W RC Daniel Zhu
Daniel Zhu
West Regional Manager (RM)

Daniel Zhu works in Seattle as a Software Development Engineer at Amazon in Alexa Voice Services. He first joined SASE in 2014 during his freshman year at the University of Washington. At UW, he worked with EcoCar3, designed The Poomba, and graduated with a BS of Electrical Engineering in the class of 2017. After that, Daniel served as a West Regional Coordinator for 1 year before moving on towards Regional Manager. Outside of Amazon and SASE, Daniel is a Board Member of an education program in the Bay Area: ASDRP, a low-cost summer research program for high school students. His interests include tech, running, basketball (MVP JaVale McGee), and frugality (i.e. looking at shoes but never buying them).



“All is well” — 3 Idiots


allen liou
Allen Liou
West Regional Program Coordinator (PC)

Allen Liou is an Implementation Consultant at Uptima, a boutique consulting firm specializing in enterprise software implementations. Allen has been involved with SASE since 2012 when he began his studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. While studying for his B.Sc. in Computer Science at UC Santa Cruz, Allen served as President from 2014 to 2016. After graduating in 2016, he joined the SASE National team as a Regional Coordinator for the West region for 2 years. His hobbies include learning about urban development and real estate, discovering new places to eat, traveling, and sleeping in.



“Someday sounds a lot like the thing people say when they actually mean never.” — Dolores Abernathy (Evan Rachel Wood), Westworld, Season 1: The Stray




 W RC Chris Chen
Chris Chen
West Regional Coordinator (RC)

Christopher graduated from the University of Washington with a BS in Computer Science in 2016 and a MS in Computer Science and Engineering in 2017. While at the University of Washington, he served on SASE UW’s executive board for five school years as a General Officer, Member Relations Coordinator, Vice President, Senior Advisor, and President. After graduation, Chris became an RC and is now in his 7th year with SASE. Outside of SASE, he was also a Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant with the CS department, and spent time mentoring many underclassmen. Christopher grew up in Asia, spending his childhood in Hong Kong, Taipei, and Shanghai before eventually coming to the United States for college. He currently works at Google as a Software Engineer in the Bay Area.



“People say nothing is impossible, but I doing nothing everyday” — Winnie the Pooh


 W RC Soham Saha
Soham Saha
West Regional Coordinator (RC)

Soham Saha is a recent graduate from the University of California at Santa Cruz and is a Implementation Specialist at Accenture. Soham has been a part of SASE since late 2015 where he was inspired to join by attending West Regional Conference. He has served as a the Corporate Relations officer and the Engineering Vice President in the Santa Cruz chapter. In his spare time he likes to exercise, eat interesting new foods, traveling, and playing the occasional video game.



"Why so serious?" — The Dark Knight, 2008


 W RC Tiffany Lee
Tiffany Lee
West Regional Coordinator (RC)

Tiffany Lee is currently completing her final year at the University of California, Santa Cruz while pursuing a BS in computer science. From starting off as an intern, to treasurer, to serving the UCSC SASE chapter as President in 2017-2018, she has been involved with SASE ever since the beginning of her college experience. Her hobbies include listening and finding new music, supporting nonprofits and the community, and discovering new things to learn. She is excited to be joining the West Regional Team and is looking forward to helping SASE and its chapters grow.



"Because people don't have wings...we look for ways to fly."


 W RC Stephen Taing
Stephen Taing
West Regional Coordinator (RC)

Stephen graduated from Villanova University with a B.S in Computer Engineering, minor in computer science, and a concentration in cybersecurity. He co-founder of the Villanova chapter and served as the president. He is currently working at Northrop Grumman as a software engineer in southern California and hopes to improve his technical expertise as a growing leader. Things he enjoys doing include supporting the Villanova Wildcats, watching the NBA, traveling, snowboarding, and just chillin with friends.

 W RMR Emily Wong
Emily Wong
West Regional Marketing Representative (RMR)

Emily Wong works in West Bloomfield Michigan as a Nursing Aide at Ciena Healthcare, at Home as a Logistics Manager at Traffery, and a Social Media Ambassador and Influencer. She first joined SASE in 2015 during her sophomore year as a Public Relations Outreach Chair at Michigan State University. At MSU, she graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the College of Lyman Briggs in the class of 2018. Her interests outside of work and SASE include cooking, working out, philanthropy, and videography.