History, Vision, and Values

Our Story

Trend Micro was co-founded by Steve Chang, Jenny Chang, and Eva Chen in 1988 to develop antivirus software, but they didn’t stop there. Over the last 30 years, we've become a market leader in hybrid cloud, network, and endpoint security.

IT infrastructure continues to change, user behavior becomes riskier, and threats evolve. We continuously innovate to stay ahead of bad actors. Our founders have set the tone, the culture, and our road to innovation, building a strong team of passionate people who work together to make the world safe for exchanging digital information, today, and in the future.

What we believe

With core values of innovation, integrity, and making the world a better place, we have grown into the strong, global company we are today with more than $1.7 billion in revenue and over 7,000 employees. But we've remained nimble – leading the market with innovative approaches to securing an ever-evolving IT and threat landscape.


The pulse of Trend

We are more than just the best technology. Our founders have fostered a culture built with people who live and breathe threat intelligence. We are the threat defense experts. It’s in our DNA to understand the psychological motivation behind attacks, and our collaboration with the FBI and other law enforcement agencies around the world has led to stopping global threats and taking down attackers.

We are real people who care about protecting your digital world. But we also help the world in other ways. Our caring and socially responsible team participates in:

Pulse of Trend Micro

Life at Trend

To be a Trender means to care about the world and have the passion to want to make it a safer, better place. And by hiring employees with this vision, we have achieved outstanding results. 9 of the top 10 Fortune Global 500 companies trust Trend Micro, with over 500,000 businesses using our software across 250 million endpoints – all contributing to our Smart Protection Network. And it doesn’t stop there. Just like we anticipated and prepared for the movement to the cloud, we will continue to anticipate shifts in the landscape to help you take on any new challenge safely.

Life at Trend