Judge of “In time of COVID-19” – A Video Essay Contest to tell the Humanistic Stories of the Current Pandemic
Co-Chair of Silicon Valley Asian Pacific FilmFest
Creative Director, Designer
Founder, Creative Director, Principal Designer for Design2Market, a branding,marketing, design firm developing creative marketing communications, branding, and advertising campaigns for technology companies, government, and education including Intel, IBM, Applied Materials, HP, NEC, IEEE, World PC Expo, JETRO, California Energy Commission, City of San Francisco, City of San Jose, City College of San Francisco, San Jose Evergreen College District and West Valley Mission College District.
Steve has managed tradeshow and event activities and promotions for product launches and new market entry campaigns and has garnered numerous awards for his achievements.
His commitment to the community include volunteer work for organizations including Silicon CleanTech Open, Northern California Business Marketing Association, Yu-Ai Kai, and serving on boards of the San Jose JACL, Contemporary Asian Theatre Scene, Arts Council Silicon Valley, and the Silicon Valley Charity Ball Foundation. He has produced or co-produced events including the Ao Dai Festival, One Year After – a benefit concert for the children of Tohoku, Bayanihan Typhoon Relief Concert, Tohoku Insights: Live Conversations with Japan, and A Salute to Mike: celebration honoring former Congressman Mike Honda.
Steve currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Silicon Valley Asian Pacific FilmFest.