Kenneth Yen

Co-Founder at Purple Squirrel, Inc.

Kenneth Yen

Kenneth Yen

Co-Founder at Purple Squirrel, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

China Motor Corp.
Yulon Group
Purple Squirrel, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

204

Number of Boards

63

Relationships

President & Director at Tai Yuen Textile Co., Ltd.

Managing Director & Director at Tai Yuen Textile Co., Ltd.

Former President & Executive Director at Yulon Motor Co., Ltd.

President & Director at Hua Li Investment Co., Ltd.

President at Koki Technology Co., Ltd.

Assistant General Manager at China Motor Corp.

General Manager at China Motor Corp.

Vice Chairman at China Motor Corp.

President & Director at Yulon Motor Co., Ltd.

President & Director at Yulon Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

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July 20, 2015
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Co-Founder at Purple Squirrel, Inc.
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Managing Director & Director at Tai Yuen Textile Co., Ltd.

Tai Yuen Textile Co., Ltd. manufactures textile, yarn and dyed fabrics. The company was founded by Wu Shun-wen and Yan Chin-Lin in 1951 and is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.

Education

From its beginnings as a private business college nearly a century and a half ago, Rider University has consistently thrived as a home for students seeking a timely, relevant and thorough curriculum and an environment to satisfy their intellectual curiosity. Founded in 1865 as Trenton Business College, the institution was established to train leaders in the booming, industrialized post-Civil War economy. Today, while Rider still produces some of today’s leading executives, it has also evolved into a diverse, comprehensive university with vibrant and expansive programs in the arts, sciences and education. Gradually growing in size and scope through the first half of the 20th century, Rider began its move to a more spacious, suburban campus in 1959, when the first offices and classes moved to a 280-acre tract of land on Route 206 in Lawrence Township, N.J. Today, Rider’s Lawrenceville campus is home to its College of Business Administration; College of Liberal Arts, Education, and Sciences; College of Continuing Studies, School of Education; and shares the Westminster College of the Arts with the Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton, N.J. As a united entity, Rider University is a student-centered institution firmly grounded in a continued standard of excellence that is the hallmark of the Westminster and Lawrenceville programs, regardless of discipline, across the entire academic spectrum.

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Career History
Co-Founder
Current

Purple Squirrel Inc operates an online community-driven hiring marketplace platform that enables job seekers to engage directly with employees at top companies. The company was founded by Jonathan Silber on September 22, 2014 and is headquartered in Venice, CA.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Current

Yulon Group engages in the automotive, textile, high-technology, construction, and investment industries. The company was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in New Taipei, Taiwan.

President
Prior

CMC (China Motor Corporation) was founded in June of 1969 and signed a technical collaboration with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation the following year. The Yang-Mei plant was completed at the end of 1973, establishing the manufacturing base for CMC's future growth. The company has been listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) since March 1991. Beginning with producing commercial vehicles, CMC is the leader of Taiwan's commercial vehicles manufacturers. While the company's Yang-Mei plant produced less than 300 vehicles per month through 1975, by the year 1983, total output had surpassed the 100,000 unit mark. This was, in part, made possible by our most advanced painting facility in Taiwan. This was as well a prelude to the rapid growth that accompanied Taiwan's emergence as an industrial and economic power. Since 1987, CMC's revenues began an extended run of double-digit growth, gaining accolades as one of Taiwan's best-managed companies. In 1993, the company garnered both ISO 9002 certification and the National Quality Award of Taiwan. In 1997, the company also obtained ISO 14001 Environmental Management certification. The company has invested in China's South East Motor Corporation (SEM) since 1995. Our investment in China gives us access to one of the world's fastest-growing economies, while increased production capacity enables us to develop new models and penetrate foreign markets. CMC is adept at taking advantage of market opportunities, and promoting fiscal transparency along with a merit-based personnel system that has molded its employees into a cohesive unit. Meanwhile, a cooperative, win-win purchasing system involving the enterprise and its suppliers, has enhanced flexibility and improved quality. Thorough implementation of strategic policy has allowed the company to accurately access markets, and manufacture the right vehicle, at the right time.

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Boards & Committees
Director
2007 - Current

Kian Shen Corp. is engaged in the manufacturing and trading of car body beam, stamping moulds and wooden products. The group distributes its products mainly within the domestic market. It was founded in May 1963 and is headquartered in Taoyuan, Taiwan.

Chairman
2003 - Current

Yulon Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. engages in the design, research, development, and sale of spare parts of car products. It operates through the following segments: Vehicle, Part, Investment, and Other. The Vehicle and Part segments focus on vehicles and parts sales, respectively. The Investment segment deals with overseas business activities. The company was founded on October 22, 2003 and is headquartered in Miao Li Hsien, Taiwan.

Chairman
1989 - Current

Yulon Motor Co., Ltd engages in the manufacture and sale of automobiles and components. Its products include Nissan commercial vehicles; UD trucks; Dongfeng trucks; Nissan, Infiniti, Luxgen, and Tobe passenger cars. The company was founded by Ching Ling Yen on September 10, 1953 and is headquartered in Miaoli, Taiwan.

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Purple Squirrel Inc operates an online community-driven hiring marketplace platform that enables job seekers to engage directly with employees at top companies. The company was founded by Jonathan Silber on September 22, 2014 and is headquartered in Venice, CA.

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Kenneth Yen is affiliated with Purple Squirrel, Inc., Yulon Group, China Motor Corp., Kian Shen Corp., Yulon Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Yulon Motor Co., Ltd., China Motor Corp., Hua-chuang Automobile Information Technical Center Co., Ltd., Tai Yuen Textile Co., Ltd., Yulon Group, Uni-Auto Parts Manufacture Co., Ltd., Luxgen Motor Co., Ltd., Yung Han Investment Corp., Yulon IT Solutions, Inc., Wu Shun Wen Business Devt Strategy For Advancement Fund Committee, Hua Ling Motor Co. Ltd., China Motor Corp. Investment Co., Ltd, Hsin Sheng Investment Ltd., Sino Diamond Motors Corp., Fortune Motors Co. Ltd., ROC Spicer Ltd., Uni-Calsonic Corp., Hua Ling Automobile Co. Ltd., Alliance Investment & Management Co., Inc., Yusheng Industrial Co., Ltd., Yu To Industry Machinery Co., Ltd., Yen Ching Ling Medical Foundation, China Motor Investment Co., Ltd., Hwa Wei Holdings Co., Ltd., COC Tooling & Stamping Co., Ltd., South East Fujian Automotive Industry Co., Ltd., Nissan Motor Philippines, Inc., Hwa Yu Co., Ltd., Yulon General Motors Co., China Engine Corp., Vincent Investment Co., Ltd., Altek Corp., Taiwan Acceptance Corp., Carnival Industrial Corp., Hsin Yang Investment Co., Ltd, Chun Yuan Investment Co., Ltd., Tai Yuen Venture Capital Investment Corp., Ching Ling Research & Development Center Co., Ltd., China Casting Plant Co., Ltd., Diamond Hosiery & Thread Co Ltd., ROC-Keeper Industrial Ltd., Hua Li Investment Co., Ltd., Koki Technology Co., Ltd., Huang Chung Motor Co., Ltd., Li Ta Investment Corp., Yue Yuen Development & Construction Co., Ltd., Vincent Development Co., Ltd., Xiang Wei Investment Co., Ltd., Blue Water Ventures International Ltd., Yu King Industrial Co., Ltd., Yulon Oversea Investment Co., Ltd., British Virgin Islands Uni Investment Co. Ltd., Yulon Philippines Investment Co., Ltd., Tai Yang Dye Technology Co., Ltd., Yue Hong Investment Co., Ltd., Hsiang Wei Investment Co. Ltd., Prosperity Capital Holdings Corp., Yulon Ta Lu Investment Co., Ltd., Sheng Yang Venture Capital Co., Ltd., Le Wen Industrial Co., Ltd., Yu Peng Industrial Co., Ltd., Yen Ching Ling Industrial Development Foundation