Team

Chyi-Shin Shu, President

Occupation: Business Analyst at Liberty Mutual

Favorite thing about Taiwan/Taiwanese America: Nightmarkets are THE BEST, hands down.

Hobbies: Vegetarian cooking/baking

Why TAP: TAP means a great deal to me because I have found a close-knit community of intelligent, driven individuals who support and push me to become a better person. It is also a place where I can revisit my roots as a Taiwanese American. Finally, it allows me to expand my network and meet awesome people like you!

 

Jen Tsang, Vice-President

Occupation: Associate consultant at C Space

Favorite thing about Taiwan/Taiwanese America: The food with the exception of oyster omelettes.

Hobbies: Trying out new recipes when I’m in the mood, trying different restaurants with friends, having an unofficial paint nite, and visiting out of state/country friends.

Why TAP: I want to do more with my time in Boston and joining TAP is a great opportunity to do exactly that. With TAP, I feel like I’m broadening my skill sets, meeting new people, and pursuing new interests, both inside and outside of Boston.

 

Kristina Wang, Treasurer

Occupation: Venture Capital Analyst

Favorite thing about Taiwan/Taiwanese America: Our culture

Hobbies: Reading, travel, daydreaming

Why TAP: To network with awesome people and make a positive impact in our community

 

Rose Liu, Secretary

Occupation: Senior actuary at Liberty Mutual, managing a couple of teams within the analytics function.

Favorite thing about Taiwan/Taiwanese America: I love the food and ease of access to good food. I particularly enjoy eating a wide variety of fruits!

Hobbies: I enjoy trying different restaurants and eating in general as well as cooking/baking (minus the clean up). I also enjoy swimming, playing tennis and table tennis. I love traveling when I can find times on my calendar and tries hard to at least make one big trip a year!

Why TAP: I joined TAP to broaden my reach into the community around me in trying to make a positive footprint.

 

 

Sean Chung, Tech Chair

Occupation: CTO for a small health + gaming startup

Favorite thing about Taiwan/Taiwanese America: The different cultures. the complex histories, and how that shapes who we are today.

Hobbies: Making things that shouldn’t be working together work, ramen hunting.

Why TAP: The Boston chapter is still fairly young. Having worked with many Taiwanese/TA groups in the past, I wanted to see how far this community can go in terms of fostering unity but challenging the status quo at the same time.

 

Li-Ming Tseng, Marketing Chair

Occupation: Foundations Coordinator, Partners in Health

Favorite thing about Taiwan/Taiwanese America: Nothing beats eating Taiwanese breakfast on plastic stools sharing a rickety table with other random people. I love the crowded streets, and amazing knick knacks you can find at the 7-11s and Family Marts.

Hobbies: Doing the following with friends and family: Baking, biking, hiking, building sandcastles, playing board games, and travelling.

Why TAP: TAP bridges the gap between work and social life. There is something for everyone at TAP! – those who want to give back to the community, build their career, expand their social circle, learn more about Taiwanese culture, and more!

 

Li-Chung Pan, Social & Cultural Co-Chair

Occupation: Global Logistics Project Manager

Favorite thing about Taiwan/Taiwanese America: The ease of getting cheap, late-night food! i.e. Oyster omelet, Gua boa, beef noodle soup

Hobbies: Rock climbing, running, cooking and enjoying new restaurants in Boston

Why TAP: I originally joined TAP to expand my social circle, everyone was warm, welcoming and made me very comfortable. I want to organize diverse events so there is something for everybody. My vision is for TAP members to create deep, meaningful friendships that will last a lifetime!

 

Andrew Lee, Social & Cultural Co-Chair

Occupation: Engineer

Favorite thing about Taiwan/Taiwanese America: The amazing food!

Hobbies: Trying new recipes, watching and playing sports, traveling around the country

Why TAP: I joined TAP to explore my cultural identity and to try to understand the interplay between my Taiwanese and American heritages. Along the way, I’ve met a vibrant community of like-minded individuals that are travelling along the same path. I hope to meet even more people and to share my experiences with the future generations of TAP members!

 

Anthony Wu, Social & Cultural Co-Chair

Occupation: Senior software developer at athenahealth

Favorite thing about Taiwan/Taiwanese America: Food. Obviously.

Hobbies: Cooking, reading, film, cycling

Why TAP:  I’ve grown to really admire the community and the cultural force that TAP represents in the Boston area, and am honored to carry that spirit and mission forward.

 

Lloyd Liang, Community Development Chair

Occupation: Senior Clinical Research Coordinator in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital

Favorite thing about Taiwan/Taiwanese America: Food and Culture

Hobbies: Tennis, basketball, movies, and eating yummy food

Why TAP: I joined TAP to get more involved and positively make an impact on both the TAP and Boston community.

 

Steve Yu, Mentorship Chair

Occupation: Amazonian

Favorite thing about Taiwan/Taiwanese America: Food and culture!

Hobbies: Traveling, lifehacks, roller coasters and adrenaline inducing activities!

Why TAP: TAP enables me to give back to the community as well as make great friends and meet people along the way!

 

Karl Wang, Professional Development Chair

Occupation: Business Development at a HealthIT start-up

Favorite thing about Taiwan/Taiwanese America: Noms

Hobbies: Weight- lifting, Strategic Board Games, Dancing…of the club variety

Why TAP: Propel Program, Edge Mentorship Program, and of course, the community, self-driven, ambitious yet down to earth and fun to hang out with!