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Ulead Appoints Eldon C.M. Liu New PresidentInternationally renowned researcher and technology leader named to top slot (September 23, 2005)
Ulead Systems, Inc., an industry leader in video, image and DVD software, today announced the appointment of Mr. Eldon C.M. Liu as President. An internationally renowned researcher and technology leader, Mr. Liu brings many years of experience in growth and development of industry leaders in global markets.
Mr. Liu has served as the VP of RD Engineering, Asian Region of InterVideo, Inc., a leader in digital media software technology and PC/CE convergence. While at InterVideo, Mr. Liu is also responsible for the company's InstantON technology. Under his direction, InstantON technology has been bundled with leading manufacturers including Fujitsu Siemens Corporation, HP, LG Electronics, Sharp, Sony, Toshiba and more.
"We are pleased to have Mr. Liu on board," said Steve Ro, President and CEO of InterVideo and Chairman of Ulead. "Mr. Liu brings a tremendous depth of knowledge and practical experience in developing next-generation audio and video solutions. We are confident that he will provide the needed leadership as the company moves forward."
Mr. Liu is also currently a professor in the Dept. of Computer Science and Information Engineering at National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan leading the Perceptual Signal Processing Laboratory which focuses on audio compression and audio effect technologies. In addition, Mr. Liu has published over 50 papers, numerous journal articles and is a frequent contributor to Audio Engineering Society conferences technical sessions. His research interests include audio compression, audio effects, and video compression and he holds a number of patents for audio and video technologies. Mr. Liu received an MS and Ph.D. in electronics from National Chiao Tung University in Hsinchu, Taiwan.
Mr. Liu succeeds Lewis Liaw as President of Ulead. Liaw, a company founder, served as President after Ulead's acquisition by InterVideo in April 2005.
About Ulead Systems
Ulead Systems, Inc. (TSE:2487), is a leading developer of innovative video, imaging and DVD authoring software for desktop, server, mobile and Internet platforms. As more people use digital technologies at home, school and the workplace, Ulead software empowers users of all levels with the tools to easily and affordably personalize, manage and share digital content. Ulead is a principal member of the DVD Forum, participates in DVD Forum Working Groups and is a general member of the HD DVD promotion group. Ulead is also a Contributor member of Blu-ray Disc Association and serves on the BDA TEG.
For more information on the company, its products and services, please visit Ulead's Web site at www.ulead.com.
About InterVideo, Inc.
InterVideo is a leading provider of DVD software. InterVideo has developed a technology platform from which it has created a broad suite of integrated multimedia software products that allow users to capture, edit, author, burn, distribute, and play digital video. InterVideo's software is bundled with products sold by the majority of the leading PC OEMs. The company is headquartered in Fremont, CA with regional offices in Europe, Taiwan, China and Japan.
For more information, contact InterVideo at 510-651-0888 or visit the company's Web site at www.intervideo.com.
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