About the Donor
Stanley Wang is the founder, president and CEO of Pantronix Corporation, a high technology company in Silicon Valley. Established in 1974, the company serves the medical, aerospace, semiconductor, defense, energy and telecommunication industries.
Since 1989, Stanley has founded two factories in the Philippines and another in KunShan, China specializing in volume technology services for the medical, computer, fiber optic, photonic and telecommunication fields.
Stanley has been involved in the founding and management of numerous organizations including Monte Jade Science and Technology Association, CIE, CASPA and AAMA. Monte Jade supports the exchange of technology, information and investment between Asia and the United States. Stanley is also a member of the prestigious Committee of 100 whose membership includes Yo Yo Ma and I.M. Pei.
Education is a top priority for Stanley. In 1994, he was appointed by then Gov. Pete Wilson to the California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees. During his tenure, Stanley established the Wang Family Excellence Award recognizing outstanding faculty and administrators at the CSU. He has also created a fund forging academic links for student and faculty overseas study between the CSU and universities in Taiwan and China. In 2008, Stanley established the Wang Family Professorship in the College of Business and Economics at CSU East Bay. He also created a program for government officials from China to attend the CSU and take courses in public administration. Temple University’s Fox School of Business is home to the Stanley Wang MBA Center named in his honor in 2009.
Stanley is the recipient of numerous awards including the Lifetime Achievement Award from Global Monte Jade Technology Association, CSU Trustee of the Year from the California State Student Association, and the Community Service Award from the International Leadership Foundation.
In 2008, Stanley supported the creation of the Asia Business Center Leadership Scholars Program at UC Berkeley, an executive training program for academic, business and government leaders from Asia. Stanley is also involved in business/economics programs at the Stanford Center for International Development.
Stanley’s philanthropic involvement includes financing the building of schools and scholarship programs in rural areas of China; the creation of a Buddhist temple in San Jose, Ca.; the formation of a scholarship fund through Palpung Lungtok Choeling for financially challenged students entering a university; and numerous contributions to homeless and charity programs.
Stanley holds a bachelor’s degree in business/management from National Taiwan University, an MBA from Temple University, and an honorary doctorate from the California State University.