Electronic Engineering Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong - Prof LEE, Wai Kwong 李偉光


Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering, CUHK


Resume of Career

Prof Lee Wai Kwong was the Group Chief Executive, Officer Emeritus of ASM Pacific Technology Ltd., the world’s largest supplier of semiconductor assembly and packaging equipment. ASM is listed in the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.

Prof Lee graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong with a B.Sc and a M.Phil degrees in Electronics. He also received his MBA degree from The National University of Singapore.

During his time as a student of The Chinese University of Hong Kong he also served as the President of the University Student Union in 1976.

Prof Lee has more than forty years working experiences in the computer and semiconductor equipment industry in Hong Kong and Singapore. After spending the first ten years of his career in Hong Kong, mainly on technical and technical management, Prof Lee moved to Singapore in 1990 and shifted his career focus to business and general management. He took over as the Chief Executive Officer of ASM Pacific Technology Group since the beginning of 2007 and retired from the ASM Pacific Technology Group in 2020.

Prof Lee received the Industrialist of The Year Award in 2019, conferred by the Federation of Hong Kong Industries (FHKI).

Prof Lee is currently serving as a member of the Advisory Board of the Faculty of Engineering, the Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Electronic Engineering (EE) department of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and a member of the InnoHK Steering Committee of the Hong Kong SAR Government.

Prof Lee is residing in Singapore with his wife and their three boys.