Dr. Ronald Chwang is the Chairman and President of iD Ventures America, a venture capital management company (formerly known as Acer Technology Ventures) under the iD SoftCapital Group. Dr. Chwang currently serves on the board of a number of iD Ventures portfolio companies including iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT), Silicon Storage Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: SSTI) and Airmagnet, Centrality Communications, Chill Semiconductor and CoAdna Photonics.
From 1992 to 1997, Chwang was president and CEO of Acer America Corporation. Under his leadership, Acer America's revenue grew from $200 million to $1.44 billion. Before joining Acer, Chwang worked for several years in development and management positions at Intel and Bell Northern Research. Dr. Chwang received his B.Eng. degree with honors in Electrical Engineering from McGill University and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California.