2011 Honoree – Hsing Kung
Hsing Kung is a Managing Partner of Acorn Campus Ventures, a technology venture fund and incubator in Silicon Valley and East Asia. Hsing co-founded Pine Photonics in 2000 and was CEO and founder of Luxnet Corp from 1998 to 2000. He has co-founded and led several other optoelectronics companies after beginning his career at Hewlett-Packard in 1974. In recent years, Dr. Kung has devoted his time to promoting civic engagement among the Chinese American community. He serves on the California State University Board of Trustees as well as the boards of Vision New America, 1st ACT Silicon Valley Arts, and Monte Jade. Previously he served on the boards of Fremont Union High School District, American Leadership Forum Silicon Valley, San Jose Repertory Theater, Rotary Club of Cupertino, United Way Silicon Valley and the Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association.