To bring you guys the best workshops and hackathon in Orange County, our team of hackers assemble into three committees:
Corporate Outreach
Marketing
Logistics

Corporate Outreach


Sean Victory

Director

  • Major: Informatics
  • Year: 4th
  • Fun Fact: My car has hand-crank windows. It’s from 2005.
  • Goals for Hack: To increase the skills of our community to be better prepared for the workforce.
  • Favorite Food: In-n-Out (yes it’s a food, don’t @ me)

Tedrick Wong

Director

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Year: 3rd
  • Fun Fact: I stream on Twitch sometimes haha
  • Goals for Hack: I want Hack to be a big family that is friendly and motivated towards creating something amazing.
  • Favorite Food: Pasta
  • LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tedrick-wong/

Richard Le

Organizer

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Year: 3rd
  • Fun Fact: Got challenger in League of Legends a few times.
  • Goals for Hack: Definitely want to get more exposed to Hack personally and to encourage others to do the same.
  • Favorite Food: Sushi
  • LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/richard-le-017ba7132/

Victor Le

Organizer

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Year: 3rd
  • Fun Fact: My close friend and I have a joint study abroad instagram account documenting our experiences in Italy and Britain respectively.
  • Goals for Hack: Inspire and enable people to go beyond their own perspective capabilities.
  • Favorite Food: In & Out Burger and Vietnamese Food

Sandy Pan

Organizer

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Year: 3rd
  • Fun Fact: I own eleven watch straps and am really into watches (and changing out their straps)
  • Goals for Hack: Help make cool events happen for HackUCI
  • Favorite Food: Tonkatsu
  • LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sandy-pan/

Danh Nguyen

Organizer

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Year: 2nd
  • Fun Fact: I love to go stargazing. It is super relaxing hence, I usually do it when I am stressed out from school.
  • Goals for Hack: I want to get as much sponsors for Hack as I can. Ideally, I want to help raise enough money so we can rent out a bigger space for Hack like the Bren’s center. This way we can support more people.
  • Favorite Food: Donut or Cornbread

Blake Wakasa

Organizer

  • Major: Computer Game Science
  • Year: 3rd
  • Fun Fact: I enjoy running.
  • Goals for Hack: I wish to improve HackUCI within my means and improve the overall experience for the hackers that come to the event.
  • Favorite Food: French fries

Melany Yeung

Organizer

  • Major: Biomedical Engineering
  • Year: 3rd
  • Fun Fact: I play tennis and like to play sports in general
  • Goals for Hack: To collaborate and learn from others and help create fun programing experiences
  • Favorite Food: Sushi
  • LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yeungmelany/

Marketing

Ryan Luu

Director

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Year: 4th
  • Fun Fact: I walk backwards around ring road every week.
  • Goals for Hack: Driving the growth and education of the ICS community at UCI. Providing a supportive and helpful community
  • Favorite Food: Poke

Alice Lee

Organizer

  • Major: Psychology (it’s a long story)
  • Year: 3rd
  • Fun Fact: I’ve played quidditch for about two years now!!
  • Goals for Hack: Become an organization that lets people from all walks of life experience the joy of developing technology
  • Favorite Food: Curry (any kind)
  • LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alicel11/

Meghana Jain

Organizer

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Year: 3rd
  • Fun Fact: I draw as a hobby…never let me loose in a Michaels
  • Goals for Hack: I want Hack to be more welcoming to all kinds of people, regardless of programming skill.
  • Favorite Food: Anything that has a potato involved

Prateek Rao

Organizer

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Year: 3rd
  • Fun Fact: I occasionally play the guitar!
  • Goals for Hack: A close-knit organization that promotes the developer culture at UCI
  • Favorite Food: Quesadillas
  • LinkedIn Profile: https://linkedin.com/in/raopg/

Paul Yang

Organizer

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Year: 2nd
  • Fun Fact: I like to (try to) cook
  • Goals for Hack: Create value for beginners in the developer culture
  • Favorite Food: Japanese Ramen

Ting Ting Huang

Organizer

  • Major: Business Information Management
  • Year: 2nd
  • Fun Fact: I have 7 ear piercings (one my mom didn’t know about until almost a year later).
  • Goals for Hack: A creative space for passionate people to solve complex problems together!
  • Favorite Food: Seafood yum yum
  • LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ting-ting-huang-uc-irvine/

Karen Vu

Organizer

  • Major: Computer Science and Engineering
  • Year: 2nd
  • Fun Fact: I love music. I’ve been playing piano for over 10 years. I also play viola, guitar, and uke!
  • Goals for Hack: Make it more inclusive and expand the community
  • Favorite Food: (Korean Fried) Chicken & Boba :,)
  • LinkedIn Profile: https://linkedin.com/in/karen-vu

Vivienne Ooi

Organizer

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Year: 5th
  • Fun Fact: I have a tattoo on my back and I’ve climbed the third tallest mountain in the world!
  • Goals for Hack: An aesthetic brand that reflects our dedication and pride of presenting this year’s HackUCI
  • Favorite Food: Cake
  • LinkedIn Profile: https://linkedin.com/in/wei-wern

Freniel Zabala

Organizer

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Year: 3rd
  • Fun Fact: I’m addicted to League of Legends
  • Goals for Hack: I want Hack to inspire and inform people on what they can do with their programming skills
  • Favorite Food: Spaghetti
  • LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/fzabala/

Krishen Bhan

Organizer

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Year: 3rd
  • Fun Fact: I’m super into Star Wars (too much lol)
  • Goals for Hack: I want to help build on the Hack site so that it stays reliable for future Hackathons as well as offering helpful features to aid in processing the large volume of applications. It would be also be neat to organize and/or build large scale and long-term projects.
  • Favorite Food: Panini, Pizza
  • LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/krishen-bhan-5b6136133/

Logistics

Kamesh Vedula

Director

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Year: 3rd Year
  • Fun Fact: I’m a photographer on the side.
  • Goals for Hack: Take it one level higher than the previous Directors. Make Hack & HackUCI venture into new areas where we can further excel as well as continuing to refine what we already do well.
  • Favorite Food: Mangos
  • LinkedIn Profile: http://linkedin.com/in/kvedula1998/

Melissa Jiang

Organizer

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Year: 4th Year
  • Fun Fact: I have no life so I bake all the time to try to make friends.
  • Goals for Hack: Organize a hackathon that allows hackers to meet new fellow hackers and an event that I can really be proud of.
  • Favorite Food: All foods except olives, even gross veggies like brussel sprouts.
  • LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissa-jiang-865b48123/

Jean-Paul (JP) Nguyen

Organizer

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Year: 3rd Year
  • Fun Fact: Mains Yellow Kirby in Super Smash Bros. (I have a plush in my car!)
  • Goals for Hack: Well-organized events that motivate and give impactful experiences for beginners and experts alike.
  • Favorite Food: Loaded Nachos
  • LinkedIn Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/jeanpaul-nguyen

Angela Lin

Organizer

  • Major: Computer Science & Engineering
  • Year: 2nd Year
  • Fun Fact: I met Troye Sivan at a random concert!
  • Goals for Hack: To create a fun learning environment for people to create and hack.
  • Favorite Food: Sushi
  • LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelalin19/

Josephine Ros

Organizer

  • Major: Business Administration
  • Year: 3rd Year
  • Fun Fact: I love movies! 60s classics, foreign, indie etc.
  • Goals for Hack: Foster a community of learning and collaboration through interpersonal communication and timely flow of materials.
  • Favorite Food: Ramen 😀
  • LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/josephine-ros/

Rachel Lam

Organizer

  • Major: Computer Science and Music (Violin)
  • Year: 3rd Year
  • Fun Fact: I am a twin and no we do not look alike!
  • Goals for Hack: Come up with new and creative ideas to inspire other students.
  • Favorite Food: Sushi