Mission | Leadership Team | Membership Benefits
To raise internal and external awareness of our operations program while preparing students for careers in operations and supply chain related functions.
Te Zhang - President
Te Zhang is a first year MBA Candidate at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. Te received her bachelor's degree at Beijing International Studies University with concentration in Chinese literature and culture. After graduation, she worked as a procurement professional in IBM for 4 years and then as a contract and partner manager in Sony Mobile for 6 years. In the summer, she will work for a heath care company in Raleigh on strategic sourcing projects. After school, she spends hours in the kitchen trying different cuisines. She was proud of making dumplings for 30 people on a new year party at Chapel Hill.
Adam Wright - VP of Corporate Relations
Adam is a first-year MBA Candidate at UNC Kenan-Flagler. After receiving a BBA from Kennesaw State University, he worked as a procurement specialist at a technology startup and the American Cancer Society in Atlanta, Georgia. He will be interning in Amazon's Operations program during the summer of 2015. Adam's strongest interests are music and sports, as he has been playing drums for 20 years and rooting for bad Atlanta sports franchises even longer.
Kevin Li - VP of Learning & Develpment
Kevin (Kuang-Wei) Li is a first year MBA Candidate concentrating in Marketing and Operations Management at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. He graduated from the renowned National Chiao Tung University with a major in Transportation Technology Management in Taiwan. After graduation, he served as a non-commissioned officer coordinating the logistics support for 2nd Coastal Patrol Corps, Taiwanese Coast Guard for 2 years. He then joined D-Link Corporation and led a software quality assurance team in the ODM branch for ten years. Beyond academic and professional work, he is passionate about TV series, baseball and college basketball. He is also a certified basketball referee with plenty of experiences.
Thomas Frere - VP of Finance
Thomas is a full-time MBA student at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. Prior to school, he studied Environmental Studies at James Madison University, taught special education as a Teach For America Corps Member, and managed guest service and front-end operations at a Target store near Washington, DC. Thomas is currently working with NC Growth as a Kenan Institute Economic Development Analyst, where he provides consulting services and technical assistance to local entrepreneurs. He is passionate about sustainability and loves to spend his free time kayaking and fishing.
Nitin Zacharias - VP of Communications
Originally from Mumbai, Nitin pursued his Undergraduate Degree in Engineering from the University of Adelaide in Australia. Following this, he worked as a Project Manager for 2 years in Australia before returning to India and starting up his own company, social enterprise aimed at improving the education industry in India. His passion is Operations and he is very excited to be joining Dell over the summer. His other passion involves sports, be it rooting for the Boston Celtics, FC Barcelona or playing cricket.
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