Patrick graduated from the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management. He was formerly the General Manager at Landis Hotels & Resorts, General Manager at the Tempus Hotel, Vice President at The Landis Taipei, and General Manager at The Landis Tainan.
Currently, Patrick is a professor at National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism, a high-level advisor for the CEO of China Airlines, and an executive at the Wowprime Group.
He has written many books on hotel management such as 《位位出冠軍》,《 意外的貴人：一个旅館人的驚奇之旅》,《 新EQ：成功，從禮開始》, 《款待》,《 好服務、壞服務》, and 《再難纏的客人都不怕！ ：蘇國垚教你90招對策，破解奥客的遺難雜症》.
Pei-Huan Tsai (Kino)
Tsai started her career as a designer after she won the first prize at “City Door” design competition held by National Association of Architect in Taiwan. She was a student at the time and later graduated from National Cheng Kung University with a Master’s degree in Architecture. Ever since, she has been actively working in the fields of architecture, art, design, exhibition design, and commercial design. Experienced in Exhibition design and planning, she was the executive for the Venice Biennale in 2000, and the director of “Taiwan Lantern Festival: Year of Mouse”. As the director of OU Studio she also helped planning the “Blue Print” exhibit at the DMY International Design Festival as well as at Salone del Mobile Milano.
Design & planning of JJ-W Hotel / Design & planning of JJ-S Hotel / Film Brunch / Zheng Xing Café / Eslite Bookstore Dream Mall store Kaohsiung/ Eslite Bookstore National Taiwan University Hospital store Taipei
Before his career as an industrial designer, Wang majored in mathematics, worked in global trading, but eventually found his passion for architecture.
Born in Nantou, Wang moved to Tainan city for university and ever since, he has became attached to the city and its history. After graduation and working for 13 years in Taipei, Wang started to reconsider his career and shifted his focus to Tainan city.
During holidays he would weave through streets and alleys of Tainan with a camera to record and tease out hints of local culture and pieces of history from ordinary everyday life. As he became more and more well-versed in not only Tainan’s culture and history but also its food and tourism, Wang began to write about the city. He has published a series of books about Tainan’s history and is also a column writer for Eslite Bookstore’s publications in southern regions of Taiwan.
Integrating various resources to create value.
Tseng has been working for Eslite from the beginning. From 1990-2001, he was the Manager, Marketing & Planning Dept. for the Eslite Bookstore. After that, he became the Director of the Eslite Bookstore from 2001-2009, the director of Cultural Event & Communication Dept. of the Eslite Corporation and Chief Director of Eslite Foundation for Culture and Arts from 2010-2011. Now, he is the Chief Director of Eslite Foundation for Culture and Arts.
Fujimoto was born in Hokkaido in 1971. After graduating from the Department of Architecture (Faculty of Engineering) at Tokyo University, in 2000, his work became widely recognized at the AOMORI Museum of Art competition. The same year he opened his own office called Sou Fujimoto Architects. Besides his internationally renowned projects House N, House NA, and Musashino Art University Museum & Library, Children’s Centre for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Fujimoto has also earned the 2008 Japanese Institute of Architecture Grand Prize and Final Wooden House as well as first place in the World Architectural Festival – Private House Category. In 2011, he won two international competitions with his two creations: Benton Hala Waterfront Waterfront Centre and Taiwan Tower.
In 2012, the Japan Pavilion exhibition was designed jointly by Fujimoto and other Japanese architects. At the International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, he was awarded the Golden Lion for Best National Participation. In 2013, he was invited to design the annual summer Pavilion for the Serpentine Gallery in London, the youngest architect commissioned for such a task. He was also the winner of Marcus Prize that year. In 2014 he collaborated with a French architecture firm and won the International Competition for the Second Folly of Montpellier.