Sonia Vasudevan Burjorjee – President
Sonia completed her Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science but then quickly realized that she had a passion for people. She wanted to not just work with them but understand them. She was offered a role in Accenture as the head of Internal Marketing and Communications for Accenture Software in India, where she worked across a spectrum of business activities from developing the identity and brand of Accenture Software across APAC, creating and running Employee Engagement initiatives, leading Corporate Social Responsibility programs to providing editorial and design support for all communiqué from leadership teams. In her free time she cooks, reads and enjoys yoga.
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Jenn So – VP Internal
Originally from Hong Kong, Jenn grew up in Calgary, Alberta and completed her BComm degree at University of Calgary. She has spent six years in the banking industry, working for an international bank as Relationship Manager for Small and Medium Enterprises to Corporate Banking. After spending the first two years of banking life in Canada and the next four years in Hong Kong, she returned to Canada to study an MBA. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, hiking, and reading, if she is not yet exhausted from reading textbooks, cases, and business articles.
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Justin Penney – VP External
Justin is, first and foremost, a communicator. This is the common thread that ties together his patchwork of interests and achievements in sales, management, journalism, songwriting, and performing in indie rock bands. He tries to leave things in better condition than he found them and is always looking for a way to do something better. When he isn’t locked away studying or playing music, he can be found snowboarding, golfing, cooking, travelling, or watching his beloved Canadiens in a local watering hole, drinking a beer purchased with money borrowed from his awesome wife.
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Ryan Monsurate – VP Finance
Born and raised here in Vancouver, Ryan spent the 5 years prior to his MBA working for Kodak as a production engineer. He brings his extensive knowledge in software development as well as a passion for finance to the MBA Class and his role as VP Finance. In his spare time he loves travelling, sailing and checking out the city's best food and wine.
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Cam O’Neil – VP Academic
Cam is a Professional Engineer with 5 years’ experience in mining, research and entrepreneurship. He hails from beautiful Dartmouth, NS and graduated from Dalhousie University in 2009 with a degree in Chemical Engineering. After graduation he hopes to work at commercializing sustainable energy technologies and eventually save the world. Cameron is in love with the mountains of BC and spends his spare time snowboarding, skiing, downhill mountain biking and hiking. His other interests include: cooking, amateur film production, street art, meditation and farming. Cameron is an active member of Sauder’s MBA class of 2016 and he is passionate about helping each of his colleagues realize the height of their potential.
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Jordan Mador – VP Student Development
Jordan is an accomplished manager with over seven years of project management experience in BC and Alberta. He has worked extensively in the healthcare sector, and has led several large-scale business transformation initiatives, with a focus on working with clients to improve quality of care and increasing operational and financial performance. Outside of work or school, Jordan volunteers extensively for cancer treatment and support programs, and spends his free time travelling across the world whenever possible.
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Aditya Kaushik – VP Communications
Aditya brings with him over five years worth of experience in Market Research, Advertising and Design. His experience spans a myriad of sectors such as CPG, technology, retail, healthcare, education and not-for-profits. He has led teams that have been responsible for creating some of the most memorable ad campaigns over the past few years. He has also been responsible for bringing in many innovative products into the market. In his spare time, Aditya likes writing jokes and collecting vintage ads.
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Richard Zhang – VP Events
Richard graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of New Brunswick Fredericton in 2010 and has been working in retail banking as a lender and account manager. Currently a 2016 MBA Candidate in the Finance Track, he is looking to build on his career experience in retail banking and financial analysis. Richard organizes a wide range of events for the MBA class from pub nights to kayaking trips.
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