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MASTER ENTREPRENEUR CATEGORY

Dr. Ting Herh
Founder and Chairman


Davicom Semiconductor Inc.
www.davicom.com.tw


Information about the Entrepreneur
Dr. Ting Herh, the founder and Chairman of Davicom Semiconductor Inc. (Davicom), is a successful entrepreneur who possesses keen observation capability, excellent communication skills, and enormous caring for other people. In 1996, Dr. Herh co-founded Davicom with UMC. Davicom specializes in the design, development, manufacturing, and marketing the network communication system ICs. The company has been listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange Market since 2007; the stock symbol is 3094.

Dr. Herh has been engaged in the technology industry for 43 years and has participated in the creation and development of many start-up companies. As a well-known Chinese entrepreneur in the semiconductor industry in Silicon Valley in his early days, he also has abundant contacts in the semiconductor and communication fields in Silicon Valley and Taiwan.

Customer satisfaction and reasonable return is his supreme principle of running day-to-day business. His rich experience and sound judgment have brought Davicom 68 consecutive quarters of profit and helped create a healthy, happy, and financially stable corporate environment. As a result, Davicom’s research and development team can focus on innovation, designing excellent communication chips to dominate the embedded Ethernet market.

Other Interesting Facts about the Entrepreneur
Keen observation ability is the cornerstone of Dr. Herh’s achievements. Dr. Herh examines his own decision propensity and leadership style in order to fully leverage his strengths. He delegates duties according to his staff’s potential and strengths to empower their ingenuity. He integrates his strategic insight into semiconductor manufacturing processes with environmentally friendly materials. Davicom has therefore created smaller chips with more functions and consuming less power. They were widely adopted by global telecommunication conglomerates to set the industry standard. Dr. Herh evaluates the constantly evolving internet and its long-term impact on social development. He foresaw the coming of the Internet of Things (IoT). Consequently, he creates “Connectivity Beyond Limits” as the unique selling proposition for Davicom. He firmly believes in the important role Davicom will play in the growth of trillions of connecting devices in the future.

Excellent communication skills are another talent of Dr. Herh. A thriving entrepreneur has to create a great vision and has to have excellent communication skills to compellingly articulate his vision and execution strategies to his employees, shareholders, clients, and strategic partners. Therefore, his employees can fully align with his vision and collaborate effectively to create a win-win situation for every stakeholder.

Dr. Herh is an outstanding alumnus of the Electrical Engineering Department of National Chiao-Tung University. He frequently visits NCTU to coach and develop young college students. He always emphasizes that an engineer who cannot expound on the issue clearly does not have sufficient capabilities to resolve the problem. He encourages students to regularly enhance their communication skills because excellent communication skills are indispensable to a successful entrepreneur.
Company Achievements & Role as Entrepreneur
In 2019, Dr. Herh was elected as the Chairman of the NCTU Alumni Association. NCTU has more than 100,000 alumni in Taiwan and over one million alumni around the world. He has always adhered to the principle of “Serving the alumni and giving back to his Alma mater”. Dr. Herh, not only held an alumni business leader summit and many Alumni gatherings but also helped raise funds for the construction of NCTU’s hospital and Tainan campus buildings.

Human capital is the most critical asset for an IC design company. Dr. Herh always treats his employees with caring and love. He is not only a mentor for their professional development but also a coach for bettering their lives. He challenges his employees to use Davicom as a dojo to overcome their obstacles and self-imposed limitations to realize their passions and dreams. Eleven employees who started with Davicom 27 years ago are still dedicated to making contributions today. As such Dr. Herh believes that employee loyalty will ensure the continuing success of Davicom.

Vision, Mission, & Future Plans
Being a business leader is the key to defining corporate culture and success. After analyzing Dr. Herh’s philosophy of leadership, Davicom wholeheartedly respects how he strategically guides the company from a start-up to IPO and to become a market leader in the embedded Ethernet communication chips industry. With his tremendous success, Dr. Herh remains to steadfastly pursue his passion for learning. He is committed to exploring better ways to fulfill Davicom’s corporate social responsibility to make the world and lives more beautiful.

MASTER ENTREPRENEUR CATEGORY

Dr. Ting Herh
Founder and Chairman

Information about the Entrepreneur
Dr. Ting Herh, the founder and Chairman of Davicom Semiconductor Inc. (Davicom), is a successful entrepreneur who possesses keen observation capability, excellent communication skills, and enormous caring for other people. In 1996, Dr. Herh co-founded Davicom with UMC. Davicom specializes in the design, development, manufacturing, and marketing the network communication system ICs. The company has been listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange Market since 2007; the stock symbol is 3094.

Dr. Herh has been engaged in the technology industry for 43 years and has participated in the creation and development of many start-up companies. As a well-known Chinese entrepreneur in the semiconductor industry in Silicon Valley in his early days, he also has abundant contacts in the semiconductor and communication fields in Silicon Valley and Taiwan.

Customer satisfaction and reasonable return is his supreme principle of running day-to-day business. His rich experience and sound judgment have brought Davicom 68 consecutive quarters of profit and helped create a healthy, happy, and financially stable corporate environment. As a result, Davicom’s research and development team can focus on innovation, designing excellent communication chips to dominate the embedded Ethernet market.

Other Interesting Facts about the Entrepreneur
Keen observation ability is the cornerstone of Dr. Herh’s achievements. Dr. Herh examines his own decision propensity and leadership style in order to fully leverage his strengths. He delegates duties according to his staff’s potential and strengths to empower their ingenuity. He integrates his strategic insight into semiconductor manufacturing processes with environmentally friendly materials. Davicom has therefore created smaller chips with more functions and consuming less power. They were widely adopted by global telecommunication conglomerates to set the industry standard. Dr. Herh evaluates the constantly evolving internet and its long-term impact on social development. He foresaw the coming of the Internet of Things (IoT). Consequently, he creates “Connectivity Beyond Limits” as the unique selling proposition for Davicom. He firmly believes in the important role Davicom will play in the growth of trillions of connecting devices in the future.

Excellent communication skills are another talent of Dr. Herh. A thriving entrepreneur has to create a great vision and has to have excellent communication skills to compellingly articulate his vision and execution strategies to his employees, shareholders, clients, and strategic partners. Therefore, his employees can fully align with his vision and collaborate effectively to create a win-win situation for every stakeholder.

Dr. Herh is an outstanding alumnus of the Electrical Engineering Department of National Chiao-Tung University. He frequently visits NCTU to coach and develop young college students. He always emphasizes that an engineer who cannot expound on the issue clearly does not have sufficient capabilities to resolve the problem. He encourages students to regularly enhance their communication skills because excellent communication skills are indispensable to a successful entrepreneur.

Davicom Semiconductor Inc.
www.davicom.com.tw


Company Achievements & Role as Entrepreneur
In 2019, Dr. Herh was elected as the Chairman of the NCTU Alumni Association. NCTU has more than 100,000 alumni in Taiwan and over one million alumni around the world. He has always adhered to the principle of “Serving the alumni and giving back to his Alma mater”. Dr. Herh, not only held an alumni business leader summit and many Alumni gatherings but also helped raise funds for the construction of NCTU’s hospital and Tainan campus buildings.

Human capital is the most critical asset for an IC design company. Dr. Herh always treats his employees with caring and love. He is not only a mentor for their professional development but also a coach for bettering their lives. He challenges his employees to use Davicom as a dojo to overcome their obstacles and self-imposed limitations to realize their passions and dreams. Eleven employees who started with Davicom 27 years ago are still dedicated to making contributions today. As such Dr. Herh believes that employee loyalty will ensure the continuing success of Davicom.

Vision, Mission, & Future Plans
Being a business leader is the key to defining corporate culture and success. After analyzing Dr. Herh’s philosophy of leadership, Davicom wholeheartedly respects how he strategically guides the company from a start-up to IPO and to become a market leader in the embedded Ethernet communication chips industry. With his tremendous success, Dr. Herh remains to steadfastly pursue his passion for learning. He is committed to exploring better ways to fulfill Davicom’s corporate social responsibility to make the world and lives more beautiful.