SRS Labs’ Chairman, CEO and President to Be Honored with Life Time Achievement Award at TechAmerica’s 19th Annual OC Innovations Awards
SANTA ANA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SRS Labs (NASDAQ:SRSL), the industry leader in surround sound, audio enhancement, and voice post-processing technologies, announced today that the TechAmerica foundation has selected Thomas C.K. Yuen to be the recipient of this years Orange County Innovations - Life Time Achievement Award for his extraordinary contributions to the high-technology industry. The ceremony for Mr. Yuens award will take place at the 19th Annual OC High-Tech Innovations Awards dinner in Costa Mesa, California.
Yuen took helm of SRS Labs (SRSL) as President and CEO in 1994, one year after the companys founding and has served the company in this capacity since then. Regarded by his peers as a visionary entrepreneur, Yuen has been the driving force behind many of SRS Labs achievements, including some of its key technology designs and patents, and continues to maintain razor-sharp focus on all aspects of the companys operations.
Prior to SRS Labs, Mr. Yuen co-founded AST Research, a multi-billion dollar, multi-national personal computer manufacturer in 1980, where he served as ASTs Co-Chairman and Chief Operating Officer. Under his leadership, AST became a Fortune 500 company in 1991 and its stock was named the Best Performing NASDAQ Stock for that year. Mr. Yuen left AST in 1992 to explore new ventures within the rapidly flourishing high-tech culture of Orange County, CA.
TechAmerica will be presenting this award on June 14th, at the 2012 OC High-Tech Innovations Awards ceremony and dinner taking place at the Hilton hotel in Costa Mesa, CA. This prestigious event is held each year to celebrate the accomplishments made by individuals and businesses in Orange Countys robust high-tech community.
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