Professional Experience

Work History
Sep 2014 - Present

Principal

Oceanus Consulting Australia
  • Business strategy and marketing consultant for small and medium sized businesses

  • (Brain Freeze) I want to say I help in these areas: branding, business development, client relationship management, pre-sales
Sep 2012 - Jan 2014

International Travel

50+ countries visited; met with local business owners and industry professionals worldwide to gain business knowledge and cultural insights

Mar 2010 - Aug 2012

Project Manager, US Volume Licensing

Microsoft (MBO Partners)

Greater Seattle Area (USA)

  • Established and managed schedules, costs and performance of projects for internal, partner and customer stakeholders in US Volume Licensing program

  • Ensured both internal team deliverables and customer reaching projects were completed on time, within budget and exceeded expectations for licensing readiness, sales, software asset management and software assurance benefits

  • Collaborated with functional managers and subject matter experts to analyze data and developed PowerPoint presentations for both internal and partner audiences

  • Delivered bi-monthly and ad hoc budget reports by tracking and reconciling expenses

  • Event owner of national roadshows, local summits, virtual meetings, and week-long conferences for 300+ people; received highest participant satisfaction ratings for all events

Sep 2005 - Dec 2010

Lead Tutor / Student Manager

Boston University Initiative for Learning Development (BUILD) 

Boston (USA)

  • Dual role of student manager and tutor for elementary students in Boston Public Schools

  • Managed 20 staff members; responsibilities included leading meetings, scheduling, developing training and conducting performance evaluations

  • Expanded program by securing school approval and leading the establishment of a new tutoring site

Market Research Experience

I-view Field Interviewer (Australia)

EY Sweeney Team Lead/Field Interviewer (Australia)

Education

Education
Jan 2010

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Boston University

Concentration in Business Law; Minor in Dance

Skills / Additional Languages

  • End-to-End Event Management
  • Microsoft Office: PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, LiveMeeting, Lync, SharePoint
  • PipeDrive CRM
  • Fluent in Cantonese
  • Conversant in Mandarin
  • Basic Spanish

Internships

FOX Network Alternative Entertainment Intern, Los Angeles (USA) Summer 2009

FX Networks (FOX) Media Relations Intern, Los Angeles (USA) Spring 2009

Nordstrom Retail Management Intern, Seattle Flagship Store (USA) Summer 2008

Microsoft Marketing Intern, Greater Seattle Area (USA) Summers 2005, 2006 and 2007

Volunteer

  • The Lunaticks Society of Newcastle, Management Committee Member                            (2014 - Present)

  • National Academy Foundation, Seattle Academy of Finance Advisory Board Member    (2010 - 2012)