Dr. Stephen S. Tang is a highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning chief executive officer, entrepreneur, and civic leader dedicated to the growth of innovation and entrepreneurship throughout the world. For over thirty years, he has served as chairman or chief executive officer for public corporations in life science and energy technology, leading nonprofits, and key government advisory boards. He knows the journey from outsider to insider as the son of Chinese immigrants to the United States. Through that journey, Steve has been proclaimed a “Renaissance Man” for his many passions and achievements. Dr. Tang was the chief executive officer of OraSure Technologies, Inc. from 2018 to 2022. In the face of the coronavirus crisis, Steve's focus on cultivating a compassionate workplace allowed his team to both stay safe and achieve tremendous success, resulting in impressive growth for the company. He is the author of A Test for Our Time: Crisis Leadership in the Next Normal, his memoir about that experience. Prior to that, he was chief executive officer of the University City Science Center from 2008 to 2018, during which the Science Center began its historic expansion of place-making and programs to catalyze innovation, entrepreneurship, inclusive workforce development.
Find out more about Dr. Stephen S. Tang at www.tang.ceo.