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Board of Directors Announcement

Oceanside Perspective is thrilled to introduce our inaugural Board of Directors: Helen Wang, Lisa D. Ordóñez, Michael Kubba, Nana Tseng, and Tyler Mincey! Combining years of experience and leadership in high tech, education, engineering, international business, and venture capital investment, our distinguished Board Members aim to strengthen our mission of “building an educational community to ignite diverse perspectives from authentic voices across generations.” In the upcoming weeks, we will feature each Board Member in a spotlight interview to share their aspirations for the future of O.P.!

Helen Wang is the President, Founder, and Chair of the Board at O.P., as well as a seasoned supply chain executive with an impactful career. Spanning from Apple's first iPhone to Google's self-driving car, Helen spearheaded global organizations and established end-to-end supply chain ecosystems for groundbreaking products. At UC San Diego, Helen is a Board Member and Ex-Chair of ISEI (Institute for Supply Chain Excellence and Innovation), where she actively contributes to curriculum design and provides practical insights. Helen is also a passionate professor who emphasizes soft skills and entrepreneurial education at the Rady School of Management. Seeing the disparity between industry demand for talent and a mismatched future supply, Helen founded Oceanside Perspective to bridge the gap between industry and academia and create a multi-generational learning community. 

Dr. Lisa D. Ordóñez is the Dean of the Rady School of Management, where her focus on leading the institution with a growth mindset achieved Rady high recognitions, high enrollments, and expansion of renowned faculty and representative diversity. She has also been named Business Woman of the Year in 2022 by San Diego Business Journal and is a recognized expert in the field of ethical behavior. Dr. Ordóñez previously served for 25 years at the University of Arizona as a research faculty member and later as Vice Dean of Eller College of Management. As a top business school leader, Dr. Ordóñez will guide O.P. to build a diverse and global educational community.   

Michael Kubba is the Chief Operating Officer at Fellow—a company specializing in premium coffee gear that harmoniously combines sophisticated design with precise functionality. Known for his exceptional leadership in Product Development and Engineering, Michael has a proven track record of not only building and leading successful teams, but also acting as a trusted coach and mentor. Michael is also the former COO of Shaper Tools and held notable positions at prominent organizations, such as Google, Apple, Tesla, and Rockwell Collins. As a seasoned Product Engineer, Michael will advise our team on strategies to develop innovative, accessible, and practical products for our community. 

Nana Tseng is the Chief Procurement Officer and Vice President of External Manufacturing Operations at onsemi. She is directly responsible for their procurement and supply partnership strategy, managing multibillion dollar spend across their supply chain. Nana was recognized as one of the Top 100 Women in Procurement in 2024. Nana also serves on the Advisory Board for ISEI at UC San Diego, and as the Chair of Monte Jade West Science and Technology Association—a nonprofit organization focusing to provide opportunities within the Asian American community and across the Pacific. With her international business background, Nana will advise our community growth strategy. 

Tyler Mincey is Co-founder and General Partner at Baukunst, a collective of creative technologists building companies at the frontiers of technology and design. Previously he was an Engineering Leader at Apple developing the first iPhone and many generations of iPods, Partner at digital product studio Fictive Kin, VP Product at Pearl Automation—a venture backed company in the automotive space—and Partner at venture fund Bolt. As a venture capitalist, Tyler will guide our organization to foster a cohesive ecosystem for entrepreneurs across generations.

Please give your warmest welcome to our new Board of Directors, and be sure to tune in to their individual interviews to hear more about their amazing journeys!

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