Artifact Details

Title

Su, Stephen oral history

Catalog Number

102738261

Type

Moving image

Date

2017-04-19

Participants

Fairbairn, Douglas, Interviewer
Su, Stephen, Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, CA

Format

MOV

Description

Stephen Su grew up on Taiwan, but in 1980 he came to the US to attend high school and college, including studying semiconductors at Caltech. He worked for Motorola for a period of time before returning to school in 1992 to get an MBA from Kellog. Upon graduation, he joined Boston Consulting Group and went to Hong Kong on a consulting assignment.
In 1998, Stephen returned to Taiwan, working for Primax. While there he spent several years managing the Mobile Accessories group, responsible for developing accessories for mobile phone makers like Nokia and Apple. In particular, he was responsible for developing the camera module for several generations of Appleā€™s iPhone. He tells many interesting stories about working with Apple on this very important program.
In 2009, he was recruited to join ITRI, where he is involved with helping steer Taiwan into lucrative new markets through careful investments in promising new technologies.

Category

Oral history

Subject

ITRI; Apple; iPhone; Camera

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X8201.2017
 

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