Inside Asian Success
In recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, HQS is partnering with Vibrant Pittsburgh and hosting a series of interviews with several distinguished Asians to showcase their unique paths to success, while embracing both Asian and American cultures.
CFO of TD Bank
Successful Sales in the Asian Way
CEO of NetApp
George is an Indian-American business executive. He is the current CEO of NetApp and was the Executive VP of Product Operations at NetApp. In our interview, we explore his career and how he harnesses the best of different cultures.
Director of Corp Science and Technology, PPG Industries and Independent Director, Board of Directors, Koppers
Dr. Sharon Feng is the Director of Science and Technology and Global Analytical Science at PPG, a leading global manufacturer of high-performance coatings. In our interview, she talks about the challenges Asian-American and Pacific Islanders face and how to overcome them.
Former VP at Cisco & Executive Advisor
Buck Gee is an executive advisor to Ascend, a nonprofit Pan-Asian organization of business professionals. In 2010, he co-founded the Advanced Leadership Program for Asian American Executives, an executive education program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. In our interview, he discusses how to not let the fear of failure stop you.
Former IBM VP & Managing Director, Executive Advisor to Asian Non-Profits
Wes was formerly a global executive at the IBM corporation and is now an Ascend National Board member and officer. He advises on business development, diversity, leadership, and talent development for Ascend's global sponsors and senior management teams. In our interview, he discusses how the idea of being "bold and broad" helped in become a corporate executive.
Dr. Ming Wang
World Renowned Eye Surgeon
Dr. Ming Wang, Harvard & MIT (MD, magna cum laude); Ph.D. (laser physics), is a world-class cataract and LASIK eye surgeon, philanthropist, and community activist. He is the founding director of the internationally known Wang Vision Institute, Nashville, TN, USA. The Wang Foundation for Sight Restoration, a 501c(3) non-profit charity founded by Dr. Wang, has helped patients from over 40 states in the U.S. and 55 countries worldwide, with all sight restoration surgeries performed free-of-charge.