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Barry Lam
Born 1949
Shanghai, China
Residence Taipei, Taiwan
Nationality Republic of China
Occupation Businessman
Known for Chairman, Quanta Computer
Net worth $4.0 billion (January 2015)[1]
Children 2

The personal computer can be a virtual device.
When companies minimize their costs, they can spend more on R & D and marketing. It's just very logical.
Barry Lam
The chef can be very innovative, but the decision is made by the customer.
Taiwan must find its own way. We have been emphasizing too much the manufacturing business. We have to become more high-tech, more innovative, and provide more value. We can't always insist on the value of low-cost production. We have to invest more in R&D to get high-value business.
Barry Lam
High tech is for a short time. But art is forever. People still admire a Picasso or a Van Gogh. But they don't admire the steam locomotive anymore.
Barry Lam
Once companies begin to outsource, they never go back.
I like to see people enjoy using my product. This is the mission of an engineer.
Barry Lam
I love my country so much.
I'm still a small shrimp, not a dragon.
We care about margins.
The market is so competitive. There are so many products that are similar. So we are forced to invest in innovative research in new products that are one or two years ahead of the market.
Barry Lam
Taiwan has been so well developed economically. But we are underdeveloped culturally.
Barry Lam
The next revolution, the next trend is to be an intelligence-intensive company. That has more value to society than a labor-intensive company.
Barry Lam
The laptop computer is a workhorse. The tablet is just a display.