The people behind SST Wireless

Christopher C.S. Chong
President & CEO, Board Director

Christopher brings over 25 years of executive experience in media, technology and web marketing. Christopher has held key positions with companies in Canada and the United States. Notable positions include CEO of Chalk Media Corporation, which produced network television and lifestyle shows, in-flight programming, online learning and marketing solutions for global technology brands and Director of Business Development for Blast Radius, the premier provider of web marketing for brands such as Nike, Nintendo, BMW and Air Canada. Early in his career, Christopher founded Vancouver Online Inc., a pioneering online community for destination-based web portals and local shopping. Christopher has been a guest university lecturer and is a sought-after speaker for his expertise in marketing and technology.

Phillip Choo
Director of Finance & Administration

Phillip is a certified accountant with more than 30 years of extensive experience in administration, audit, finance and management accounting. His outstanding career covers a number of different industries with multi-national companies, namely the Hunter Douglas Group, Petronas Oil & Gas, Businessworld, Galeries, and Lafayette. His focus was within the region of South East Asia in Singapore, Malaysia, HongKong, and Indonesia. Phillip worked in those countries for more than 15 years before immigrating to Canada with his wife and 2 boys.

Felipe Groisman Sieben
Director of Engineering & Process

Felipe is a seasoned computer engineer with more than 15 years experience in embedded systems.  He holds an MSc in Computer Science with a focus on wireless sensor networks and is an enthusiast in IoT applications.  He has worked in telecommunications and industrial automation in Brazil and Canada, where he managed multidisciplinary teams in product design and implementation in various fields across the Americas.

Omar Jabara
Director of Business Development

Omar brings over 20 years in business development and start up experience spanning across North America, Europe and the Middle East.  His passion for Industry 4.0 has led him to integrate smart procedures in a custom furniture and cabinet manufacturing business started by his family 35 years ago. His other passion is encryption and telecommunications which he incorporated into a company he started, grew and sold in 2017.  

Rick Tomfordhe
Board Director

Rick holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and spent his professional career in the industrial automation and process control sectors, primarily focused on hardware. First with a large industrial controls company (Rockwell Automation), then as founder of a startup (Christensen Display Products) in same space which notched a successful exit (Pepperl-Fuchs).  For past 8 years he has been an active angel investor and member of the Alliance of Angels in Seattle and brings experience with hardware device manufacturing, agency certifications, channel marketing, overall industrial market knowledge, and exit/acquisition logistics.

John Park
Board Director

Mr. Park co-founded RCI Capital Group in 1996 and over the past 17 years has expanded the company beyond asset management into fund management, private equity and M&A advisory. He has led over $5 billion in cross border transactions since 2009 primarily in Canada’s energy and resource sectors. Along the way RCI has expanded operations into multiple Asia-Pacific countries, including the United States, South Korea, China, and India.  Before RCI, Mr. Park served as a research analyst and an investment advisor at two different investment dealers in Vancouver.  He is a business graduate from the University of Calgary and the Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School in 2002.


Supporters

We consider the people and organizations that have helped SST with their support as part of our team. These companies have been instrumental in our progress and success.

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