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Alfred S. Chuang (simplified Chinese: 庄思浩; traditional Chinese: 莊思浩) is an American business technology executive. He is currently the CEO and founder of Magnet Systems, Inc.[1]

Alfred Chuang
Native name
Alfred Sze Ho Chuang

ResidenceSilicon Valley, California, United States
NationalityChinese American
Alma materUniversity of San Francisco
UC Davis
OccupationCEO of Magnet Systems, Inc.
Known forCo-founder of BEA Logic

Chuang was part of the original Executive for BEA Systems founded by Bill Coleman, he later served as chairman, CEO and president of BEA Systems[2] until it was purchased by Oracle in April 2008.[3] Prior to founding BEA, Chuang worked at Sun Microsystems.

Chuang received a B.S. in computer science from the University of San Francisco and a master's degree in computer science with specialization in distributed data management from the University of California, Davis. His graduate thesis, "Table-Tabular Data Objects and their Use in Table Editing", remains one of California State Library's most frequently used reference materials on relational database development.[4]

Chuang is an alumnus of Wah Yan College, Hong Kong.

Since 2008, Chuang has been the founder and CEO of a Mobile App Server startup called Magnet Systems, Inc.[5] On April 27, 2011 Magnet Systems, Inc. received $12.6 million of financing in their Series A round from investment firm Andreessen Horowitz.[6] In August 2012 Magnet received an extra $47 million in Series B funding from HTC and Andreessen Horowitz.[7]


  1. ^ "Company | Magnet Systems". Magnet. Retrieved 2018-09-08.
  2. ^ Management, BEA Systems. Retrieved on 2006-08-03.
  3. ^ Oracle Completes Acquisition of BEA Systems
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  5. ^ [2], LinkedIn. Retrieved on 2011-04-27
  6. ^ [3], WSJ. Retrieved 2011-04-27
  7. ^ Money Magnet: Enterprise app platform that got $35.4M from HTC actually closed $47M in funding