Amiee Chan has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Norsat International since 2006, a technology and communication solutions firm which services NATO, the United States Department of Defense, FOX News, CBS News, Boeing and Motorola among others. Under her leadership, Norsat won a BC Export Award for Advancing Technology and Innovation. Ms. Chan is a recipient of the Business in Vancouver’s Influential Women in Business Award and the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award (2008). In her community, Ms. Chan is also a member of the UBC Engineering Advisory Council, the Dean’s External Advisory board for the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University and she is a mentor for the Ms. Infinity program of Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology. She holds her Ph D. in Satellite Communications from the University of BC and her Executive Masters of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University. She has also been involved in high level research teams such as the NASA ACTS Terminal Program.