MANHASSET, N.Y. Video IC supplier Trident Microsystems Inc. has appointed Jung-Herng Chang, currently president of Trident Technologies Inc. (TTI), its new president, effective immediately. Frank Lin will remain as the company’s chairman and chief executive.
Chang joined Trident Microsystems (Sunnyvale, Calif.) in July 1992 as chief technical officer and was appointed vice president of engineering in Jan. 1995. In Aug. 2003 he became the president of Trident Technologies and began to lead the company's digital television development efforts.
Prior to his tenure at Trident, Chang was a hardware design manager at Sun Microsystems and prior to that began his career as a research member at IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center.
Chang holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the National Taiwan University.