Peter Lew is a 4th year student at the Beedie School of Business concentrating in Management Information Systems and Finance. He is also pursuing the Business Technology Management Certificate. After two fulfilling years with CaseIT as a Team Host in 2011 and Director of Entertainment and Hospitality in 2012, Peter has taken the helm as the Chairperson for CaseIT 2013. Joined by Vice-Chair Maggie Lee, Peter leads a fresh and talented OC into CaseIT’s 10th year since inception. Aside from extra-curricular activities, Peter is currently on a co-op term and has a quirky obsession with all things Orange Crush and Jeopardy. Peter hopes to maintain CaseIT’s rich traditions and welcomes the 2013 participants to Vancouver!
Maggie Lee is entering her third year at Simon Fraser University and is pursuing a major in Criminology. Her love for CaseIT and event planning has brought her back for her third year, and Maggie feels extremely honored to be back as Vice-Chair to celebrate CaseIT’s 10 year anniversary alongside with Peter. Last year, Maggie was blessed with the position of Director of University Relations and she had the wonderful opportunity to meet students from all over the world. Amongst CaseIT, Maggie is currently a Senior Advisor for the Canadianized Asian Club (CAC) under the Ski Trip Department. She keeps herself busy with two jobs as a Leather Goods Specialist at Coach and an Educator at lululemon athletica. In her spare time, she likes to go for a jog around her neighborhood and explore new and tasty eateries in her community. With her past knowledge of CaseIT’s planning process, she is excited and driven to bring her 110% to uphold CaseIT’s phenomenal status.
Director of Administration
Nick is entering his fourth year at the Beedie School of Business concentrating in Management Information Systems and possibly Accounting. He is currently pursuing the Business Technology Management certificate. Nick strives to stay active in the Beedie community; he has been a teaching assistant for the past two semesters as well as a member of the SFU JDC West team for the past two years. Through these experiences, he has gained valuable leadership and teamwork skills to complement this year’s organizing committee. Aside from his studies, Nick aims to stay active through a variety of activities such as basketball, football, hockey, snowboarding, as well as working out. Nick is tremendously excited to be a part of CaseIT 2013 and will put forth his best efforts for this year’s competition. He is looking forward to meeting all the participants from around the world in February!
Director of Technology
Gwendoline Wong is a third year student hoping to concentrate in MIS and Finance or Accounting, while completing the BTM certificate and a history minor. She is honoured to be part of this year’s CaseIT organizing committee. She is also actively involved within the Social Media Network, a new club at SFU, as one of the community managers, where she manages various social media accounts for the club. She also does some graphic design for various business clubs on campus. In her spare time she is often found tweeting, finding new eats in the wonderful Vancouver food scene, and graphic designing. With her keen interest in technology and passion for event planning, she hopes that she is able to contribute to make CaseIT 2013 one of the most amazing experiences in one’s undergraduate career.
Director of University Relations
JJ is currently a 4th year business student pursuing MIS, Marketing and Human Resource Management concentrations. In addition, she plans to pursue the BTM certification and CAPM designation. This is her second year with CaseIT after her Team Host role in 2012 and is looking forward to working with this fresh faced group of very talented people. She hopes to utilize the skills gained from CaseIT 2012 to ensure that CaseIT continues to hold its prestige as a premier case competition going its 10th year. Her other scholastic activities include TA/Markerships for business courses and Co-Operative education, and is currently finishing off her first Co-Op term. Outside of school, she works part time as a lifeguard for the City of Richmond and has been competing in lifeguard competitions for the past 5 years, finishing off by placing 1st at the BC Provincial Lifeguard Championships in 2011. Other than school and work, she loves to cook and workout as she hopes to compete in a fitness competition shortly after she graduates.
Director of Marketing and Media
Judy is a third year Design and Media Arts student in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology at Simon Fraser. Although this is her first year being involved with CaseIT, she is excited to put forward her design skills in a new environment. Apart from being on CaseIT, Judy is also an active member in the Interactive Arts and Technology Student Union acting as the Director of Communication Design, as well as a member of the Design Team for The Executive magazine. Aside from school, Judy enjoys finding ways to amuse herself with scribbling, thrifting and typeface hunting.
Marketing and Media Executive
Minji Kang is entering her fourth year pursuing a major in Communication studies with a minor in Sociology. This is Minji’s second year with CaseIT as she carried the position as a Team Host in 2010. Being a part of the CaseIT family previously, she had an amazing learning experience, seen many open doors of opportunities and has also developed friendships and bonded with people all over the world. She is very eager to be back on the organizing committee with passion and commitment. Aside from Minji’s studies, she works at Aritzia as a Super Seller and focuses on maintaining a balance of a job, friends and her top priority: family. With spare time, she enjoys great food, a good laugh, surrounded by people she cares most about. Minji sees CaseIT 2013 succeeding value and greater expectations. Warmest welcome to all!
Marketing and Media Executive
Moses is going into his second year of studies at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business. In addition to concentrating in Marketing and Management Information Systems, he is interested in pursuing a minor at SFU’s School of Interactive Arts and Technology. As well, Moses hopes to obtain the Business Technology Management and the Corporate Social Responsibility certificates. Apart from school, he volunteers as a tutor, enjoys snowboarding and browsing design & architecture blogs. He is hoping to be maximize his creative potential and bring his knowledge of design to the CaseIT team. Moses is really excited about working with the awesome CaseIT 2013 Organizing Committee and about meeting competitors from all over the world as a team host in February.
Director of Entertainment and Hospitality
Ryan is entering his third year of studies at SFU and is excited to be a part of the CaseIT family. He is glad to part of such a helpful and talented committee this year. Although he is uncertain about which concentration, marketing and international business are being considered, he hopes that his experiences in his third year will shed some light on which direction to take. For the past two years he has been a mentor for the Beedie Frosh and hopes to get further involved. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys biking, swimming, or anything outdoors; he was also a part of his high school’s rugby and wrestling team. Currently he is working as a lifeguard and swim instructor with the city of Coquitlam. As director of Entertainment and Hospitality he hopes to use his experience with public speaking to his advantage, and to improve on his communication abilities when contacting people. He hopes to make the be the best that he can as CaseIT will provide him with his first major role at SFU.
Director of Sponsorship
Joseph Weinberg is a 4th year student at SFU’s Faculty of Communication, Arts and Technology. Although 2013 will be his first year with CaseIT, he is very passionate about making CaseIT 2013 the best year on record, and hopes to create lasting relationships and an unforgettable experience. Outside of his studies, Joseph is an entrepreneur, working with multiple start-up companies to develop proprietary technologies for the mass-market. When Joseph isn’t occupied with work and school, he can be found travelling the world in search of new adventures, thinking up new ways to change the world, playing sports with friends, and learning new languages.
Cheryl is currently entering her second year of business at SFU. In the future, she would like to pursue a career in either Human Resources or Marketing. Currently, she also works part time as a sales associate at Below the Belt and has been a part of their team for 3 years. As an adventure-seeker, Cheryl is constantly looking for new opportunities to expand her outlook of the world. In her first year, she enjoyed partaking in activities such as business challenges, case competitions as well as events held by the Canadianized Asian Club. In her spare time, Cheryl enjoys taking photos, watching sitcoms, playing basketball and drinking chamomile tea. Although it is her first year with CaseIT, Cheryl feels that her natural desire to work with others will help her make the most out of this phenomenal experience. In particular, she looks forward to meeting not only the other students partaking in CaseIT but also the industry professionals working in the business world.
Jonathan Wat is a second year undergraduate student at the Beedie School of Business in Simon Fraser University. He intends to declare a major in Marketing or Entrepreneurship in the coming year. This is Jonathan’s second year with CaseIT and he is very excited to take on a new role as a Sponsorship Executive. This year brings about new aspirations as well as new challenges for Jonathan to conquer. He is very eager and excited for CaseIT 2013 to take place and will be doing his very best to help ensure that its tenth year of competition will be the best one yet. In his spare time, Jonathan can be found in Simon Fraser’s fitness center.
Esther Chou is a second year student at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business.
She plans on concentrating in Accounting and possibly in Management Information Systems with the goal of becoming a Chartered Accountant. Currently, Esther is also mentoring a group of first year students as part of the BusOne Program. Outside of school, Esther works part-time as a Technology Sales Associate at Staples Business Depot. Through these experiences, she has developed event planning and leadership skills coupled with strong interpersonal relations talents which she hopes to use towards a flawless presentation of this year’s CaseIT. Esther is truly thrilled to have the opportunity to make long lasting connections with students all around the world and hopes to provide participants with a wonderful lasting memory of Simon Fraser University and the Vancouver area.
Tiffany Fong is currently in her second year at the Beedie School of Business, hoping to have a double major in Finance and Marketing. Besides CaseIT, she is also actively involved with AIESEC, as an Exchange Participant Manager in the Outgoing Exchange portfolio. In the past September, Tiffany took part as a mentor for Beedie Frosh, where she led a group of first year business students with a partner. Aside from school, she started her retail job experience at the age of 14, and is now working at Garage. Tiffany is very excited to have the role as a team host and will put in her best effort this year. She will definitely try her best to maintain CaseIT’s prestigious status and hope to provide an enjoyable time for all the participants.
Sunny Kim is currently in her second year of studies at Simon Fraser University in the faculty of Political Science. She is honoured to be a part of the CaseIT committee for the following year as a team host and is thrilled to contribute and be a part of another successful year. On top of CaseIT commitment, she is involved in the Canadianized Asian Club on the SFU campus as a Ski Trip Department Coordinator of 2012-2013. In addition, she works for Aritzia as a Super Seller Sales Associate with her interest in fashion and interaction with her clients. Sunny looks forward to working together with the team and seeing the greater aspects of the business world through CaseIT this year.
Tiana Low is currently a second year student at Beedie School of Business. She enjoys interacting and meeting new people therefore is excited to join CaseIT this year. For the duration of the year with CaseIT, Tiana is hoping to gain valuable experiences and and many new friends. With that being said, outside of CaseIT, she is currently a director of the Ski Trip Department for the Canadianized Asian Club, which also enhances her skills with event planning. In her spare time she enjoys playing soccer, snowboarding, and spending time with family and friends. She appreciates having the chance to be apart of the 2013 CaseIT team and looks forward to working with everyone involved in CaseIT.