SHARON JOZOKOS   SATISH KANWAR   TIMOTHY A. KENT   SOWADEE KHAMPUENG   CORINA LAM   MICHAEL LEVINE  
                         
  Class of 1993 Wentworth Institute of Technology B.S., Construction Mgmt   Class of 2008 University of Toronto Scarborough Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)   Class of 1971 Oregon Institute of Technology Bachelor of Technology, Land Surveying   Class of 1999 Suranaree University of Technology B.S., Occupational Health and Safety   Class of 2010 Drexel University B.S., Business Administration LeBow College of Business   Class of 2012 Johnson & Wales University B.S. Food Service Entrepreneurship  
                         
  NOMINATED BY
Dr. Zorica Pantić President Wentworth Institute of Technology
  NOMINATED BY
Christine Arsenault and Susan Soikie, Directors of Co-op Programs University of Toronto Scarborough
  NOMINATED BY
Dr. Nagi Naganathan, President Oregon Institute of Technology
  NOMINATED BY
Assoc. Prof. Dr.Weerapong Pairsuwan, Rector Suranaree University of Technology
  NOMINATED BY
President John A. Fry Drexel University
  NOMINATED BY
Mim L. Runey, LP.D., Chancellor Johnson & Wales University
 
                         
  Sharon Jozokos, LEED AP, is a chair of the Wentworth Advisory Strategic Issues Committee and has been a member of the Industry Advisory Board for the past 20 years. She is the Director of Healthcare Services at Columbia Construction Company. Sharon has more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry and is responsible for the oversight and expansion of Columbia’s Healthcare Division. She credits her co-op experiences with leading to her first position at W.A. Berry & Son, where she worked for more than 17 years. She earned her MBA at Boston College in 2001 and was named Wentworth’s Woman of Year in 2013.   Satish Kanwar is a GM & VP of Product at Shopify, where he oversees ecommerce, retail, and shopping experiences for 800,000+ merchants globally. Satish led Shopify’s strategic shift to multi-channel commerce, and formed partnerships with Facebook, Google, Amazon, and others. Satish previously co-founded user experience studio Jet Cooper, which was acquired by Shopify in order to further develop its product and design teams. Satish is an angel investor, advisor to the City of Toronto, and previous organizer of TEDxToronto. In 2016, he was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30. Satish graduated from the University of Toronto and is an Arbor Award recipient.   Tim is a graduate of the initial surveying cooperative education program between OIT and the Bureau of Land Management. The program offered permanent employment upon graduation. Tim’s career has been with the BLM and the Forest Service in Oregon, Alaska and Colorado. In 2005 he was selected to teach at Oregon Tech in the surveying program, both in Klamath Falls and at Wilsonville. He currently is the Surveying & Geomatics program coordinator at Clark College in Vancouver, WA. He has been honored with selection as the surveyor of the year in Washington and Oregon.   Miss. Sowadee Khampueng is a Safety officer, at Haier Electric (Thailand) public Company Limited , bringing more than twelve years of extensive experience in Occupational health and safety. During her studies at Suranaree University of Technology, she joined the first co-op at Sanguan Wongse Industries Co., Ltd., Nakhon ratchasima in 2003, where it was allowed to manage the occupational health and safety. During her work at Thai Beverage Can Ltd., she was awarded the National Outstanding Safety Officer Award in the year 2011, the Outstanding Enterprise Safety Award for 10 years consecutively and Safety Culture Establishment Project Award from the Ministry of Labor Protection and Welfare. These awards and her hard work gave her an opportunity to work in National Occupational Health and Safety Network. In 2012, she was invited by the Area Safety Center 5, Ayutthaya, to be the trainer for the BBS (Behavior Base Safety) course for safety officers in many provinces of Thailand such as Saraburi, Ayutthaya and Pathumthani. In addition, she help cooperates with other occupational health and safety organizers together with the Ministry of Labor and Welfare of Thailand.   Ms. Lam, the Head of HR Advisory Partnerships at SAP SuccessFactors, credits her co-op experience for truly turning her studies into reality. She completed co-ops at Johnson & Johnson in Marketing and AXIS Healthcare Communications in Human Resources. Co-op provided a head start on understanding what it was like to start a real first job. She learned the value of hard work and ethics that helped propel her career. Ms. Lam worked directly for the CEO of SAP, helping to execute the strategy and vision for 85,000 employees, became the Chief of Staff of SAP’s Global Partner Operations with responsibility for over 13,500 companies within the company’s ecosystem, traveled the world, worked with board members to make decisions, and managed demanding projects and intense situations.   Michael is a dynamic and innovative entrepreneur, who is especially passionate about working with children and the millennial generation on a vision to drive healthy and sustainable change in the food industry and is currently holding over 20 different food safety certifications. After completing his formal education, Michael went on to found several multimillion-dollar companies, including Global Food Solutions, which develops brands and products for the Food Service and School Food Service industry; LineCor Distribution Solutions, which provides scalable third-party logistics and distribution services; and most recently, the LVYN Angel Fund, which focuses on investments in social impact business models. His companies – which collectively realize over eight figures per year in sales – follow a selffunded approach, with each free of investment dollars, bank funds, or debt. In 2017, Michael was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in the Food and Drink category.