Dr. Kung co-founded Pine Photonics in 2000 and served as President/ CEO until merge with Opnext. He has then served as Sr. VP of Opnext Inc until 2005. Currently, he is a partner of Acorn Campus Ventures and Chairman of Luxnet Corporation. His previous experience included co-founder/VP manufacturing of SDL Inc. from 1983 to 1997. He also serves on the boards of several optoelectronics companies.
Dr. Kung was former chairman of Monte Jade (West coast) in 2004. In recent years, he has devoted to promote Chinese-American participation in main stream community. He was a former board member of Fremont Union High School District Board. In his tenure, he has made significant contribution to promote multi-culture climate in high schools. In addition, he also involved in many other community programs and foundations. Currently, he serves on United Way Silicon Valley Board, and American Leadership Forum Silicon Valley board.
Dr. Kung holds BSEE from National Cheng Kung University, PhD EE from University of California at Berkeley, and MBA from Santa Clara University. In 1997, he was awarded Distinguished Alumni Award from Northern American National Cheng Kung University Alumni Association. In March 2001, he has received a Partnering for Education award from The National Council of Negro Women, Northern California Sections. In December, 2001, Margaret and Hsing have received "Venture Culturists" award from DeAnza College. In 2002, he received "Asian American Hero 2002" award from County of Santa Clara. In April 2004, he received "Community Star Award" from Asian Americans for Community Involvement, and "Helen Tao Activist of Year" Award from Silicon Valley APA Democratic Club.