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Board of directors


Jack Wu 

President

Chia-Yu (Jack) Wu graduated from Texas A&M University with a Master of science degree in electrical and computer engineering. He is the former president of Taiwanese Student association at TAMU 2013-2014. Currently, he works at Intel as a software engineer.

Email: jackw@tajccnc.org

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Austin Hwang

Vice President | Entrepreneur Learning Chair 


Austin Hwang is the Co-founder & COO at LearningPal, a B2B AI startup for document processing. He is also a Venture Associate at the Oxford Angel Fund, an Oxford Alumni only Angel Fund.


Previously, he was the Director of Corporate Strategy and Partnerships at an AutoML startup backed by 500 Startups and he helped the company to get accepted into top accelerator programs including Berkeley SkyDeck, Plug and Play Supply Chain, and Plug and Play Japan Insurtech. He also helped with fundraising and assisted in closing the $5M Series A. Austin received his MSc in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Oxford, BEng(Hons) Biochemical Engineering from University College London, and he studied 2 years at UC Berkeley-UCSF’s Joint Bioengineering PhD program.


Email: austinh@tajccnc.org

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Sherry Leung


Secretary-General 


Sherry graduated from UC Davis and received a degree in Biological Science. She works at UC San Francisco as a Research Associate (Colony/Lab manager) in the Cell and Tissue Department. For the past two years, she’s been working in genetic engineering and rodent management.

Sherry had been involved as Vice Treasurer and Entrepreneurship Committee Member last term. She enjoys being a part of TAJCCNC and learning from different people through their experience. She likes hanging out with friends. She also likes to challenge herself and explore different activities. 

This year, Sherry wants to assist the team to build a stronger connection between our members and provide more learning opportunities and resources for the Taiwanese professionals and entrepreneurs community.

Email: sherryl@tajccnc.org


Owen Hsiao

Treasurer 

Owen joined TAJCCNC  in 2018 and has been involved as Vice Secretary-General and member of the marketing committee in the chapter. As the 16th term TAJCCNC Treasurer, Owen is dedicated to make TAJCCNC a strong platform which connects North California young Taiwanese professionals and entrepreneurs from various backgrounds, and to build strong networks that benefit all members within the organization. Owen is very looking forward to working with the team to provide the members both resources and opportunities for building ideas into businesses, developing professional skills, and establishing long lasting and meaningful connections.

Graduated from UC Berkeley School of Information’s master’s program specializing in product management and user experience research, Owen has been working as a product manager at Yahoo, WalmartLabs, eBay, and DiabeticLink managing cross-functional product development among different stakeholders including software engineers, UX/UI designers, and 3rd party partners; and, had successfully launched products that impact millions of users worldwide.

Email: owenh@tajccnc.org


Vivian Thai

Community Management Chair | Marketing & Branding Chair

Vivian’s 9-5 job is at Equinix as a Project and Program Senior Associate, Product Ops. She studied at San Jose State University and received a degree in Business Administration, Management Information Systems. 

Vivian has always been involved in many different organizations since her first year in college. During her time in university, she was involved in Residence Hall Associate, Akbayan, AIESEC and Alpha Kappa Psi. After college, she joined TAJCCNC as the Marketing Operations Officer in the 13th term. Then she was a part of the 15th term as part of the Board of Directors as the Secretary-General, Professional Development Chair and Marketing & Branding Chair. With her passion and belief in TAJCCNC, she hopes to help members pursue their own personal and professional goals.

Vivian enjoys meeting new people and learning from them through the stories they tell. She finds it important to always challenge herself and continue to learn new things every day. Her personal interest includes skincare, photography/videography and dancing. To destress and relax, Vivian loves going to aerial yoga or staying home and making a cup of matcha latte to drink.

Email: viviant@tajccnc.org

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Wesley Sun

Events Chair

Coming from a background of Finance, Wesley started his career as a business development manager at Golden Arrow, a sustainable packaging company. In a company with only consumer electronics clientele, Wesley opened up new doors within the cosmetics and Luxury goods industry, some of his key clients include brands from the Estee Lauder Companies, Loreal, LVMH, Kao Corporations, and Mont Blanc. 

Email: wesleys@tajccnc.org




Rose Chen

Professional Development Chair

My name is Rose Chen, I now work as an Engineering Program Manager in a consumer electronic company. I graduated from UC Irvine with a master degree in Engineering Management and came to Bay Area for work since then. I am a goal oriented person with passion in engineering, design and program management. I’m recently taking courses on HCI and Service Design, hoping to elevate my skills in these fields and to combine more design thinking/ interaction design methodologies into my program management work. Out side of work, I enjoy shopping, dancing and listening to music. I think TAJCCNC is a great organization which can help one to further his or her personal development and to get inspired by new people. I really look forward to joining the team.

Email: rosec@tajccnc.org


Jie-Gang Kuang

Technology Chair

Jie-Gang joined Apple Inc in 2016 after he received his master degree in computer engineering from Columbia University. Before Jie-Gang came to the US, he received his bachelor degree in electrical and control engineering and master degree in communication engineering from National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan, and had been working in Ambarella Taiwan LTD for more than four years.

Jie-Gang plans to assist the team to hold more events which could help our members succeed in their business and entrepreneurship.

Email: jiegangk@tajccnc.org


Sammy Kong

Supervisor

Sammy joined TAJCCNC in 2017 and was the President in 2019-2020.  She is passionate in actively making an impact and connections in our community.  Now Sammy is serving as the Secretary-General for the Taiwanese Junior Chamber of Commerce North America (TJCCNA) to continue her involvement in chamber and to represent our local chapter. 

Email: skong@tajccnc.org

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