Alan Lin


Dr. Alan Lin (Chih-Yin Lin) is the Director of Strategic Business Development in System Business Group, Tatung Company. He leads the planning, coordination, and execution of worldwide business development activities for power and smart energy solutions such as micro grid, smart meter, AMI, solar energy system and engineering, building EMS and automation, and smart city applications.

Previously, Dr. Lin was with Quanta Computer Inc. He was the Head of Product Planning in Quanta Research Institute and Associate Director of Marketing, Sales and Services in Business Unit 12, where he led product and market strategies, ecosystem partnership management, and product marketing of video communications, healthcare and IOT product lines. Before joining Quanta, he was a software engineer and project manager in Industrial Technology Research Institute. In addition to lead software projects for digital rights management and utility computing, he was a CMMI process reengineering specialist, and an information security management consultant to the industry. He was an Assistant Professor teaching in several universities in Taiwan. During 2005-2006, He was a Visiting Scientist in Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he focused in research areas of trusted computing and distributed file systems.

Dr. Lin received a Bachelor degree in Computer Science and Information Engineering from Catholic Fu-Jen University, and a Ph.D. degree in Information Management from National Chiao Tung University. He won three top prices of European Satellite Navigation Competition in 2008 and 2009. He has published more than fifteen research papers and has received eight USPTO invention patents.