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Professional Summary

Seasoned Tax Executive with seeking opportunities to provide tax leadership after Sabbatical

• Lead tax functions for Fortunte 500 companies
• Implemented a comprehensive tax strategy to reduce worldwide effective tax rate by 6% through offshore IP and supply chain planning
• Lead and executed over $20 billion in tax optimized corporate development transactions
• Built a high caliber team and improved operational excellence
• Successfully negotiated favorable IRS, state and foreign tax settlements
• Successfully resolved transfer pricing and permanent establishment issues
• Actively pursue tax and financial incentives through discussions with authorities around the world, including Brazil, China, Israel, Japan and Malaysia

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Languages

  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Chinese (Cantonese)

Interests/Hobbies

  • Automobiles
  • Community Service

Birthday

March 30

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Experience

San Jose Community College
Adjunct Professor
Present
RRS Autogroup
San Jose, California, USA 95131
General Manager
RRS LLC
2015 - 2018
Sports car dealership and storage
SanDisk
Milpitas, California, USA 95035
Vice President Tax
Corporation
2009 - 2017
Vice President, Global Tax and Government Relations
• Leads tax and government relations functions for the company’s global operations
• Implemented a comprehensive tax strategy to reduce worldwide effective tax rate by 6% through offshore IP and supply chain planning
• Lead and executed over $2 billion in tax optimized corporate development transactions
• Built a high caliber team and improved operational excellence
• Successfully negotiated favorable IRS, state and foreign tax settlements
• Successfully resolved transfer pricing and permanent establishment issues
• Actively pursue tax and financial incentives through discussions with authorities around the world, including Brazil, China, Israel, Japan and Malaysia
Hewllett Packard
Palo Alto 94306
Vice President US Tax
1999 - 2009
CB Richard Ellis
International Tax Director
1998 - 1999
Atlantic Richfield
Tax Analyst
1996 - 1998
Deloitte
Tax Manager
1989 - 1996

Education

MBA, International Finance 1996
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California, United States
BA, Business Administration 1983
California State University Los Angeles

Professional Certifications

Certified Public Accountant(CPA)
Inactive
1990

Associations and Societies

  • San Jose State University (Advisory Board Member, Master of Tax Program)
  • Semiconductor Industry Association (Former Alternate Board Member)
  • Tax Executive Institute (Former President, Asia Chapter)

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