Alfred Chuang

Founder and CEO, Magnet Systems

Alfred Chuang is the founder and CEO of Magnet Systems Inc. (, a next-generation enterprise software company. Powered by a cloud-based modern technology platform, Magnet's social business software offerings are focused on providing users a natural and intelligent experience.

Magnet's first application, Sales WIN (Workplace Interaction Network), is designed to help sales professionals win more deals, faster. Sales WIN tracks, organizes, and prioritizes sales activities during team and client interactions and collaboration.

Alfred was a founder of BEA Systems Inc., the acknowledged industry-leading provider of enterprise infrastructure middleware products. During his tenure there, he managed just about every aspect of the company before becoming CEO in 2001. Alfred also became BEA's chairman of the board, a position in which he remained until the company was sold to Oracle in 2008 for $8.5 billion.

Prior to BEA, Alfred also worked at Sun Microsystems Inc., where he held management positions in software product development, systems architecture, and operations management for over nine years.

Alfred's notable awards include C/F Silicon Valley Philanthropist of the Year and SD Forum Visionary Award (2003), CIO Magazine 20/20 Vision Award Honoree and Community Star from Asian Americans for Community Involvement (2002), eChina Forum Silicon Valley Award Honoree (2001), and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist (1998).

Alfred received a BS in Computer Science from the University of San Francisco and a master's degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Davis.

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Alfred Chuang, Former BEA Systems CEO and Sun Microsystems Executive, Joins H...
Posted on 12 Dec 2017 at 12:00am

BEA Systems Founder Attracts $13M For Start-Up Magnet Systems
Posted on 27 Apr 2011 at 9:34am

Magnet Systems, backed by Horowitz and HTC, raises $47M
Posted on 28 Aug 2012 at 11:22pm

Magnet Systems Lands $12.6 Million Round From Andreessen Horowitz
Posted on 27 Apr 2011 at 6:29am

Magnet Systems Launches Open Source Messaging Solution to Empower Mobile Deve...
Posted on 17 May 2015 at 5:00pm

HTC buying 17% Magnet Systems stake for $35.4 mln
Posted on 20 Aug 2012 at 4:42am

Magnet Systems snags $12.6M from Andreessen Horowitz as social enterprise booms
Posted on 27 Apr 2011 at 6:39pm

Magnet CEO Chuang: application development is playing catch up
Posted on 22 Oct 2015 at 4:55pm

Magnet Announces Open Mobile Architecture for Enterprise Mobile Application D...
Posted on 17 Sep 2015 at 8:02am

Enterprise Social Software Start-Up Magnet Systems(TM) Selected as FiRe 2011 ...
Posted on 12 May 2011 at 4:36pm

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