Pauline Zhou

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
  • Renowned expert in career education with more than 20 years of experience on international education management
  • Exceptional knowledge and experience in managing public companies, especially in developing strategies, business administration, and acquisition 
  • Contribution to the training of more than 100,000 IFM and ICAD
  • Having donated more than 1 million CAD over the last 20 years
  • Received Peace Prize of the Chinese Association of the UN and the Education Excellence Award of the UN International Collaboration Agency
  • Recipient of Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Award

John Kuhn

Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
  • 23+ years of experience in major Canadian enterprises and Toronto Municipal, in administration, finance, economic development, operations, marketing, sales, and engineering.
  • Enterprises: CFO of CyberDefense AI, who offers next-gen authenticated firewall solutions. CEO of Doscom Enterprises Ltd., who provides strategic consulting and management to small-to-mid sized health enterprises, governments, and the private sector.
  • Government: worked 17+ years for Ontario Province and Toronto Municipal, as a senior manager in Breakthrough Technologies, liaising to corporations and setting up the Innovation of Ontario program. At the MaRs Discovery District Innovation Lab, he had 7+ years managing the government of Ontario’s Cyber Security Branch, responsible for risk and privacy assessment. He managed business and government investment projects in the environmental and health sector. He reviewed businesses for private sector and government funding programs. 
  • Education and Research: Mr. Kuhn received his BS in McGill University, MS in Engineering from Concordia University. His further graduate study extended into Applied Mathematics at the University of Florida. He is a fellow with the American Registry of Internet Numbers (ARIN).

Katy Liu

CFO
  • Bachelor, York University.
  • Senior International Financial Manager (SIFM).
  • Rich experience in financial management, accounting and internal control.
  • Former CFO of the Canadian Opera for 15 years and CFO of the Gardiner Ceramic Museum for 17 years.
  • Recipient of Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Jin Luo

Chief Engineer
  • MA in Computer Science California Institute of Technology.
  • Being inventors of 2 US invention patents (2000), 6 China invention patents and 5 China IC mask work author rights (2007-2010), many academic papers in top international science journals (1987-1992). 
  • A co-inventor of FusionDSP (configurable multicore VLIW Parallel- processor architecture and EDA (published 2008). 
  • Startup in Shanghai and Beijing in EDA and IC engineering, and a DSP under US VC with international teams in Boston (MA), Rochester (NY) and Beijing, a co-founder and VP.
  • 2022 Started consulting a top-3 Hollywood visual effect production global company, for its founder and CEO, John Hughes’ China Development. His contributions are in visual technology, virtual production (patented technology and knowhow), and cinematic literature, also covers China operation and international business development.

John R. Tole, Sc.D.

Chief Technology Director
  • Dr. Tole is an outstanding scientist that developed electrical power systems for the U.S. Navy and medical instrumentation and signal processing during his graduate studies.  
  • As a Principal Research Scientist at MIT, he was involved in the development of general purpose, modular, microprocessor-based medical instrument systems. He also trained Space Shuttle Astronauts for experiments in human orientation in zero gravity.  
  • As Assoc. Prof. of Biomedical Engineering at WPI. (Worcester, MA), he taught microprocessor-based systems, medical sensors, biostatistics, and man-machine interactions of aircraft pilots.
  • Dr Tole was director of R&D for Digital Analysis Corp. (Reston, VA), Senior Scientist at DataLink Corp (Reston, VA), and President of Blue Mountain Systems (Chantilly, VA) where he developed custom data communications for security and ID systems and a distributed fault-tolerant system for access control and personnel ID at the White House.
  • Since 1993, Dr. Tole founded and operated his own Evergreen Systems, LLC, an engineering R&D and communications firm.
  • Dr. Tole received a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering from Drexel Institute of Technology; MS in Aeronautics and Astronautics, and Sc.D. in Instrumentation from MIT.   

Tony Song

Vice President
  • More than 20 years of senior management experience in international business  operation and strategic development in technology industry.
  • An executive of a listed technology company in the US for 10 years
  • Rich industrial vision and global strategic layout experience, familiar with cloud computing, big data, AI industry and industry expansion.
  • Worked as business manager, senior manager and director level positions in IBM, Cisco, Oracle and other technology giants.
  • Rich industry business and management experience, such as energy utilities, government, transportation, education, finance, telecommunications, high-tech Internet and other industries.

Sophie Xu

Marketing Director
  • Over 8 years of experience in the management consulting industry, specializing in marketing, brand management, and management system construction.
  • Over 10 years of experience in joint venture, enterprise operation and management.
  • Served as senior manager in well-known Fintech, Internet application, animation cultural creativity, and automobile manufacturing industries.
  • MBA from Macau University of Science and Technology.

Charlotte Ge, Ph.D.

Managing Director of MTM
  • 30+ years of teaching and administration experience in both the post-secondary and secondary schools in China, the UK and Canada.
  • Research Fellow at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. Conducted research in language teacher education and professional development: discourse analysis, diversity and inclusion.
  • Lecturer at Southeast University, China. 10 years teaching Business English, English for Science and Technology at graduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Member of the College English for Science & Technology Curriculum and Textbook Development Project, funded by the British Council.
  • Senior Guidance Counselor at Bond International College/Bond Academy, Toronto. 14 years providing academic advising and counseling for the students.
  • Vice-President of Bond International College, Toronto. Overseeing the development and implementation of school policies and coordinating school operations.
  • MA in English Language Education (for English as A Second or Foreign Language) from University of Kent, UK.
  • PhD in Language Studies from University of Kent, UK.
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