Eva Chen, CEO
Eva Chen brings more than 20 years of technology industry experience to her role as Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Trend Micro. In this capacity, Eva is responsible for the overall management of Trend Micro’s product strategy and technology direction. Under Eva’s guidance, Trend Micro has moved into emerging markets, earning a reputation as one of the most innovative antivirus security companies in the world.
Prior to assuming her current role at Trend Micro, Eva served as Chief Technology Officer and Vice President, where under her direction Trend Micro produced a chronology of industry firsts including centralized antivirus solutions for gateways, email systems, and file servers; and Trend Micro’s Enterprise Protection Strategy, a tactical approach for managing outbreaks across the network. Additionally, Eva conceptualized and delivered Network VirusWall, a first-of-its-kind outbreak prevention appliance that protects multiple network segments and servers.
Eva is a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from Secure Computing, as well as YMCA’s Tribute to Women in the Industry (TWIN) Award. She has been acknowledged as one of the 50 most powerful people in networking by Network World, and also as one of the top five most influential “Women of Vision” by Information Security.
Eva holds a master’s degree in business administration, as well as a master’s degree in information science from the University of Texas. She also holds a degree in philosophy from Chen Chi University in Taipei, Taiwan.