Rongen David Lin
Chairman/Founder, Newman VC

Rongen David Lin, experienced in many fields such as capital market, asset/liability management, risk management, wealth management, property investment and management, computer science, internet business, software development and system integration, cultural innovation as well as education business, is the Chairman/Founder of this Venture Capital. He is a serial entrepreneur, innovator and educator.


His current roles and positions:


[ Capital Management Business ]

  • Canaan Capital – P.E. V.C. Fund, Chairman

  • Cross Capital Group, Founder

  • Newman Venture Capital, Chairman

  • TXI Center, Founder

[ Educational NPO/NGO Management ]

  • Kang-Ning Education Group/Kang-Ning University/Kang-Ning Junior College of Medical Care and Management, Board Representative

  • Qiang-Shu High School/Lu-Shin Senior High School, Board Representative

  • EON Center (Israel), Founder/Chairman


His past experiences:


  • Merrill Lynch (Hong Kong), Vice President

  • SAP (Greater China Group), Chief Solution Architect

  • IBM (Asia Pacific), Senior Consultant

  • Citibank/Solomon Smith Barney, Independent Financial Engineering Advisor

  • He provided many consulting and advisory services regarding portfolio investment management, asset/liability management, risk management as well as risk adjusted performance measurement to different financial institutions in Asia such as China Merchant Bank, Bank of China, China Construction Bank, China ICBC Bank, China Min-Sheng Bank, China CITIC Bank, Taiwan First Commercial Bank, Taiwan ESUN Bank, Taiwan Taipei Bank, Taiwan Shanghai Commercial Bank, Taiwan Joint Credit Information Center and Malaysia Bumiputra Commerce Bank.

  • Started up several companies such as trading & risk management system company, ring-back tone advertisement company, cultural innovation company, ...etc.


He got a MBA degree in National Taiwan University and double bachelor degrees in Computer Science and Economics in Taiwan National Tsing-Hua University.



Jeff is a famous world class Bio expert. Has been Chief Sientific Officers and President in many well known enterprises.


In 2008-2014, he serves as President in DCB (Development Center for Bionology). DCB is a key bio research center in Taiwan. He lead 350-420 people in R&D, business development, and administration. Several major achievements include: To transform DCB into a new drug translational research institute working closely with academic institutes and industries; Top management recruiting (2 VPs, 3 Executive Directors, 1 Director); Tox facility and biologics CGMP facility spin-offs; DCB 5-year (2013-2017) strategic planning; 2-4 IND/clinical trial filing/yr; etc.


Very well connection with Government, Academy, and Industry.



1978-1979, Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, Harvard University

1977 Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

1971 B.S., Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan


Professional Experience:

2014 August-Present: Senior Vice President, CHO Pharma, Inc.

2008 December-2014 July: President, Development Center for Biotechnology (DCB).

2007 September-2008 November: Chief Scientific Officer, Microbio Co., Ltd.

2007 May-July: Chief Scientific Officer, Wisdom Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (China)

2006-2007: Vice President and R&D Director General, Development Center for Biotechnology

2000-2005: Director, U.S. East Coast Office, Development Center for Biotechnology

1997-2000: Science Advisor (Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical), Department of Industrial Technology, Ministry of Economic Affairs (Taiwan)

1992-1996: Director, Natural Product & Medicinal Chemistry, Development Center for Biotechnology (Taiwan)

1991-1992: Principal Research Scientist, The DuPont Merck Pharmaceuticals Co.

1985-1990: Senior Research Chemist, DuPont Medical Products Department

1979-1985: Research Chemist, DuPont Central Research and Development Department


Patents & Publications:

Total 15 US Patents and 42 Publications

Chia-Lin, Jeff Wang
Bio-tech Advisor
Andrew Wo
Medical Device Advisor

Professor, Institute of Applied Mechanics, National Taiwan University (NTU)

Associate Dean, Research and Development, NTU

Director, Center for Industry-Academia Collaboration, NTU

Director, NTU Innovation Incubation Center

Director, Nano-Electro-Mechanical-Systems (NEMS) Research Center, NTU

Deputy Secretary General, Institute of Engineering Education Taiwan (IEET), a Washington Accord Signatory

Deputy Chair, Washington Accord


Bachelor (B.S.) in Engineering, University of Virginia, U.S.A., 1982

Master (M.S.) in Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A., 1986

Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, 1990  


Professional Activities (representative)

Member – American Associate for Cancer Research

Chair, Washington Accord review panel to Russia (Association for Engineering Education Russian), worked with Canada and Korea to review Russia’s engineering education system, 2009-2012

Dean, Research and Development, National University of Kaohsiung, 2009-2011

Discovery Channel, showcased our innovative microfluidics technology on our Sperm Chip, 2011

Program Chair, Annual Conf. of International Association of University Presidents (IAUP), 2009

Workgroup member, Federation of Engineering Institutions of Asia and the Pacific (FEIAP), 2009

Chair and evaluator, accreditation of engineering educational programs via Institute of Engineering Education Taiwan (IEET), 2006-

Life-time Member, Chinese Institute of Mechanics


Invited/Keynote Speech (representative)

Keynote speech, European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education, 2nd Conference, “New Developments at the International Engineering Alliance and within Asia,” Leuven, Belgium, 9/2013.

Keynote speech, Annual meeting, Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (USA), “Accreditation of Engineering Programs in Asia,” Florida, USA, 2006

Invited speech, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, “Microfluidics Technology to Detect Rare Cells in Whole Blood and other Clinical Applications,” 2010

Invited speech, Chinese University of Hong Kong, “Applications of Microfluidics for Detections of Circulating Tumor Cells,” 2010



Teaching Excellence Award, National Taiwan University

Innovative Award, Institute for Biotechnology and Medical Industry

Best paper award, Biomedical Engineering Conference, Taipei, Taiwan

Hiwin Masters’ Thesis Research Award, Hiwin Cooperation

Research Excellence award, National Science Council, Taiwan

Evan is a well know expert in ICT technology field. He was the VP and CTO for the world class industrial PC company, Advantech Co. Serving the company for about 20 years. Exceptional contribution to the company and also to the whole industry. Got EE graduate degree from the best school in Taiwan, NTU. Specialize in industrial PC, Robotics, automation, ICT applications, etc. 


Professional Experience

Industrial Automation Group, Advantech Co., Ltd. --- Jan. 1996 – Feb. 2013

Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Jul. 2007 – Feb. 2013

  • Took charge Enterprise-Academy Cooperation Projects on New Technologies.

  • Transformed R&D Center in Beijing to Profit-driven Product Business Units.

  • Led R&D Teams to Develop Innovative Products in Computing and Automation Fields.


R&D Vice President, Jan. 2003 – Jun. 2007

  • Led R&D Teams to Develop the state-of-art Computing and Automation Products in the Internet Age.

  • Set up R&D Centers in Beijing and Xi-An.


Anco Technologies Inc. --- Aug. 1988 – Dec. 1995

Manager, Software Automation Department

  • Set up 1st Profitable Department in Company and High Market Share in CASE (Computer Aided Software Engineering) S/W Business in Taiwan.



National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, Master of Electrical Engineering --- Sept. 1984 – Jun. 1986


Evan Lin
Automation Tech Advisor

With over 20 years international experience in Hi-Tech industries, Edward has special burden to connect the strengh in Israel and Global Chinese society. Israel is famous in overall RD investment and innovation eco system. Overall Chinese market is well knwon in the market size, the manufacturing capability, well integrated supply chain system, and good quality engineering. It's a very good combination to increae technology level and also expand the market.


Newman Venture Capital is here to fullfil the goal. We are building the platform for capital, technology cooperation, and incubation to connect Israel and Global Chinse market. The company is based in Taiwan with a group of trustable management and consultant team. Our vision is to "Connect Israel and Global Chinese".


Graduated from famous school U. of Michigan at Ann Arbor in master of ME. Edward is currently also the Secretary General in Taiwan Israel Chamber of Commerce. Over 20 years experience in Semiconductor, ICT, and Hi-Tech industries, Edward is a proven business manager. Very familiar with innovated technology, western culture, and Asia market. Honored in global sales champion, profit champion, outstanding employee, etc. in different companies he served.


Professional Experience:

  • CEO, Newman Venture Capital

  • Main speaker of 2014 Israel-Taiwan Economy Bi-lateral conference at Israel.

  • Secretary General, Taiwan Israel Chamber of Commerce

  • Supervisor, Taiwan Israel Chamber of Commerce

  • Taiwan GM and APAC Sales GM, Israel Galtronics Electronics

  • Taiwan GM, Germany Vistec Semiconductor Systems (Leica)

  • Sales Director, US Veeco Semiconductor Instruments

Edward Wen
Co-Founder, Newman VC


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