining Ta Chong Bank in 1992 as its Vice President. In 1993, he joined Tung Ho Steel Enterprise Corporation (THS) as Vice President of Administration and rose to become Executive Vice President and General Manager of Taiwan's first H-Beam steel work. Subsequently, in 2000 Mr. Shu left THS to pursue his business interests, and he served as Bridge's Executive Board Member since 2001.
In 1977, Mr. Shu received the honor as the Distinguish Staff by the Taiwanese Business Bank Association. In 1988, he was the first person from the financial industry to receive the Ideal Worker Award by the Taiwan Provincial Government and was also recognized as one of the Distinguished Financial Staffs by MOF in the same year.
Mr. Shu received his Bachelor of Law from Fu Jen Catholic University in 1969.