Tai joined ICA in June 2017 as Interim Executive Director and has been responsible for re-organizing the operations and infrastructure for ICA, while growing its membership base to nearly 40 cities, ensuring successful conferences and bringing in new business partners.
Tai's track record speaks for itself. His 22-year career as a social entrepreneur, nonprofit CEO and Harvard Instructor have helped to elevate the brand and status of ICA. Previously, Tai founded several nonprofits, was an inscructor at leading universities and served his country as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Republic of Palau. In Spring 2019, he will be a commissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force Reserves. Tai speaks 7 languages and has won several national awards, including Presidential Scholar and U.S. Military Community Service Medallion. Tai completed his doctoral coursework at Harvard University, where he also earned his MPP and EdM degrees, and holds a BA from UCLA.