Janet Blancett
Janet Blancett
Advisor to Professional Committee

Janet Blancett is a thirty plus year veteran of the petroleum industry. She currently serves as an advisor to SASEPro. She was past chair of the National Conference for the SASE for a number of years, additionally serves on the board directors for the Houston Forensic Science Center, and has chaired and hosted the Young Women Energized career event for the Women's Energy Network. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Oklahoma and is a registered Professional Engineer in Oklahoma.

Crescent Islam
Crescent Islam
Professional Committee Co-Chair

Crescent works as an engineer for Naval supplier Newport News Shipbuilding a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries located in coastal Virginia. Originally from the Adirondack region of upstate NY, Crescent graduated with his bachelors in Chemistry from Clarkson University followed by a Masters in Materials Science & Engineering from The University of Virginia (UVA). Throughout his career he has been active in SASE at the chapter, regional, and national levels. Most recently he had served on the Marketing committee before taking the lead with his fellow Co-Chair Ryan to helm SASEpro. He is excited to see where the new Professional frontier can take SASE in the coming years. Crescent is an avid car enthusiast, photographer, and traveler.

Wilson Kong
Wilson Kong
Leadership Committee Chair

Wilson obtained a bachelor's degree and master's degree in materials science and engineering from the University of Arizona and Arizona State University respectively. He is currently pursuing a PhD in materials science and engineering at ASU while conducting research in collaboration with Intel Corporation. In early 2014, Wilson founded the University of Arizona SASE chapter and served as its first president. He later served as a regional coordinator in the west region for two years before joining the SASE core team as the new leadership committee chair. Wilson plans to promote a stronger sense of collaboration between the various SASE committees and create leadership development programs that will be beneficial to the professional and personal growth of all SASE members. In his free time, Wilson enjoys watching anime, playing board games, cooking, training for endurance sporting events, and spending time with friends.

Ashwin Malik
Ashwin Malik
Giving Manager

Ashwin Malik works as Lead Developer for enterprise asset management startup Multiply Technology in Indianapolis, having graduated from Purdue University with a BS in Aerospace Engineering. At Purdue, he was active in both the Malaysian Students Association (PUMSA) and the SASE Purdue chapter. Ashwin joined SASE at the national level as the Midwest Regional Marketing Representative (RMR) in 2015 and also served as the Workshops & Panels Coordinator for the 2017 National Conference. Today, he is the manager for the Giving program at SASE. When not showing off his cat (Winston) on SASE video calls, Ashwin can usually be found with a book or a video game.

Keith Mui
Keith Mui
Human Resource Committee Chair

Originally from the Greater Philadelphia Area in Pennsylvannia, Keith graduated from Drexel University in the 5 year/3 Co-op program with a B.S is Biological Sciences.  Having worked in healthcare and the medical device industry for his co-op internships, he now works with Eurofins Group at a pharmaceutical campus in West Point, PA as a Assay Life Cycle Specialist dealing with project management. His experiences with SASE has been over 2 years now as the founding VP of the Drexel SASE chapter serving as the National Conference host in Philadelphia '13 & '14 working in the Logistics Committee. Now a part of SASE HR in Internal Communications he looks forward in helping lead the National Conference again in Houston TX 2015.

Ryan Yen
Ryan Yen
Professional Committee Co-Chair

Ryan is a recent graduate from Clarkson University with a degree in software engineering. He is currently based out in the Dallas-Forth Worth Area and is currently working for a startup, Peoplemaven. On his free time, he works on his podcast, Chasers, and is focused on growing SASE Professional! Besides keeping up with the latest technology trends, Ryan enjoys watching sports, dabbling in design, and always experimenting with new recipes!

Pia Muyot
Pia Muyot
Marketing Committee Chair / RMR Manager

Pia Muyot is based in San Diego, California as a researcher for Concortis Biosystems, a subsidiary of Sorrento Therapeutics. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) with a degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. During her time at UIUC, Pia helped to rebuild the SASE Illinois chapter, and, after graduating, joined SASE Marketing as the Midwest Regional Marketing Representative (RMR). Pia currently serves as the Marketing Chair and SASE RMR Manager. Outside of work and SASE, Pia enjoys crossing things off her bucket list and rooting for the Chicago Cubs.