James Yuan Chao is a businessperson who has been at the head of 5 different companies.
He holds the position of Chairman at Driptech, Inc., Chairman of Westlake Chemical Partners LP, Chairman at Westlake Chemical Partners GP LLC and Chairman at Westlake Chemical Corp.
He is also on the board of Baylor College of Medicine, Knowledge is Power Program Organization, KIPP Houston Public Schools and Westlake Chemical OpCo GP LLC.
In his past career Mr. Chao held the position of Principal at Mattel, Inc., Executive Chairman of Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Bhd., Principal at Chevron U.S.A., Inc. and Managing Director at Vinnolit GmbH & Co. KG.
He received an undergraduate degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Columbia University.