People: O2Micro International Ltd (OIIM.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Sterling Du

53 1999 Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Chuan Chiang Kuo

53 2001 CFO, Secretary, General Manager - Taiwan Operations, Executive Director

James Keim

68 2001 Head - Marketing and Sales, Executive Director

Zhuoping Yu

52 2013 Director

Shoji Akutsu

74 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Michael Austin

77 1997 Independent Non-Executive Director

Lai-Fu Lin

62 2003 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ji Liu

78 2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

Dinghuan Shi

69 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Teik Seng Tan

58 2008 Independent Non-Executive Director

Scott Anderson

2012 Director, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Sterling Du

Mr. Sterling Du is Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of O2Micro International Limited. He also served as our chief financial officer from March 1997 to March 1999. From May 1995 to March 1997, Mr. Du was president and chief executive officer of O2Micro, Inc., our predecessor entity. From October 1993 to April 1995, Mr. Du was vice president of engineering at GreenLogic, Inc., a semiconductor design company, which he co-founded. Mr. Du received a B.S. in chemical engineering from National Taiwan University and an M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Chuan Chiang Kuo

Mr. Chuan Chiung Kuo is Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, General Manager - Taiwan Operations, Executive Director of O2Micro International Ltd. He has served as our general manager of Taiwan operations since January 1997, as chief financial officer and a director since March 1999, as secretary since October 1999 and as a Class I director since June 2001. From February 1992 to December 1996, he was executive vice president of Pac Net Group, a holding company with investments in chemicals, electronics and real estate. From July 1983 to February 1992, he held various positions at Formosan Rubber Group, a rubber manufacturer, including product design engineer, plant manager, research and development director, and vice president. Mr. Kuo received a B.S. in chemical engineering from National Taiwan University and an M.B.A. from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University in The Netherlands.

James Keim

Mr. James Elvin Keim is Head - Marketing and Sales, Executive Director of O2Micro International Limited. He also served as our chief operating officer from June 1998 to June 2001. From March 1995 to June 1998, Mr. Keim was a principal in Global Marketing Associates, an international consulting firm. Prior to March 1995, he had been vice president of sales at Alliance Semiconductor Corporation, vice president of marketing at Performance Semiconductor Corporation and worldwide linear marketing manager at Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation. Mr. Keim received a B.S. in engineering from Iowa State University, an M.S. in electrical engineering and an M.B.A. from the University of Illinois.

Zhuoping Yu

Dr. Zhuoping Yu is Director of O2Micro International Limited. Dr. Yu brings more than twenty years of experience in the automotive and technology industries to the position. He currently serves as a professor at Tongji University in Shanghai, China, where he is dean of the school's automotive department. Dr. Yu is on the board of directors at SAIC Motor Corporation Limited in Shanghai, China. Previously, Dr. Yu was employed at the Automotive Research Institut in Technical University Braunschweig, Germany; the research and development department of Volkswagen Group, and the automotive institute of the Technical University Darmstadt. He is the leader of Chang Jiang Scholars and Innovation Team for energy efficiency and environmental initiatives, and is the chief scientist of the National Basic Research Program in China (a.k.a. the "973 Program"). He also holds the following posts in China: vice president of the Executive Council of SAE-China; Chairman of the Commission on Technology of FISITA 2012; vice president of the executive council of China Auto Talents Society; member of the Science and Technology Commission in the Ministry of Education; member of the MOST experts related to Energy Efficient & New Energy Vehicles; and member of the New Energy Vehicle Program acceptance committee.

Shoji Akutsu

Mr. Shoji Akutsu is Independent Non-Executive Director of O2Micro International Inc., since June 2010. Mr. Akutsu has over 30 years experience in the semiconductor industry. He was a director on O2Micro's board from August 1999 to June 2003. Before that, he founded Technology and Communications, Inc., an analog integrated circuit design and consulting company, and served as chief executive officer from February 1996 to December 2009. He also co-founded Teksel Co., Ltd., a distributor of advanced semiconductors, where he was president and chief executive officer from its inception in 1975 until 2006. He also served as vice chairman of the Distributor Association of Foreign Semiconductors, a government-sponsored trade association in Japan for 18 years since 1988. In addition, Mr. Akutsu has served as a member of the board of directors of Central Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (CSMC) since June 2000, which is an affiliate of China Resource Manufacturing Limited, an integrated circuit manufacturing foundry in China.

Michael Austin

Mr. Michael Austin is Independent Non-Executive Director of O2Micro International Limited, since October 1997. He currently serves as chairman of the nominating committee and member of the compensation committee. Mr. Austin is a resident of the Cayman Islands and is a Chartered Accountant. Mr. Austin was admitted as an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 1964 and as a Fellow in 1974. Mr. Austin is also an Associate Member of The Chartered Institute of Taxation, a Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, and a Notary Public of the Cayman Islands. Mr. Austin served as the managing partner of the Cayman Islands office of KPMG Peat Marwick, an international accounting firm, for 23 years. Since retiring in July 1992, Mr. Austin has been a consultant and currently serves as a non-executive director on several company boards, including those of a number of mutual funds, trust and insurance companies. Mr. Austin served as a director of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority from January 1997, and was appointed Chairman of the Board in January 2003, a position he held until his retirement on July 31, 2004. He has also served on a variety of other government committees and government related boards, including the Cayman Islands Agricultural and Industrial Development Board, as Chairman; the Stock Exchange Committee; and the Government/Private Sector Consultative Committee. In 1990, Mr. Austin was awarded an M.B.E. by Her Majesty the Queen in recognition of services to the public and business community.

Lai-Fu Lin

Mr. Lai-Fu Lin is Independent Non-Executive Director of O2Micro International Limited, since June 2003. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Taiwan. Since 1990, Mr. Lin has been a partner of UHY L&C Company, Certified Public Accountants, which is an independent member firm of Urbach Hacker Young International. Mr. Lin was a director of Urbach Hacker Young International from October 1994 to October 1998. Prior to UHY L&C Company, he was a partner at T N Soong & Co. Mr. Lin serves as corporate supervisor and chairman of the audit committee of Yageo Corporation, which is a Taiwan listed public company. He graduated from Taipei Vocational Commercial School in 1969.

Ji Liu

Mr. Ji Liu has is Independent Non-Executive Director of O2Micro International Limited, since June 2007. Mr. Liu has been an Honorary President of the China Europe International Business School since 2005. He has been the Chairman of China Europe International Business School Education Development Foundation since 2005. From 1999 to 2004, Mr. Liu was Executive President and President of the China Europe International Business School. From 1993 to 1999, Mr. Liu was a Research Fellow, Member of the Academic Board, Graduate Supervisor and Deputy Chairman of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He received a B.S. in power mechanical engineering from Tsinghua University in China.

Dinghuan Shi

Mr. Dinghuan Shi is Independent Non-Executive Director of O2Micro International Inc., since June 2010. Mr. Shi has been working with the State Commission of Science and Technology (the former of Ministry of Science and Technology) of the People's Republic of China since October 1980. He also held positions as Deputy Division Chief of the National Forecast Bureau, Deputy Director of the Industry and Technology Bureau, Deputy Director of the Department of High and New Technology Development and Industrialization, and Director of the Department of Industrial Science and Technology. In June 1988, Mr. Shi held the position of Chief of the “Torch Program” Office of the Ministry of Science and Technology. He served as Secretary-General of the Ministry of Science and Technology in August 2001 and has been a CPC Leadership Group Member since November 2001. From June 2003 until present, he concurrently held positions as Member of the Leading Group of the National Mid- and Long-Term Scientific and Technological Development Planning, and Head of Strategic Study Group. Since March 2004, he has been a Counselor of the State Council. Mr. Shi has been engaged in energy policy, technology management, science and technology development strategies, and policy study and formulation work. He participated in the National “7-5” and Year 2000 Science and Technology Development planning, “8-5, 9-5, 10-5” Science Development Strategy formulation, as well as many critical, hi-tech and industrial projects' organization and implementation in the People's Republic of China.

Teik Seng Tan

Mr. Teik Seng Tan is Independent Non-Executive Director of O2Micro International Limited, since June 2008. Mr. Tan has served as Chairman of the audit committee since 2010. Mr. Tan was previously employed by AMD Singapore Pte Ltd. from 1984 to 2007 where he held various positions, the last position being Senior Executive Managing Director. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for Bizlink Centre Singapore Ltd since 1999. He also has been Chairman of the Board of Directors for Bizlink Centre Singapore Ltd. from 2001 to 2010. Mr. Tan is a member of the Advisory Council for the Singapore Human Resource Institute and a member of the Advisory Council of the School of Engineering at Temasek Polytechnic. Mr. Tan received a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from the National University of Singapore and an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from the National University of Singapore. He is also a Fellow of the Singapore Human Resource Institute.

Scott Anderson

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