Sung Van

Sung-Van-bw.jpgSung is the Principal, Creative Director & Chief Strategist at Latitude Agency. He has over 20 years experience providing strategy, creative and design services to public and private sector organizations in British Columbia. He is known for his ability to understand the often complex, inner workings of his client’s organizations and for his excellent client relations. He graduated from the University of Victoria with a degree in Fine Arts in 1984, and from BCIT with a Diploma in Marketing Management in 1994. He is a member of the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada, Canada/Korea Business Association and the Vancouver Board of Trade. Sung has served on the Board at Vancouver Community College.

Philip Cho

Philip_Cho.jpgPhilip Cho is a Process Engineer and has more than nine years of experience in engineering consulting.  His most recent project experience includes being in Mongolia for 2.5 years for the design, construction, and commissioning of a multi-billion dollar project. Philip graduated as a Chemical Engineer from the University of Toronto in 2005.

Outside of work, Philip loves being outdoors and is actively involved in activities like hiking, camping, kayaking, scuba diving, and playing lots of beach volleyball in the summer.

Eric Byun

EricByun.jpgEric grew up in Greater Vancouver, and always had a passion for building and creating things. He entered the Engineering Physics program at UBC, and specialized in mechanical design. After graduating in 2005, he landed a job with a 3D laser measurement company, and found himself working on vision solutions for a wide variety of industries; including, solar power, automotive manufacturing, & cell phone manufacturing. 

Lindsay Smith

lindsay_smith.jpgLindsay has dedicated her career to leveraging digital in advertising, as well as, building software platforms that will advance how people connect and communicate with each other. As the founder and CEO of Massive Media, she works with businesses big and small to help them adapt and grow, in what she likes to call - The Digital Wave. Over the last 15 years, Lindsay has co-founded several online start-ups including and has become a go-to digital expert for news stations across Canada. Lindsay has worked with several of Canada’s leading brands including Samsung, Microsoft, Best Buy, and Rogers Communications. She is also the Host and Executive Producer of GetConnected TV, a North American digital lifestyle brand that reaches over one million people every month through their nationally syndicated television show and online web series. Recently, Lindsay re-joined the board of BCAMA in the position of President Elect.

Anne Kim

anne_kim.JPGAnne is a manager in the International Tax Services group at PwC. She is a CPA, CA, specializing in tax planning and structuring for businesses operating internationally. She holds a BCom from University of British Columbia.

When Anne is not working, she is travelling and experiencing new cultures. Her latest adventure includes a successful summit to the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Alvin Lau

alvin_lau.jpgAlvin is the pharmacy manager at the London Drugs located at White Rock. He graduated from UBC Pharmacy in 2010 and first worked as a relief pharmacist throughout the many stores. In 2011, he took the management position at the Duncan store on Vancouver Island and after two years, moved over to Mission in Fraser Valley. After another year, he assumed his current position starting in the fall of 2014. Aside from his pharmacist role, he is responsible for keeping the pharmacy running well and seeking opportunities to expand their services.
Outside of work, he enjoys travelling, basketball and golf.

Josh Kim

josh_kim.jpgJosh Kim is a pharmacy manager at London Drugs in Coquitlam branch. Since graduated from UBC in 2002, he has experienced a various clinical roles as a pharmacist such as certified diabetes educator and anticoagulation pharmacy service provider. Outside of the full time career, he has been very active in entrepreneurial activities through an international trade and consulting company with a friend, a private music institution for his wife and a few teachers, and many other involvements in business projects. He is currently enrolled in part time MBA program at SFU.

Josh truly values the importance of human networking and has served a number of roles within local and global non-profit organizations and community groups. Some of his recent or current involvements include HYPE (Hanin Young Professionals & Entrepreneurs), nCBMC (next generation Connecting Business & Marketplace to Christ) and OKTA (Overseas Korean Traders' Associations) Western Canada chapter.

Sandra Suh

sandra_suh.jpgFourteen years under the same Deloitte umbrella but no time to get bored. Continuously initiated changes to new service line, new marketplace, and new leadership roles within the firm. In her current day-to-day, Sandra provides mergers and acquisition services and valuation services to her clients.
Born in Seoul and raised in Montreal, Sandra called all of Montreal, Toronto, Seoul and now Vancouver home in the last 10 years.
Graduate of McGill University, Chartered Professional Accountant by training, Sandra also holds the Chartered Business Valuator and the CPA (Illinois) certifications.

Grace Choi

grace_choi.pngGrace Choi is a senior lawyer with over 20 years experience, specializing in BC family law. She was born in Seoul and raised in Metro Vancouver. While she is the first Korean Canadian lawyer in BC to be awarded the Queen’s Counsel designation by the Attorney General for excellence in the practice of law, she expects other Korean lawyers to receive the honour in the future. Grace presented to the BC Court of Appeal through the National Judicial Institute on family law issues and has presented annually for many years to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC, as well as other legal organizations.

Kevin Kwok

kevin_kwok.pngKevin Kwok is a Systems Analyst at Cynerix and Senior Support at DHX Media. Cynerix is a consulting firm that specializes in designing and building centralized network systems for small to medium-sized businesses. DHX Media is a creator, producer, marketer and broadcaster of children’s animation such as My Little Pony and Transformers: Rescue Bots.

Kevin’s broad experience in IT has given him the opportunity to work for SK Telecom, a large telecommunications firm in Seoul, to streamline IT support operations and tie multiple systems together for better communications and increased security. When he is not looking at code, Kevin’s interest is in food nutrition with a focus on urban agricultural systems. His passion for technology and agricultural farming has led him to work with a research and development firm in China that tests urban and sustainable agricultural products.

Senator Yonah Martin

yonah_martin.jpgSenator Yonah Martin is a Senator of British Columbia who was appointed by The Right Honourable Stephen Harper in January 2009. She is the first Canadian of Korean descent to serve in the Senate of Canada and the first Korean-Canadian Parliamentarian in Canadian history. Currently, she holds the position of Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate.

Born in Seoul, Korea, Senator Martin immigrated to Canada in 1972 and has lived in Vancouver, BC ever since. Graduate of the University of British Columbia in 1987, she spent 21 years as an educator; and earned a Master's of Education in 1996. With the desire to “bridge communities,” she co-founded the C3 Society in 2003, and currently serves as Honorary Patron. Since her appointment, she has become a champion of the Veterans of the Korean War. Her Bill (Korean War Veterans Day Act) which received Royal Assent in June 2013 enacts July 27th annually as a day of remembrance for all those who served in the Korean War.

Edward Park

edward_park.pngEdward Park was born in Korea and raised in Ontario, Canada. He studied social work and health administration at UBC, Vancouver, and joined Canadian Forces shortly after. Currently, Edward is a Manager of Client Relations and Risk Management at Vancouver Coastal Health. Edward is responsible and accountable for providing leadership in the management of clinical and operational risk concerning patient care quality complaints and statutory compliance. 

Esther Jeon

esther_jeon.jpgEsther Jeon is a pharmacist and a lawyer whose career path has had a unique and interesting mix of both professions. She went to UBC for her undergraduate studies in pharmacy and worked as a pharmacist and a consultant for Pharmasave head office. She then went to Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto where she began her legal career in the area of pharmaceutical litigation.

Five years ago, Esther moved back home to Vancouver and practised at a regional law firm, following which she transitioned into her current role at the College of Pharmacists where she enjoys utilizing both her pharmacy and law degrees to regulate pharmacy practice in the province. In her off-time, Esther is often found outdoors enjoying sports and recreational activities.

Charles Chun

charles_chun.JPGCharles Chun was born and raised in Vancouver, BC. He obtained his Bachelor of Science at the University of British Columbia. After working in the Food Industry for several of years as a Quality Control Technician, he went on to becoming a Pharmacy Technician for UBC and VGH Hospitals. It was only after realizing his passion for real estate did he decide to become a licensed Realtor and pursue it full time.

Charles currently works as a Realtor for Rennie and Associates Realty, a sister company of Rennie Marketing Systems, who have represented over 80 developments and closed on billions of dollars in sales to date.

Yena Han

yena_han.jpgYena Han has been awarded and recognized numerous times as a National Top Performer in sales with a multi-billion dollar company, Philip Morris International. With her broad range of experience in the industry and her genuine charisma, she was able to close crucial deals with 7-Eleven, Loblaws, and Overwaitea in Canada. Currently, she works at JustSystems as a Channel Manager in preparation to launch a new product in the North American Market. She has perfected the Art of Selling. Let her show you how developing school curriculum, being a flight attendant, working at a TV station and more fall under the category of Sales! 

You will find her to be well- spoken in English, Korean and conversational Mandarin. She currently sits on the board of Konnect, and NUAC organizations and emcees and host events for the Chinese and Korean communities. You will also find her as an instructor, teaching Sales and Marketing courses at local community colleges in Vancouver.

Hanna Park

hanna_park.JPGHanna Park obtained a bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science from UBC, a diploma in Human Resources Management from BCIT, and has more than 7 years of experience in Human Resources. She is passionate about casting vision and aligning people and organizational cultures towards continuous improvement so that teams, programs and systems within the organization are developing long term Human Resources strategies that drive results through an engaged workforce.

Hanna is equally passionate about being a full-time mom and wife. Hanna's family fills her life with joy and inspires her to live with purpose and laughter.

James Lee

james_lee.jpgAs founding director and principal designer, James is the guiding force behind Graft Design Studio. His background in mechanical engineering and 6 years of professional design experience, including work as the lead Industrial Designer and Production Liaison for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games. This experience provides a firm foundation for the broad range of clients and projects ranging from start up consumer products to staging elements for high profile international sporting events.

Fanda Wu

fanda_wu.JPGFanda Wu practices family law at MacLean Law, Vancouver's premier family law, personal injury, and estate litigation boutique law firm. She has represented high net worth individuals in high conflict family law disputes at both the Provincial Court and Supreme Court of BC. Fanda is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Association, and the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, she studied in Shanghai, Hong Kong, the Netherlands and in Vancouver, and volunteered with the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada (ARCC), co-authoring an extensive study on the impact of health services legislation.

Henry Chung

henry_chung.JPGHenry Chung has 6 years of IT audit, risk consulting, SOC, project supervision service experience with KPMG. He currently serves in GVA ITA practice and takes director role of KPMG Korean Practice across Canada. 

Henry serves Korean clients for any of services including audit, tax, and advise to connect their needs with right resources within KPMG. He is an official Korea Desk appointed by Global Korean Practice in KPMG Seoul office and has deep network with KPMG US’s Korean Practice as well to support Korean clients’ business requirements in North America.

JungIn Park

jungin_park.pngJungIn graduated from school of Nursing at Trinity Western University in 2011, and has been working as a registered nurse at Fraserhealth authority since her graduation. She also worked with United Nations of Republic of Korea as an office assistant. JungIn was involved in student leadership at her university working with international and local students, and also volunteered in ministry that works with homeless people at Hastings. 

JungIn loves teaching nursing students, and takes preceptorship students most terms. She focuses on surgical nursing and is planning on going back to school to specialize in cardiac surgery. JungIn is passionate in Nursing and promoting health for our population.

Emily Sung

emily_sung.jpgDr. Emily Sung was born in Korea and immigrated to Vancouver at age 3. Emily was raised in North Vancouver and she graduated from Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC. After working part time as a pharmacist, Emily decided to pursue medicine and in 2009, she graduated from UBC Medical School, and completed Family Medicine Residency at McGill University, 2011.

Currently, Emily is a family physician in Coquitlam, B.C. She also takes part in group practice and sees a variety of patients from newborns to the very elderly. Emily is privileged to do what she does and is humbled by her patients and their experiences. Emily is honoured to return as a C3 Mentor this year and meet all of you!

Eric Kim

eric_kim.jpgEric Kim started his banking career with TD CanadaTrust in 2008 after completing Economics degree in UBC. Since joining the bank, Eric has held a number of progressive roles within retail banking; most recently as the Manager of Financial Services at the Vancouver TD Tower branch. Currently, he is a Branch Manager at the Ottawa street branch in Port Coquitlam.

Eric is a member of the Visible Minority committee within TD and helped organize the annual TD Korean Autumn Festival Dinner to promote Korean culture within TD. Eric is an avid traveller and a food adventurer.

Jan Jettel

jan_jettel.jpgJan Jettel, BA ’05, MBA ’12. Following his graduation from UBC, Jan worked in Seoul, South Korea, as a business journalist at The Korea Times and the German Chamber of Commerce. He then moved to Frankfurt, Germany to work as a management consultant at KPMG for three years, before returning to UBC in 2010 to get an MBA at the Sauder School of Business. He is currently a manager at a Chinese-Canadian mining equipment manufacturer in Vancouver, developing global business relationships.

Soyon Ahn

soyon_ahn.jpgSoyon Ahn is a neuroscientist whose research interests lie in understanding the role of the dopamine system in the healthy brain, and how dysfunction or degeneration of this system leads to psychiatric and neurological illness. Specifically, her goals are to identify and develop novel drug treatments for diseases of the dopamine system, such as Parkinson’s disease.

She is a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry at UBC, and a member of the Society for Neuroscience and the Canadian Association for Neuroscience. She holds a BSc from McGill University and obtained her PhD in Neuroscience at UBC.

Soyon joined C3’s Board of Directors in July 2013.

Debby Kim

debby_kim.jpegDebby Kim is an Assistive Technology consultant working at Special Education Technology BC (SET BC), a Ministry of Education Provincial Resource Program established to assist school districts in educating students whose access to the curriculum is restricted primarily due to the following disabilities:
- physical disabilities or chronic health impairments
- visual impairments
- dependent handicaps
- deafblindness
- autism spectrum disorders
- moderate to profound intellectual disabilities

Debby assists school districts in making the right decision about assistive technologies (reading, writing, and communication tools) where required to ensure students' access to educational programs, and in providing the necessary training for students and educators in the use of these technologies.

David Namkung

david_namkung.jpgDavid Namkung is a Partner and Recruitment Consultant with the Vancouver office of The Counsel Network, one of Canada’s leading legal recruitment firms. David works with hundreds of lawyers as their trusted career advisor and regularly assists numerous law firms in all aspects of their recruitment cycle. When David isn’t looking after the needs of his clients and candidates, he sits as a Board Member and is an active volunteer for Working Gear Clothing Society ( He is also a founding executive member of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (BC).

Prior to joining The Counsel Network, David was called to the bar following his articles with Fasken Martineau, a leading national firm. David attended the University of Victoria for both his B.Com and J.D. degrees.

Frank Jang

frank_jang.jpegFrank has been a police officer with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) for the past 11 years. He is currently a member of the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT), a specialized unit responsible for investigating homicides, high-risk missing persons and suspicious deaths in over 30 communities in the lower mainland of BC. Among his many roles as an IHIT investigator, Frank's favourite is digging through crime scenes much like in TV shows such as CSI: Miami.

When Frank isn't examining cadavers and chasing murderers, he is a graduate student pursuing Christian theological studies at Regent College in UBC, with an interest in exploring the integration of spirituality and work. Frank is passionate about policing and life, and is eager to meet the next batch of potential RCMP recruits, ready to lead and serve their communities. Prior to joining the RCMP, Frank received his BA in History from UBC.

Mike Lee

mike_lee.jpgMike Lee is a Stakeholder and Community Relations Coordinator for the Western & Pacific Region with the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC). He provides expertise in strategic communications, engagement and government relations representing Canada’s private home, auto and business insurers.

Previously, Mike worked for the Government of British Columbia serving as a political advisor to B.C.’s Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, Minister of State for Multiculturalism and to the Minister of Social Development. In addition, he has been active in politics at all levels having aided a number of campaigns as a campaign manager.

Mike was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, spent his childhood in Korea and was educated in Canada. He holds a BBA from SFU with a double major in Business (Concentration in Marketing) and Communications. He is currently a board member at C3 Society.

Donatta Ji

donatta_ji.jpgDonatta Ji is a 2008 graduate of the University of Western Ontario Dentistry and a 2004 graduate of McMaster University in Biology.

Donatta has been practising dentistry in private practice for over 6 years. After working as an associate dentist for 5 years, she started up her own practice, Viceroy Dental Clinic, in New Westminster, 2014.

Carmen Tham

carmen_tham.jpgCarmen Tham is an associate with the Clark Wilson LLP's Insurance and Infrastructure, Construction & Procurement Groups. Carmen’s practice focuses primarily on insurance, construction, professional negligence, product liability, occupier’s liability, motor vehicle accident and personal injury law. Carmen has particular expertise in defending consultants (architects, engineers, construction managers, project managers) in a variety of construction related claims.

She has represented clients in the British Columbia Supreme Court and the British Columbia Court of Appeal and in a number of mediations and trials.

Carmen graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science, with major in Biological Sciences. She then studied law at the University of British Columbia. Carmen also has her ARCT degree from the Royal Conservatory of Music in piano performance.

In her spare time, she enjoys travelling and working out at the Bar Method and at her gym as well as dance including ballet.

Michael Gallagher

michael_gallagher.jpgMichael specializes in supply of Core and Capital medical device products to non-Hospital and non-LTC Health Care Providers (HCPs) throughout British Columbia.

He transitioned Offshore (Investment) Banking and Global Business Development experience to field of personal passion. 

Michael has lived and worked in Vancouver, BC and Toronto, ON and is experienced in conducting business throughout North America/Asia-Pacific/Europe/Latin America/EMEA.

Tenzin Khangsar

tenzin_khangsar.jpegTenzin has a unique tri-sector profile of leadership in the corporate, government and non-profit sectors. He is founder of Snowlion Ventures - an executive advisory practice helping leaders worldwide to achieve holistic success as professionals, corporations and human beings. His notable work includes being senior-most political advisor to the Minister of Industry in reviewing foreign investments into Canada, to the President of the Treasury Board in reviewing spending, regulations, IT and human resources across the Government of Canada and to the Prime Minister and Minister of Immigration in developing and implementing strategic policy and communications plans for the government's engagement with multicultural communities. He had the honour of organizing four visits of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Canada. Tenzin also co-founded a software company that raised more than $12 M in venture capital, had 60 employees and secured world's leading TV and telecom companies as partners.

Jason Park

jason_park.JPGJason started his career as a P&C Underwriter by completing the industry-leading Underwriter Trainee Program at Zurich Insurance Company. His main roles include understanding and analyzing the perils pertaining to the risks, collaborating with claims, risk engineering, and actuarial colleagues to provide best solutions for the clients, and managing broker relations. 

He attended the C3 Leadership Conference as a mentee for two years and the quality of the mentorship and guidance that he had received fueled his appetite to strive for excellence. He proceeded to participate in the C3 Leadership Conference as a mentor for two subsequent years and will be returning in 2015 for this third year. He also currently serves as the Sponsorship Officer at C3.

Jason is a small business owner and wishes to share and provide guidance to like-minded individuals who are interested in small business ownership.

Sena Byun

sena_byun.jpgSena Byun is Senior Counsel in the Legal Services department of TELUS Corporation where she works with the Corporate Secretary and supports the Board of Directors. She regularly advises the directors on various legal matters, focussing in particular on corporate governance related issues, including continuous disclosure matters, independence and conflict of interest and other securities law matters. 

In 2013, Ms. Byun was recognized by Lexpert as a Rising Star- leading lawyer under 40. Ms. Byun has a B.A. in political science and international relations from UBC, an LL.B from UVIC and an LL.M. from University of Kyushu in Fukuoka, Japan. She was recognized as a Wesbrook scholar at UBC and was awarded the gold medal in political science.

Soon Kim

soon_kim.JPGSoon Kim is the Managing Partner for Soon Kim Inc. Chartered Accountant, a public accounting office, founded in 1997. He is also CEO of New gen Group of Companies (private companies in real estate development, property management, management consultation, established in 1997 Since 2000, New gen has completed over $200 million in real estate projects in BC. He is a leading expert in real estate development, income tax, SMEs and start-ups, as a lecturer (previously at BCIT) and at various forums. 

A long-standing business and community leader of the Korean Canadian community of BC and Canada, Soon has extensive experience and invaluable insights into the economic, cultural, and political idiosyncrasies of Asia, but particularly Korea. He is a graduate of UBC with a B.Comm (Marketing) and a Chartered Accountant since 1993.

Eric Seo

eric_seo.jpgEric attended SFU for two years of Physics after his dream to study architecture was once turned down; although the subject was interesting he could not see himself doing Physics for his life. So he made a turn and sought to pursue architecture again at BCIT. After completing a bachelor degree in Architectural Science, he has been working at Chris Dikeakos Architects for about 4 years, gaining experience and preparing to go to graduate school of architecture to become an architect.

Allison Kim

allison_kim.jpgAllison is an Associate Director of Finance with Faculty of Medicine at UBC. She has worked in various industry including post-secondary education, hotel management and manufacturing. Her 15 years’ experience includes strategic management, business process re-engineering, organization re-alignment and financial/management reporting. She holds Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Ryerson University and also a member of Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) of Canada. Born in Seoul, raised in Toronto and she has worked across Canada from Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and to Vancouver.

Yohan Lee

yohan_lee.jpgYohan Lee is an accredited Real Estate Appraiser at BC Assessment Authority, a provincial Crown corporation producing annual property assessments for all property owners in BC. He is responsible for overseeing the valuation of various IC&I properties including retail, office, warehouse, parking, hotel, institutional and special use properties. His work includes valuation of properties in the Olympic Village, Woodward’s Building, University Market Place at UBC, King Edward Village, Chinatown Plaza, Westin Grand Hotel, and Marriott Pinnacle Hotel. Since 2008, he has successfully defended assessed value in excess of $1.6 billion on properties in Vancouver.

Born in Korea and raised in Vancouver, he received the Bachelor of Business in Real Estate degree from the Sauder School of Business at UBC, specializing in real estate appraisal, assessment, development, and management. He currently holds the AACI, P.App, and LEED GA designations, as well as seven real estate-related certificates.

Phil Seo

phil_seo.jpgPhil brings 12 years of diverse management consulting experience from his involvement in over 50 projects across 8 industries. He is currently the manager of Vancity’s Business Transformation internal consulting team and previously worked in Deloitte Consulting’s Strategy & Operations division. He has experience working, studying and volunteering across 5 continents, including delivering a complex process redesign project for a major client in Iran, building a strategic business plan for a not for profit in Fiji, and teaching at risk elementary school students in Kenya. He won the Most Outstanding Male Student Award during his B.Com from Sauder as well as the Community Fellows Award during his MBA from Berkeley. Phil has mentored Sauder students through the Executive Mentor Program since graduating in 2003, and is excited to be volunteering for the C3 Leadership Conference for the first time this year.

Tai Cheng

tai_cheng.jpgTai Cheng is General Counsel for the Fulida Group, the largest viscose fibre textile manufacturer in China. In 2011, the Fulida Group acquired Neucel Specialty Cellulose Ltd. and its Port Alice dissolving pulp mill representing one of the largest resource acquisitions in British Columbia by a private Chinese company.

Previously, Tai practiced law at the Vancouver offices of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and the London offices of Linklaters LLP. Tai received his law degree and MBA from the University of Calgary and an LLM from Peking University. Tai is an active participant in the South Asian and Chinese community.

Chelsea Park

chelseaPark.JPGChelsea has joined Scotiabank in 2006 and held various service and sales roles progressively and currently holds a position of a Branch Manager at Mulberry Centre in Highgate Village in Burnaby. She is responsible for day to day operation and overall sales management of the branch with a particular focus on StartRight Program for newcommer to Canada. Chelsea holds a Bachelor of Arts from University of British Columbia. Chelsea has a long history of community service and has held various board positions over the past years. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for S.U.C.C.E.S.S and Vancouver Multicultural Society. Since 2011 Chelsea has been appointed as an advisor for National Unification Advisory Council Vancouver Chapter. She is also the chair for HYPE (Hanin Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs).

Andrew Preston

apreston.PNGAndrew is an Engineering Manager in the Firmware group at Teradici. He joined Teradici in 2006 to develop PCoIP firmware in C and build the PCoIP Management Console in C and PHP. He previously worked for PMC-Sierra from 2001 to 2004. He holds a B.Eng (Computer) from UVic and a M.A.Sc. (E.E.) from Carleton University. Andrew brings 14 years of experience in firmware and software development and management.

David Sim

David has been a criminal prosecutor with the Provincial Crown Counsel office in Vancouver, BC. for the past 15 years. Born in Vancouver, BC he received his BA from the University of Alberta in Political Science. Following a term in the KLA program at Yonsei University he returned to the University of Alberta, receiving his LLB from the Faculty of Law. A prosecutor, David conducts criminal prosecutions involving various offences of the Criminal Code of Canada.

Kevin Thien

kevin_thien.jpgKevin has over 25 years’ experience in human resources in the broader public sector, nonprofits and private firms. He has worked with large complex multi-union organizations such as Langara College, BC Ministry of Health, BC Ministry of Highways, BC Children’s Hospital and Federally with the Department of National Defence. He has served on various boards and committees, including BC HRMA and IHRIM. Kevin holds a BA in Economics from UBC, a Diploma of Technology in Human Resources from BCIT and a CHRP professional designation.

Kevin is the Vice President, Human Resources with Campus Support and Primacorp Ventures. His HR area of practice includes employee relations, collective bargaining, compensation and benefits, organizational development, talent management and related enterprise technologies.

Grace Chin

grace_chin.jpgGrace Chin is a marketing communications ninja and the Content Strategist/Project Manager for Boilingpoint Group. Her 15 years’ experience includes content strategy, creation, execution and management for online, digital and print initiatives; and project management and event management, for SMB, enterprise and not-for-profit clients in international as well as North American markets. Grace has a BA in English Literature (Hons) from the University of British Columbia and accreditation in journalism from Langara College. A published author and a playwright and producer, she is Festival Director of the Vancouver Asian Film Festival, a member of the Playwrights’ Guild of Canada and the Union of British Columbia Performers/ACTRA, and has served on various boards, committees and panels at the local and provincial level.

Danny Yoo

dannyyoo.jpgDanny is a partner and technologist at Attain Solutions Inc., providing ERP application management, business process engineering, and project management consulting for Public Sector, Health, Higher Education, government, and municipal organizations. A Canadian-born second generation Korean, Danny is interested in building a strong cultural, business, and spiritual foundation for advancing the identity and success of the next generation. Danny has been in the technology industry for over 18 years and is a Simon Fraser University alumnus. He is also a senior leader at City on a Hill Church in New Westminster.