Introduction

CHIME

The name of the organization is CHInese Microsoft Employees, hereafter referred to as CHIME.

CHIME was founded in early 1990s by a group of Chinese employees of Microsoft Corporation. It is endorsed by Microsoft Human Resources as one of the official Employee Network (EN) groups under Asian Employee Resource Group (ERG), with designated executive sponsors, and an elected board with a Chairman.  Its membership is voluntary and open to all employees of Microsoft worldwide. Nowadays, CHIME has close to 4000 members and is one of the largest professional Chinese community across Unites States.

微软华人协会 (Chinese Microsoft Employees),简称微软华协 (CHIME),是微软公司亚洲人力资源委员会(Asian ERG,简称微软亚洲总会)下辖一个地区级多元化团体,成员包括公司在全球各地的华人员工,也包括对中华文化和中国发展有强烈兴趣的其他背景的员工。微软华协现有成员将近4000名,是微软公司最大最活跃的地区级多元化团体,也是美国西海岸最大的华人华侨团体之一。

微软华人协会设有理事会和顾问委员会。理事会设在美国西雅图微软总部,负责规划、组织、管理和协调协会的日常事务和各类活动。理事会共有理事13人,现任主席是 Jackson Hong,副主席是Andy Ran 以及 Luke Zhang。顾问委员会负责对协会工作给予建议和各方面的资源支持,成员包括微软全球资深副总裁兼大中华区CEO贺乐赋(Ralph Haupter)先生,微软全球副总裁沈向洋(Harry Shum)博士,微软全球副总裁古卓伦(David Ku)博士,和微软全球副总裁潘正磊(Julia Liuson)女士等。