Marketing Executive, Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED)
A global citizen, Tony was born in Sydney, Australia to Korean parents and grew up in Auckland, New Zealand. His first experience in the workforce was as an enthusiastic 10-year-old helping at a $2 Shop. Disinterested and under-performing at high school, Tony’s life changed when he discovered business studies, which ignited his passion for entrepreneurship and marketing.
Before his role as Marketing Executive at Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), Tony worked as Young Enterprise Co-ordinator for the Auckland Business Chamber, was Co-Founder and Director of Noted2A+, a student note trading platform and Founder of LAYOUT, New Zealand's first Ultimate Frisbee training business.
Tony believes youth are the future of Auckland and that it is important to provide the city’s young people with the right opportunities outside study so they can identify their passions, excel personally and professionally and help Auckland move successfully towards the future.