“One of the greatest values of mentors is the ability to see ahead what others cannot see and to help them navigate a course to their destination”
– John C. Maxwell
SMI USA, Silicon Motion
Robert Fan is the President of Silicon Motion Inc. U.S.A. managing the business in the U.S. and Europe regions for Silicon Motion Inc. (NASDAQ: SIMO) – a world leader in NAND storage controller solutions. Robert oversees the largest revenue region for the company, and he is also responsible for corporate Marcom/PR, strategic partnerships, and serves as the General Manager of the burgeoning graphics product line.
Prior to Silicon Motion, Robert served in executive positions at companies such as Spansion, IDT and two IC startups both exited with positive valuations. Robert also spent 9+ years at Intel in sales, marketing, and management positions after four years of design engineering.
Robert is currently a board member of Monte Jade Science & Technology Association and volunteers as a mentor in the association’s esteemed mentorship program. Robert advises startup companies and also speaks publicly on subjects ranging from technology, semiconductor market, leadership and sales.
He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the U.C. Berkeley, MSEE from Santa Clara University, and completed the General Management Executive Program at the University of Texas McCombs School of Business.