Born and raised in Taiwan, James is a Canadian citizen who completed his education and began his career in North America, before moving back to Shanghai. This experience has afforded him the opportunity to be well-immersed in western and Chinese cultures, and to speak English and Chinese fluently.
Since his years as a student, James believes that design has the power to transform people’s lives and the planet. This belief is shown in his career and it is why he is passionate about his work.
Besides immersed in the creative process of projects, he enjoys mentoring staff, building high-caliber teams, and constantly improving platforms for creative ideas and people to thrive.
James is also a frequent speaker with a good sense of humor and a humble, down-to-earth attitude. He lives with his wife, two daughters, and two cats.