Born in Hong Kong, Michael moved to Canada when he was four years old. 18 years later, he became a finalist for the Next 36. In between that time he fell in love with technology, spread passion wherever he went, and grew a level head on his shoulders. He currently teaches an entry level Case Analysis class at the University of Alberta, after an 8 month accounting co-op at Deloitte. He is the director of Academics for the University of Alberta EDGE Competition, designing a multiplayer business case simulation. He originally entered the Bachelor of Commerce program because he believed he could use it with his greatest love, Tech, to change the world. Specifically, Michael loves brand-building, and an intuitive UX. Michael's heroes include: BIll Gates, Elon Musk, and Seth Godin.