Alan Wong is Director of Business Development and External Relations for the College of Professional and Global Education at San Jose State University. He also leads the Silicon Valley Center for Global Studies.

Alan was previously Director of Development for SJSU Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering at San Jose State University and for UCSC Jack Baskin School of Engineering. He first returned to academia as a STEM career adviser at UCSC.

Alan was a technologist and group manager at Intel Corporation. He led a metrology R&D program on silicon processing. He represented Intel to the Advanced Metrology Advisory Group of International SEMATECH, a semiconductor industry consortium. He holds nine U.S. patents, in the area of overlay and critical dimension metrology.

Alan served as the President of the Corporate Asian American Employee Network (CAAEN). CAAEN is a collaborative network of Asian American employee groups from the private, public, and educational sectors in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area community.

Alan was leading the Intel’s Asian employee group, Asian Cultural Integration, founded in 1984. Under Wong’s leadership, the group expanded into other Intel sites in Arizona, Massachusetts, New Mexico, and Oregon, and became a founding member organization to CAAEN.

During graduate school, he was elected the vice chairman for the University of California student Association, the systemwide student government. He testified twice at the State Senate, in Rules Committee and in Revenue and Taxation Committee.

Alan received his Ph.D. in Physics from University of California at Davis.