Leadership Styles Series - Eva Chen


Eva ChenEva Chen                       
CEO and Co-Founder
Trend Micro


Easton Leadership Styles Series


Date: May 2, 2012 

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: C301



Since its inception in 1988, Eva Chen has spearheaded Trend Micro's emergence as one of the world's most innovative Internet content security companies. As a global leader in cloud security, Trend Micro develops Internet content security and threat management solutions that make the world safe for businesses and consumers to exchange digital information. With over 20 years of experience, they're recognized as the market leader in server security for delivering top-ranked client, server, and cloud-based data protection solutions that stop threats faster and protect data in physical, virtualized, and cloud environments.

Before becoming CEO, Eva served as executive vice president from 1988-1996 and CTO from 1996-2004. Under her direction, Trend Micro has produced a chronology of industry firsts, from unique products to security management approaches. As a result of her innovative leadership, she was appointed CEO in late 2004.

Of her many accolades and accomplishments, a few of the most prominent:


    Named one of the top 100 most influential executives in the industry by CRN, 2009

    Named one of the 50 most powerful people in networking, Network World, 2004

    Named one of the top five "Women of Vision," Information Security, 2003

    Received the Lifetime Achievement Award, Secure Computing, 2001


Eva holds a master's degree in business administration as well as a master's degree in management information systems from the University of Texas. She earned a degree in philosophy from Chen Chi University in Taipei.