Women Who Inspire Us
Chang is the founding president of Vitria
Technology Inc., a leading provider of business-to-business
(B2B) Internet platforms.
to Vitria, Chang co-founded Teknekron Software Systems, now TIBCO
Software, developing the company's top product, the digital trader
workstation. Prior to TIBCO, Chang served as a senior engineer at
Sun Microsystems, where she was a member of the original Network
File System (NFS) team. She was also a senior research scientist
at AT&T Bell Laboratories, where she developed and patented the
first reliable multicast protocol for efficient, scalable information
distribution across communication networks.
Forbes magazine called her "a woman of substance." Also in 1998,
Red Herring magazine highlighted Chang as one of their top 10 entrepreneurs
of the year and named Vitria one of the top 50 private technology
companies (the company has since gone public). A frequent speaker
at industry and business events, Chang spoke at the 1999 PC Forum
and was invited by the Smithsonian Institution to serve as a judge
for the 1999 Computerworld Smithsonian Awards Program.