CEO of TrendForce

Kevin Lin

Opening Remarks

Mr. Lin graduated from National Taiwan University with a major in Information Engineering, and obtained an MBA degree from his alma mater. He was a pioneer in Taiwan’s e-commerce industry in 1999, being both the founder and CEO of the country’s largest trade and auction site NeoCom Technology at the time, which was later to be acquired by eBay, the largest eAuction site in the US, in 2002.
In 2000, Lin established B2B e-commerce platform DRAMeXchange, simultaneously turning TrendForce into a globally distinguished research firm in the tech industry. TrendForce acquired Topology Research Institute (TRI) in January 2015 to become a top-notch tech research firm in Greater China, achieving worldwide fame.
Lin currently holds the position of CEO in TrendForce and chairman in TRI.