178. Steven Shih Chen 陳士駿

English Name Steven Shih Chen  

Hanji Name 陳士駿
Birth Year 1978
Birth Place Taipei, Taiwan
First year / First city / State in U.S. 1993/-/-
Present Address
Family 1. Wife: Park Ji-hyun
2. Daughter: Clara Chen
3. Son: Joseph Chen
4. Father/Mother: -/-
Education School Name Year – Year Degree and major
1. Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


B.S., Computer Science
Employment Company Name Year – Year Position or title

2. Facebook

3. YouTube


Co-Founder and Previous Chief Technology Officer
4. AVOS Systems


5.Google Venture


Accomplishment 1. Co-Founder of YouTube 2005 as Chief Technology Officer, Ranked as the 10th Most Popular Website in 2006 and Was Bought by Google for $1.64 Billion in 2006

2. Inducted as A Laureate of The Lincoln Academy of Illinois and Awarded the Order of Lincoln (the State’s Highest Honor) by the Governor of Illinois in 2018

3. The 15 Asian Scientists To Watch by Asian Scientist Magazine 2011

4. Business 2.0’s “50 Most Influential People,” GQ’s “Men of the Year,” Time Magazine’s “Best Invention of the Year” and Fortune’s “Most Powerful People in Business”

5. One of the Founders of AVOS Systems 2011

6. A Trustee of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco where His Wife Jamie and Steve are Major Supporters

7. Outstanding Taiwanese American Elected by T.A. Archives in 01/2019