Vice Chairman and Senior Client Partner, Global Technology Market, Asia Pacific
Mr. Cheng has over two decades of global experience in the search profession, with a strong focus in Greater China and Southeast Asia markets. Throughout his career, he has worked closely with C-suite executives while leading engagements for multinational corporations and Asian conglomerates. His specialty areas cover industry segments ranging from semiconductors, consumer electronics, telecommunications and information technology to professional services, hardware and software products.
Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Cheng spent over 10 years with Heidrick & Struggles in various leadership roles, including the Managing Partner of Singapore and Taiwan, as well as the Practice Managing Partner of Asia Pacific.
During his tenure there, he also helped develop the company’s emerging markets in Asia Pacific and led the growth of the higher education sector in Asia.
Prior to that, Mr. Cheng led the Asia Pacific Technology Practices of Russell Reynolds Associates based in Singapore. His earlier career was with a number of well-known technology companies, including Mentor Graphics Corporation where he was General Manager for Hong Kong and China. He also worked with Computervision Corporation in North Asia, based in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Taiwan, holding country manager and regional sales and marketing leadership positions in the semiconductor equipment and software divisions.
Mr. Cheng is a graduate of McMaster University, Canada and he was also a Non-Executive Director of AEM Holdings, a private equity held semiconductor company listed in the Singapore Stock Exchange.
Contact Daniel Cheng
Phone: +86 10 5816 3119
41/F, Fortune Financial Center
5 Dong San Huan Central Road, Chaoyang District