Congratulation! Charlie W. Chen received the “Citizen of the Year” award by Richardson Chamber of Co
Charlie Chen, CEO of ICT service provider DFW Technology and Chairman of international business incubator DFW Innovation Center, is awarded the 2019 Citizen of the Year. Charlie came to the United States 40 years ago to pursue the American dream and has spent the last 30 years focused on entrepreneurial endeavors in Richardson. “I never dreamed of this type of recognition.” he said when he received the award at the Chamber’s annual meeting on 02/21/2020, with previous President George W. Bush as the guest speaker.
Charlie has served 15 years in Chamber at board level and became its first Asian American chairman in 2015. His works in instituting the Mayor's Office of International Business, being its first ambassador and pushing for the 1,200 acres development of the Richardson Innovation Quarter (Richardson IQ) are shaping the future of Richardson.