A Professor and CEO True Story
Richard T. Cheng, author
In the darkness of night, he escaped the Japanese invasion of Nanjing and this was the first move of the following numerous moves. He had suffered a lot and yet having a lot of fun in the rural China until the war with Japan was ended. He returned to the ruins of his old home in Nanjing and lived there for nearly two years of peace time. When communists took over the mainland, he moved to Taiwan where he graduated from college and married. During his time in Taiwan, he ventured into many things that almost took his life. He then decided to go to the U.S.A. For graduate studies. On the ship to U.S.A. the ship was hit by a typhoon. They lost in the high seas for days. He went to a college in Wisconsin where he met many nice people and later decided to stay in the U.S.A. Upon obtaining advanced degree in Wisconsin, he started his Teaching career. He then obtained his doctorate degree and was engaged in many universities to establish Computer Science programs. When he was appointed the eminent professorship. He started to think becoming a businessman. There are lot stories about sweat and tears in building a business. He led the small company to win the USIA contract and continue to win contract with Navy, Pentagon, and Education Department. In one unusual opportunity, he led the company to win the IRS contract, which was $240 million for the life of the contract. He had won all sorts of award. The most important was given by President Bush in the White House.