Canada celebrated its 144th Birthday this past week. LSI 's president and founder, David Chao, (not quite that old) also celebrated a birthday last week. Here are some fun facts about David:
He loves playing ping pong and was a high school ping pong champion.
He plays a mean game of fooze ball.
As a movie buff, he, counts, among his favorites: Back to the Future, Indiana Jones and Jurassiac Park.
He loves a good fireworks show; the best he says, are in Japan.
His favourite sports car is an Acura NSX.
For part of his childhood he lived in Hawaii, operating a Dairy Queen and a laundromat.
Among his cat loving friends, he is known as the Cat Whisperer.
He can rack up a score of over 800 in the Wii Hula Hoop Game.
His English name, David, was given to him by a school teacher.
He had aspirations to become an architect but opted instead for engineering.
After graduating from UBC, he spent his first year, setting up a robotic line at Suzuki Motors in Ontario.
He loves to be on the water fishing and crab trapping.
Summer is his favorite season.