Tony Chan joins PNI as Director of Development


Welcome, Tony!

Get to know our new Director of Development.

We’re excited to welcome Tony Chan to PNI as our Director of Development. Formerly the Director of Development at Central 1 Credit Union, Tony brings over 10 years of leadership experience and a strong technical background to the table.

Working in our Vancouver office, he is responsible for leading our software development and QA teams.

Get to know Tony with this quick Q&A.

What are your initial impressions of PNI?

Great people, collaborative, open to ideas and suggestions.

I see a team that is customer obsessed and well positioned for the future. Also, dog lovers.

What are your current goals?

My initial goal is to gain a solid understanding of our customers and how our teams deliver value to them. Then, my goal is to support, lead and contribute to continuous improvement efforts.

What is one characteristic that you believe every leader should possess?

If I had to choose only one, integrity.

What is your signature work style?

I love collaborating with people. I’m also highly organized and outcome oriented.

What do you work toward in your free time?

I am currently studying machine learning using Google’s TensorFlow framework. My long-term goal is to develop an algorithm to help solve a critical social issue. Details to come!

Other fun facts:

  • Interesting job history? I was a lifeguard back in my school days

  • Strange talent? I don’t think I have any! Does knowing all the words to some of The Wiggles’ songs count?

  • Go-to, feel-good song? We Will Rock You.

Great to have you on board, Tony!