1998-current Self-employed, Globally
Author, Speaker and Artist
Self-published author and freelance writer for magazines and
corporations. Develop and deliver motivational and creativity
building programs for a wide range of corporate and charity
organizations throughout Asia and the U.S.A. Work simultaneously
as a professional artist, organizing and holding solo
exhibitions as well as producing commissioned paintings for
institution and private clients.
1995-1997 PepsiCo Restaurants International, Singapore
Marketing Public Relations Manager
Planned, project managed and executed all company public
relations programs for KFC, Pizza Hut and PepsiCo Restaurants
International (PRI) in Singapore. Responsibilities included:
developing brand building PR strategies to expand company
reputation as a caring corporate citizen and model employer,
developing media relations, managing large scale events and
conferences, producing corporate collateral and videos and
managing customer relations.
- Managed PRI's participation in National Council of Social
Services Disability Campaign, culminating in the awarding of the
1996 Model Employer Award to PRI, Singapore.
- Produced and managed the PepsiCo / Star Wars Charity Premier.
- Managed Tricon Founder's Day Celebration and KFC's Colonel
Sanders look-a-like tour.
- Produced ten recruitment, training and public relations videos
and two TV commercials.
1992-1995 PepsiCo Restaurants International, Asia, Hong Kong
Developed and executed all internal and external corporate and
marketing communications for KFC and Pizza Hut which operate
2,500 restaurants in 28 countries throughout Asia and the Middle
East. Responsibilities included: developing PRI-Asia's regional
public relations strategy, managing PRI's regional public
relations events and press trips, writing/illustrating and
publishing quarterly regional newsletters, speech writing for
the CEO, managing audio-visual production and staging for large
scale international conferences and writing/directing all
corporate videos used for public relations and training.
- Managed the Grand Opening in Shanghai, China, of KFC's 9,000th
- Managed all audio-visual requirements for regional
- Produced 12 regional marketing and training videos including
three on KFC's Team Challenge.
1991-1992 Satellite Television Asia Region, STAR TV, Hong
Producer, Prime Sports
Prime Sports is STAR TV's 24-hour sports network focusing on
sporting events from around the world. Managed and produced all
aspects of Prime Sports' programming including copy-writing,
editing, narrating and designing video graphics. Produced
advertisements, product promotions and documentaries.
Responsible for coordinating all live transmissions.
1991-1992 InterOptica Publishing Hong Kong
Producer & Writer
Responsible for scripting and video production including
sourcing, digitizing and computer editing of all video materials
used in the production and manufacturing of six CD-ROM titles.
1990-1991 One World Channel, Norway, South Pacific & Asia
Producer & Writer, TV documentary series "Return of Marco Polo"
Produced, wrote, edited and anchored a series of twenty-five
30-minute documentaries aired weekly throughout Europe. Program
production was carried out entirely on board a ship which sailed
throughout the South Pacific and Asia over the course of a year
charting ancient trade routes.
1988-1990 Overseas Radio & Television, Taipei, Taiwan
Radio Program-Host, Writer & Illustrator
Overseas Radio & Television produces educational radio and
television programs and magazines which teach the English
language throughout Taiwan and China. Co-hosted two 30-minute
English radio programs which aired daily throughout Taiwan.
Responsible for producing and editing all on-air materials.
Additional responsibilities included writing articles and
creating illustrations for the company's English teaching
magazines which were adjuncts to the radio programs and were
rated the two top selling magazines in Taiwan.
1986-1988 Ming Chuan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Director & Writer
Directed, produced and scripted sixty 50-minute English teaching
video programs for local and international distribution.
Responsible for concept and execution of entire series as well
as casting, staging and editing.