|Who is it?||Chairman and CEO, Garmin Corporation|
|Birth Place||Leawood, Kansas, United States|
|Age||71 YEARS OLD|
|Residence||Leawood, Kansas, U.S. 15 Central Park West, Manhattan, New York City, U.S.|
|Alma mater||National Taiwan University (BS) University of Tennessee (MS; PhD)|
|Occupation||Co-founder of Garmin|
|Known for||co-founder of the Garmin GPS company|
|Children||2, including Jen Kao|
In 2005, Kao gave $17.5 million to the College of Engineering of the University of Tennessee, $12.5 million of which was designated for the construction of a new facility. In May 2007, groundbreaking ceremonies were conducted for the new Min Kao Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building. The building was dedicated in March 2012.
In 2015, Kao donates $1 million to the Kansas State University College of Engineering for building four labs.