Blaise Tayese, President
Andy Yu, VP of External Affairs
Hometown: Washington Court House, Ohio
Blaise is a second year university honors and scholars student at Ohio State, studying Neuroscience on the Honors track. He is on the Neuroscience Ambassador Team and researching epileptic seizures in transgenic mice. His recreational activities include reading, listening to podcasts, playing tennis, and basketball.
Major: Computer Science and Engineering
Hometown: Dublin, Ohio
Andy is a Second year Morrill Scholar, pursuing a degree in CSE and a minor in Business. He previously developed a backpack umbrella attachment in the D3 incubator program, and looks forward to more product launches in the future. He enjoys competing in hackathons around Columbus and promoting civic engagement though voter education/census work. Andy is proud of his fundamental experience with C, C++, MATLAB, Swift, Excel, and Linux based systems, and he is currently learning Java. His hobbies include playing the viola, creating digital art, learning new skills, and meeting new people.
Jason Jiang, VP of Internal Affairs
Cameron Burgess, VP of Member Resources
Major: Operations Management and Logistics Management
Hometown: New York, New York
Originally born in New York, grew up in Cincinnati, and currently living in Washington DC, Jason is a sophomore at the Fisher College of Business passionate about business, entrepreneurship, and technological innovations. He describes himself as optimistic, driven, energetic, and adventurous. Before he started his college career, outside of his studies he actively helped run a family business with his parents and taking part as an officer in his high school investment club. Coming from a very entrepreneurial family background sparked Jason’s passion for entrepreneurship and business. In fact, some half of his relatives are entrepreneurs including his own older brother. He loves talking and networking with ambitious and like-minded people. For fun, he plays strategy games. His side interests include investing and looking at the financial market, learning about technology and innovations in energy generation, and being a space industry enthusiast.
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Cameron is a second year university honors and scholars student at Ohio State, pursuing a degree in Mechanical engineering. However being apart of the Entrepreneur and Innovation scholars has made him begin to have a focus and drive to start businesses of his own. He has participated in start up events such as Launchpad OSU and is also involved in working with several startups. He develops his skills as a UI/UX designer for websites and mobile apps while also creating animations.
Tsubasa Konishi, VP of People and Culture
Major: Accounting; Philosophy and Economics Minors
Hometown: Osaka, Japan / Glen Rock, New Jersey
Tsubasa is a third-year accounting student at OSU. He enjoys learning new skills across many disciplines including unicycling, playing guitar, and using data analytics in sports. At Ohio State he is on the Club Tennis Team, is a board member of the International Student Engagement Committee, and is a member of the 55th Accounting Honors Cohort at the business school. For his sophomore year internship he worked at the global accounting firm BDO. Tsubasa will be working at Ernst and Young in New York City starting in the summer of 2021.