Bio: Mr. Carl Wegner
Carl Wegner went to Lawrenceville, a top preparatory high school in the USA, before attending Georgetown University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Chinese and a double major in Chinese History and Asian Studies. He later completed an Executive Management program at INSEAD in France. The Georgetown experience included a year in Taiwan at National Taiwan Normal University in 1983, his first opportunity to live in Taiwan. Since then, he has lived and worked in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. He and his wife Ann have two alumni children, Carl Jr. '16 and Jessica '18, both of whom attended TAS since kindergarten.
He has worked for banks as well as in the software industry: Bank of Boston, Standard Chartered Bank, TradeCard, and as Managing Director for Transaction Banking for Greater China for Deutsche Bank. He was also formerly the Chief Representative of a technology firm, TradeCard (now GTNexus) in China and set up their sales and operations teams in Asia starting in 2000. Carl is currently working as Managing Director, Head of Asia at R3. In these roles and with his fluency in Chinese, he has dealt with stakeholders from local and international backgrounds to bring together differing viewpoints to successful results.
Carl has extensive board experience as he was on the TAS Board of Directors from 2014-2017 and is now returning to service as an Appointed Director. Additionally, Carl has been a governor of the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei as well as treasurer, a TYPA steering committee member, and a board member of Orbis Taiwan.