Queen's Innovation Centre

Dunin-Deshpande Queen's Innovation Centre
Dunin-Deshpande Queen's Innovation Centre

DDQIC Global Network: Beijing Node

This node is seeking alumni who are interested in helping Queen's entrepreneurs as they expand their ventures into this market. 

Please contact us to learn more about joining the Beijing Global Network node at innovation.centre@queensu.ca.

Diana Chau

Diana is a Product Manager at Shorelight Education and manages programs within China. Before moving to China, Diana worked for the Ontario Ministry of Tourism and Queen's University. Diana has years of experience working for Canadian universities in Asia, building and strengthening institutional branding and relationships in this market. Her previous roles include International Relations Officer and Admissions Officer.

Kyle (Hanlong) Chen

Kyle earned his MBA in the Class of 2015 at Queen's. Located in Shenzhen, Kyle has been with telecommunications equipment company ZTE for about two years. Currently, he is working with a start-up company focusing on industrial predictive maintenance solutions and is able to provide advice on operations in China.

Shuai Liu

Shuai is a Business management trainee at British Telecom specific for Asia, Middle East and Africa markets. Shuai obtained her MIB degree at Queen's in 2015 and holds a first class honour degree from UNB. She previously worked at RBC and a boutique investment banking firm in Toronto before moved back to China in 2017. She used to have a startup in Vancouver specializing in food trading between Canada and China.

Mary Zhang

Mary is an Independent Educational Consultants' Association (IECA) member consultant and believes in providing individualized education planning targeted to bring out the talent in each individual child. Mary holds a Bachelor of Arts Honors degree in English literature, specializing in 18th century literature from Queen's University in Canada. After Queen's, she then pursued a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from the University of Southern California where she focused on middle school and high school teaching. Mary was a visiting scholar at Yale for creative writing. Mary has taught grade 6 through 11 English language classes for advanced English learners at IB schools including Toronto French School; ESL and regular English classes at Beijing City International School; and AP English classes at Tsinghua International School. She has also worked as the Public Relations Manager at Yenching Academy at Peking University.