Eric Yao (born 1950 in Taipei, Taiwan), an well-known thinker, designer, writer, speaker, and leader of creative industry. He is also project management consultant for many large scale architectural projects. With decades of expertise, he dedicates himself in four professional areas, including design, media and press, public services, and academic services.
He is now the founder and the Chief of dX Group (dX Creative House, dX Media Limited and Eric Yao Creative Consultants Ltd). He also serves as the board member of Public Television Service Taiwan and Taishin Charity Foundation, and the independent director of The Eslite Spectrum Corporation.
Eric Yao is the author of two books, "Yao's Creative talks", "Road Always Waiting for You Under the Star". He is also a columnist for Global Views Monthly magazine and a blogger for the website named “Apple + Snack” (http://www.apple-snake.com/) (ideas interacting between him and Demos Chiang) and Eric’s Facebook.
Eric Yao has been professor and chair professor at the Department of Architecture, Tunghai University and chair professor at Taipei National University of the Arts. Video recordings of all his lecturers and speeches were collected in www.dxmonline.com. He was nominated as Distinguished Achievement Alumni from Tunghai University and Taipei Municipal Chien Kuo Senior High School. In 2012, the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society of the R.O.C. honored him with an Award for Distinguished Achievement.