MESA, ARIZ. -- (Marketwired) -- 10/15/13 --
Iveda Solutions® (OTCBB: IVDA), the pioneer in cloud video hosting technology, today announced the addition of two new members to its Advisory Board.
Dr. Joseph Lee is chief technology officer at 21Vianet, the largest carrier-neutral Internet data center services provider in China. 21Vianet provides hosting, managed network and cloud computing infrastructure services. The company operates in 42 cities throughout China, serving a diversified and loyal base of customers that span many industries, ranging from Internet companies to government entities and blue-chip enterprises to small- and mid-sized businesses. Before joining 21Vianet, Lee served as national technology officer for Microsoft China. Prior to that, Lee was managing director of Optoelectronics Research Lab Institute at the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute and vice president of manufacturing and engineering at New Focus, Inc. Over the course of his career, he has held numerous management positions at Lucent Technologies, AT&T, EXXON Research and Engineering Lab and Owens Corning Fiberglass Research Center.
"Dr. Lee's innovative mindset and expansive experience should prove highly valuable to Iveda Solutions as we develop our technology roadmap," stated David Ly, chief executive officer of Iveda Solutions, Inc. "He will assess all aspects of our technology and guide its evolution to assure the utmost scalability and feasibility in current and future markets. Dr. Lee's leadership within the Cloud Computing industry will assist Iveda Solutions in the development and effective marketing of strategic, technically robust solutions designed for adoption by major 'cloud' providers with mass distribution capabilities. We are confident that his ability to build upon a technical vision and see it through to mass commercialization will prove invaluable to Iveda Solutions' success."
Lee completed his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at Iowa State University, his M.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering at State University of New York, and his B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering at the National Chiao-tung University in Taiwan.
Dr. Eric Chen is the founder and chief executive officer of ProphetStor Data Services, Inc., a Hong Kong-based company that provides elastic business data service solutions, including user-friendly and cost-effective storage capabilities for Cloud Computing and Big Data. From 2000 to 2012, Chen was vice president and general manager of FalconStor Software, Inc., where he was responsible for operations, research and development, marketing and sales in the Asia Pacific Region. Prior to joining FalconStor, he was a technical staff member at IBM Networking Systems in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Chen received his Ph.D. and Master's Degree in Computer and Information Sciences from Ohio State University and his Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University. He later became an Associate Professor at National Chung-Hsing University in Taiwan.