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CAAEN 2015 Kickoff Mixer

posted Jan 13, 2015, 11:43 PM by jin.park@caaen.org   [ updated Jan 25, 2015, 10:41 PM ]


CAAEN cordially invites you to attend our kick off event of the year.

Come meet the new 2015 CAAEN Board members, learn more about what we have in store for the year and network with professionals  from companies around the Bay Area!

When: 1/29 Thursday @  5:30p.m – 8:30p.m.

Where: O3 Bistro & Lounge (524 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco, CA 94102) 

Delicious food will be served! Menu items will include: O3 wings, BBQ Ribeye Skewers, Chicken Satay, Calamari, Fresh Spring Rolls, etc....

We are also raffling off two sessions of our LDP(leadership development program) course valued at $100 per course. In addition we'll have other great raffle prizes.

Please come and support CAAEN!

Registration: Click here to register

CAAEN members is $20.00 if you register before January 28th, 2015 after which the price will be $30.00 per person at the door. Non-members is $25.00 if you register before January 28th, 2015 after which the price will be $35.00 per person at the door. Please note if you pay through eventbrite there will be additional fee.

Note: No Host Bar - Beverages and alcoholic drinks are not included and attendees will have to pay separately

CAAEN Holiday Lunch

posted Nov 21, 2014, 10:46 PM by jin.park@caaen.org   [ updated Dec 3, 2014, 6:34 PM ]


December 13th, 2014


 Yucca de Lac Restaurant

Stanford Shopping Center

  180 El Camino Real #700
Palo Alto,CA 94304

Please register and make payment via paypal:


$25/person payable in advance
RSVP no later than Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Please bring one unisex gift valued at $20 for a fun gift exchange!

CAAEN's 2014 Annual Event

posted Sep 16, 2014, 12:34 AM by jon.hoang@caaen.org   [ updated Oct 10, 2014, 5:39 PM ]

2014 CAAEN Annual Event and 10th Anniversary

The Corporate Asian American Employee Network 
invites you to attend its panel discussion and 10th anniversary on

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

5:30 to 6:30 PM Networking Reception
6:30 to 8:30 PM Program

PG&E Auditorium
245 Market Street
San Francisco, CA  94105 

Program Highlights

CAAEN's 10th anniversary recognition of their substantial support for CAAEN

          • Organizational members, PG&E and Intel
          • Key individual mentors

Panel discussion on Sparking Innovation Beyond the Next Generation with these speakers:

        • Perry Liu, Chief Audit Executive, CSAA Insurance Group
        • Bernhard Ries, Director of Market Watch and Business Innovation, Intel Corporation
        • Ruth Yomtoubian, Innovation Lead, Consumer Mobility, AT&T Foundry
        • Dominique Kim, Senior Manager, Knowledge Management; HIT, Transformation and Analytics, Kaiser Permanente

Please RSVP Here:

CAAEN Member Registration

CAAEN Non-Member Registration

Extended Deadline to Register October 14, 2014

 Recommended:  Business Attire

 Sponsored by the Asian American Employee Resource Groups at

CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer, AT&T, AXA Advisors, Charles Schwab, Chevron, City and County of San Francisco, Ernst & Young, Gap, Google, Hewlett-Packard, HSBC, IBM, Intel, IW Group, Kaiser Permanente, LEAP, Lockheed Martin, PG&E, Safeway, Sodexo, Stanford University, The Clorox Company, Visa, Wells Fargo, and the CAAEN IM Group

For more information,

contact Jonathan Hoang (jon.hoang@caaen.org) 

CAAGE & CAAEN: Asian American Leadership - Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling

posted Sep 16, 2014, 12:27 AM by jon.hoang@caaen.org

CAAEN and CAAGE cordially invite you to attend our Asian American Leadership Development Workshop.

Date: Sept. 25th 2014

Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Location: Samsung Hall at the Asian Art Museum

Please join us at the Asian Art Museum where Executive Director of the Asian Arts Museum Dr. Jay Xu will be giving a welcome statement followed by two renowned panelists on the subject, Buck Gee (Retired VP at Cisco) and Carmen Chu (SF Recorder & Assessor). 

Click to Register: Event Registration

For more information, please visit: www.caagesf.com or call (415) 854-0184.

April 2014 CAAEN Mixer

posted Apr 17, 2014, 10:50 PM by GC CAAEN   [ updated Apr 21, 2014, 8:33 PM ]

Come out and meet CAAEN members from 25 different companies!

See you in the City - 4/30/15

When: Wednesday, 4/30/14 5:30PM-8:30PM

Where: Alibi Restaurant & Lounge - 142 Minna Street, San Francisco 94105

5:30-6:30 p.m. – Networking / Registration
6:30- 6:40 p.m.– CAAEN Announcements
6:40-8:30p.m. Networking

RSVP Link:  https://caaenaprilnetwork.eventbrite.com

**No cover charge and no host bar

CAAEN 2014 Kickoff Mixer

posted Jan 12, 2014, 8:28 PM by GC CAAEN   [ updated Jan 13, 2014, 3:18 PM by jin.park@caaen.org ]

Come out and celebrate with CAAEN at our 2014 Kickoff Event!

Where: Region Restaurant, 139 Steuart St. San Francisco

When: Thursday, January 23, 2014 5:30-8:30PM

Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/caaen-2014-kickoff-event-tickets-10141741221#

**This is a "No Host Bar FREE event"

2013 CAAEN Board Elections

posted Nov 27, 2013, 2:00 AM by Brian Hall   [ updated Nov 27, 2013, 2:27 AM ]

Dear CAAEN Community:

We are seeking nominations for enthusiastic volunteers from within the CAAEN family of ERG and IM members to serve on 2014's CAAEN Leadership Board or Directors. 

In 2013, CAAEN has continued to serve the Asian American Corporate Network by hosting strong networking and educational events, graduating another class of successful Leadership Training Program students, and solidifying ties with the Asian-American Community. If you or someone you know is interested in being nominated next year's CAAEN Executive Board, please have the nominee fill out the Nomination Application Form. We ask that nominations and self-nominations be forwarded to the nomination committee at nomination@caaen.org by no later than Friday, December 6th, 2013 so that the team may move quickly to select and create the slate of candidates for elections.  


The 2013 Elections for 2014's Board include these following positions, which can be shared as "Co-Chairs":  

  • Chair (potentially 2 Co-Chairs)
  • Vice Chair of Leadership
  • Vice Chair of Events
  • Vice Chair of Marketing
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary

Details can be found below.

The elected board term will begin on January 1, 2014 and end on December 31, 2014. However, the training of the elected candidates will start in late December 2013 to guide the transition of the board members into their positions.

The election committee will review the nominations submitted, and the slate will be provided in early December prior the the Year-End Luncheon.   


Please feel free to direct any questions you have about the election process to nomination@caaen.org

CAAEN Officer Roles

The CAAEN Officer (Board Member) role in at CAAEN is threefold:

  1. to provide a means for the Officer to communicate and work with the ERG’s, the Community, and each other, and
  2. to inform CAAEN Members about important activities happening at the CAAEN
  3. to practice to be a better personal and organizational leader in the community

The CAAEN Board of Officers also assists with recruiting ERG members to participate in a variety of CAAEN-wide events, including workshops, activities, etc.

All CAAEN Officers (Board Members)

  1. Represent ERG members from your ERG or IM Group.
  2. Attend all Executive board meetings.
  3. Discuss questions and concerns about issues that relate to the CAAEN and share in the collective work of generating ideas about improving the quality of the CAAEN’s leadership, education and community programs.
  4. Represent the CAAEN at one or more leadership, education or social events.
  5. Obtain CAAEN Member opinions and ideas for improving programs and services.
  6. Communicate the viewpoints, opinions, suggestions, requests and observations from your ERG or IM membership group.

Serve in one of the following Officer positions:


  • Serving our member organizations and making a difference in our communities
  • Promoting, marketing and sustaining CAAEN as a valuable non-profit organization for CAAEN’s members and communities
  • Leading CAAEN’s tradition to mentor, inspire, and succeed in 2013 with new services, programs and events
  • Inspiring, mentoring and energizing team members and partners
  • Providing strategic guidance and profitable and sustainable model for the organization
  • Continuing CAAEN’s vision to be the most valuable partner to Asian Employee Resource Groups among the public, private, and educational sectors


  • Manage CAAEN’s finances and budget
  • Provide timely updates of budget
  • Timely filing of all taxes and public documents as required by the law to maintain its non-profit status in good standing

Vice Chair of Events

  • Coordinate CAAEN events which will appeal to a broad range of the internal CAAEN community, and also the external Asian American community.
  • Serve as liaison to ERG members’ events, and CAAEN staff to participate CAAEN’s events.
  • Plan the CAAEN Annual Event
  • Recruit members, and staff to participate in events
  • Promote CAAEN events to the CAAEN community

Vice Chair of Marketing

  • Serve as liaison to the CAAEN external community to establish good community relations to bring awareness to CAAEN’s mission and vision, and the services CAAEN provides
  • Establish good relationships with potential new members to CAAEN
  • Alongside the Vice Chair of Communications, educate the community about CAAEN through all communication portals.

Vice Chair of Leadership Development

  • Plan and host the CAAEN Leadership Development Training Program
  • Act as product manager to provide direction to new training and leadership programs the CAAEN community would like to attend.


  • Take meeting minutes at all CAAEN meetings, post to CAAEN’s shared drives and circulate electronically to all Board members
  • Maintain roster of membership
  • Timely maintenance of membership handbook and policies
  • Create, maintain and administer share points for electronic documents
  • Assist Vice Chair of Communications on maintenance of the CAAEN website.

CAAEN's 2013 Holiday Brunch

posted Nov 11, 2013, 8:20 PM by jin.park@caaen.org   [ updated Nov 18, 2013, 10:10 PM ]



December 15th, 2013



 Milpitas Buffet

  24 S. Abbott Avenue
Milpitas,CA 95035

Map & Directions

Please register and make payment via paypal:

CAAEN 2013 Annual Event

posted Aug 23, 2013, 10:17 PM by GC CAAEN   [ updated Oct 8, 2013, 8:58 AM ]

CAAEN 2013 Annual Event


5:30PM - 9:00PM

October 9th, 2013


 Safeway Corporate Office

  5928 Stoneridge Mall Road

Pleasanton, CA 94588

Map & Directions

It's that time of year again!
CAAEN is pleased to announce the 2013 Annual Event, to be held at Safeway's Corporate Office!
 We have selected a diverse panel with a broad background to set off the night for an innovative program centered around the theme of
"On the Shoulders of Giants"
Talking to top executives from The Clorox Company, Lockheed Martin, PG&E, and VISA, we will delve into their experiences building their careers to this point today and the role of mentors who were instrumental along the way! We look forward to seeing you there!



Carey Chern - Senior Corporate Counsel for M&A and Professional Products Division at Clorox

Helen Vu - Excecutive Leader of Corporate Real Estate Strategy & Services at PG&E

Steve Tsujimoto - Group Director of Corporate Produce at Safeway

John Kowalchik - VP of Mission Success at Lockheed Martin

Andy Noma - Senior Business Leader of Global Network Engineering at Visa

  Free for CAAEN Members with advance registration.
CAAEN MEMBERS ONLY: Please register using your company email address for this event
Register by clicking on the URL link below
Non-members:  $30.00 with advance registration. $50.00 with 1 year CAAEN membership. Please Register using PayPal below

CAAEN Fundraiser - Raffles, Food & Fun in SF

posted Jul 21, 2013, 10:55 PM by GC CAAEN   [ updated Jul 22, 2013, 10:11 PM by jin.park@caaen.org ]


PG&E 5th Annual Corporate Charity Mixer

PG&E will be hosting an annual charity mixer for the benefit of Ascend and CAAEN.

When: Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
            From 5:30p.m-8:30p.m.
Where: BoConcept
            101 Townsend St.
            San Francisco, CA 94107
$15 if registered online by 8/14/13 and $20 if registered online after 8/14/2013 or at the door.
Food and a drink ticket are included. Also, raffle drawings for various gift cards.

Online registration web link: 

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