FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- ATEN today announced it has appointed technology industry veteran James Hsieh as the company's new chief executive officer. ATEN's former CEO, Sampson Yang, will remain with the company to manage ATEN's global business strategy development. As CEO, Mr. Hsieh will develop and manage the strategic vision for the company which includes ATEN's business units in California and New Jersey, as well as its consumer electronics business unit, IOGEAR.
"As a veteran of the technology industry, Mr. Hsieh is uniquely qualified to lead ATEN through its next phase of growth," said Sampson Yang. "Mr. Hsieh's entrepreneurial spirit coupled with his global sales and marketing background will serve as the foundation to generate new business opportunities for the company's innovative technology solutions."
Mr. Hsieh joins ATEN with more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry spanning both enterprise computing and consumer electronics. Mr. Hsieh spent almost 20 years at Hewlett-Packard (HP) where he held various roles in the global business units, regions and countries including the Worldwide Marketing Manager for Mission Critical Services, and the Regional Marketing Director for Asia Pacific. He also co-launched HP Integrity Servers and was assigned to create HP's first software division in China.
Mr. Hsieh was Vice President of Global Marketing for Infortrend Technology where he led a worldwide marketing and strategic alliance team which included members in the United States, Europe, Japan, Taiwan and China. Additionally, Mr. Hsieh was the CEO at Sandio Technology Corporation where he invented and marketed the world's first 3D 6DOF mouse. He has a MS degree in Computer Science Engineering from San Jose State University and a BBA degree with a concentration in marketing from Fu-Jen Catholic University.
"ATEN is a leader in providing KVM, remote management and digital signage/video products in a broad array of markets," said Mr. Hsieh. "I am looking forward to working with our management team, customers and established network of channel partners to develop and deliver market-driven products and services."
ATEN is a leading manufacturer of KVM (keyboard/video/mouse) switches in addition to remote management, LCD consoles, video and data connectivity solutions. The company's product line supports a range of data center, desktop and digital signage environments serving enterprise, government, SME and SOHO customers. ATEN has offices in California and New Jersey as well as Taiwan, Belgium, Korea, Japan, China and United Kingdom. For more information, contact ATEN at (888) 999-ATEN or 949-428-1111, via the Web at www.aten-usa.com, www.aten-usa.com/blog, Twitter or Facebook.
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