Bio: Mr. John Chen



My background in mathematics and education gives me a unique perspective on the financial and hospitality industries, allowing me to approach problems with a creative and analytical mindset. My experience in leadership, coaching, and advising has also given me the ability to effectively manage teams and build strong relationships.
Since 2008, I expanded a family-run hotel from operating just one hotel to five hotels
and multiple restaurants. In 2015, the company successfully venture into retail industry by opening the first outdoor outlet shopping mall in Taiwan. It was part of my strategy to increase income and diversify risks. Starting 2023, I have initiated a structural change within to ensure DEIB in the workplace.
CEO, Gloria Hotel Group; Taipei, Taiwan — 2008-Present
Overlook daily businesses and create long term strategies for the company.
Associate, Deutsche Bank; Taipei, Taiwan — 2004-2008
Worked with institutional clients by providing financial derivatives products across all
asset classes for their investment and hedging needs.
Teacher, St. Mark’s School; Southborough, MA — 2003-2004
Taught Algebra II and Geometry. Lived in a dorm as a dorm parent. Coached soccer in the Fall, basketball in the Winter and softball in the Spring.
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA — Mathematics, 2003
St. Paul’s School, Concord, NH — 1996-1999
Fay School, Southborough, MA — 1995-1996
Taipei American School, Taipei — 1993-1995