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Eva Chen, a co-founder of Trend Micro, has served as chief technology officer since 1996 and executive vice president since May 1988. As CTO, Chen is responsible for overall product strategy and technology direction.
Over the past 12 years, Chen has grown Trend Micro's development team from one to more than 500 employees. Under her guidance, Trend Micro has earned a reputation for innovation and groundbreaking products including Trend Micro InterScan VirusWall, Trend Micro PC-cillin and Trend Micro ScanMail. Chen contributed heavily to seven patents, including those pertaining to the detection and removal of viruses in e-mail and on computer networks.
Chen holds a master's degree in business administration and a master's in information science from the University of Dallas, Texas. She also holds a degree from Chen Chi University of Taipei, Taiwan.