Jul 29, 2014
Crystal Lee is a graduate of Stanford University, BA Human Biology ‘13 and MA Communication ‘13. Representing California, she was 1st Runner-Up in the 2014 Miss America Pageant. In the nationallytelevised competition, Crystal performed a ballet en pointe talent routine and answered a question about U.S. Intervention in Syria. She is the recipient of the Miss America STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) scholarship. She spent her year as a motivational speaker and advocate for education, public service, and her personal platform, Women in STEM. Originally from San Francisco, she has interned at a variety of companies including Dropbox and KRON4 News. She’s now working for Google on their enterprise sales and business development team.
Steve Cho is a thought leader in the the mobile apps and games space, and consults hundreds of developers worldwide on building amazing apps. He is an advisor and former VP of Business Development for Kiip, a hot San Francisco based startup. Kiip is a reward platform for mobile apps recently funded over $11 million to reward users for virtual achievements. Steve is currently working on a new startup focused on high quality delivery pizza called Pi. Pi is set to launch in September and poised to disrupt the delivery pizza industry as we know it today.
With over ten years of sales and business development experience, Steve has held various leadership positions at IBM and Hewlett Packard. A communications expert, Steve is a dynamic motivational speaker, and enjoys devoting his time to charitable causes that benefit the Asian American community in the bay area.
He is an avid fan of dragon boat racing, and supports raising awareness for physical fitness among Asian American youths. His most recent speaking engagements include the Application Developer Conference and the San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival. He holds a Masters in Business Administration from UC Davis, and frequently mentors aspiring graduates.