Named by Andreessen Horowitz CEO as "the greatest CEO of his time", Alfred co-founded BEA Systems which was recognized for revolutionizing the enterprise computing market and lead to its acquisition by Oracle for $8.5 billion.
Recognized by Andreessen Horowitz as the Silicon Valley CEO’s CEO, Alfred Chuang an accomplished entrepreneur, venture investor, and advisor. Alfred began venture investing in 2008 and over the past decade, his portfolio grew from a handful of small startups to over 100 companies including some of the most iconic Silicon Valley technology companies. Known for being the co-founder of BEA Systems, Alfred became CEO in 2001 and lead BEA Systems to its acquisition by Oracle for $8.5 billion. Prior to founding BEA, Chuang held many senior executive positions at Sun Microsystems and he was the founder of the Computer Resources Center for Sun Intercontinental Operations, which he helped establish key subsidiaries in Asia. Alfred also loves education and dedicates his time and energy as advisor and board member at the University of San Francisco School of Engineering 2020, UC Davis Chancellor Advisory Board, UC Davis School of Engineering Dean’s Committee, School of Business Dean’s Committee at City University of Hong Kong, and School of Engineering Industrial Advisory Committee at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).
Alfred received a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of San Francisco and a Master in Computer Science with an emphasis on distributed data management from the University of California, Davis. He is also a proud graduate of Wah Yan College, Hong Kong.
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Special thanks to Cindy Chow, Executive Director at Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, for nominating Alfred!