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Tsai Ming-Kai

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Net worth 2018: $1.37 Billion
Industry: Technology
Residence: Hsinchu, Taiwan
Country: Taiwan
BIOGRAPHY

Tsai Ming-Kai was born in Hsinchu, Taiwan, Taiwan. Tsai Ming-Kai is #1706 in List Billionaires People In The World. Tsai is chairman and CEO of his smartphone chipmaker MediaTek, which was spun off from another company he ran. Faced with escalating competition in a plateauing sector, Tsai brought in Rick Tsai (who is not related) as his co-CEO on June 1. Tsai studied electrical engineering first in Taiwan and later got a master's degree in electrical engineering from University of Cincinnati.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2010

$1.6 Billion

2011

$1.3 Billion

2012

$1.2 Billion

2013

$1.3 Billion

2014

$1.6 Billion

2015

$1.65 Billion

2017

$1.1 Billion

2018

$1.37 Billion

TIMELINE
Tsai Ming-Kai (蔡明介) (born 6 April 1950, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese entrepreneur, currently Chairman and CEO of MediaTek.In 2014, according to Forbes he was ranked 20th Taiwanese by net worth ($1.80 billion). In 2014 he was 21st in the "Best-Performing CEOs in the World" ranking by Harvard Business Review.In 2016 he received the Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award for pioneering the Taiwan semiconductor design industry.
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