Alumni shares his journey to a UT ECE degree and successful career path

Wednesday, November 02, 2011
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Free and open to the public

T.J. Chung came to campus to talk to students about getting his ECE degree from UT and his career path. On Wednesday, November 2, he had pizza with a group of 25 - 30 students and then on Thursday, November 3, he talked to ECE student leaders. Betty Hewell sat in on the Thursday meeting with students and was able to catch up with T.J. Wendy Anderson picked him up at his hotel on Thursday and escorted him to campus, including a tour of ENS, the ECE building.


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T. J. Chung

T. J. Chung

Navman Wireless

TJ Chung assumed the position of chief executive officer of Navman Wireless Holdings in July 2007. Chung also serves on the board of Navman Wireless Holdings. Prior to becoming Navman Wireless CEO, Chung served as President of the New Technologies Group of Brunswick Corporation from 2002 to 2007. The New Technologies Group delivers electronics and software products and services to multiple vertical markets. Chung was elected Corporate Vice President at Brunswick in 2000. He was a Vice President and member of the executive management team of Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, from 1997 to 2000. Before joining Brunswick, Chung served as director of international sales and marketing for Emerson Electric Company's industrial motors division. Prior to that, Chung was a software and systems engineer at Alcatel. Chung has 20 years of executive, global management and technology development experience in electronics and industrial markets. He holds an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, an M.S. in computer science from North Carolina State University and a B.S. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Chung currently serves on the board of directors at Littelfuse (NASDAQ: LFUS).