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Almond Au

Customer Engineer
Google
Almond Au | Ingénieur client chez Google
Almond Au | Ingénieur client chez Google
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Almond Au is a customer engineer who solves complex problems with Google.

About me

I was born/grew up in: Hong Kong, grew up in Markham, Ontario, Canada

I now live in: Markham, Ontario, Canada.

I completed my training/education at: Ryerson University, Bachelor's and Master's in Computer Science/Engineering.

What I do at work

I spent a lot of my time understanding complex situations involving lots of people, each with various responsibilities working together as a team. I communicate complicated ideas, technologies, and projects using written and verbal languages to keep everyone on track!

My career path is

I had a lot of good mentors while I was growing up. They taught me various skill sets and shared their experiences with me. The common theme was paying it forward, helping people who can then help more people.

I am motivated by

I've worked in the technology sector for the past 12 years and no two days are the same. I enjoy learning new things, meeting with people to learn and share ideas.

How I affect peoples’ lives

I help corporate customers use the latest computer technologies to enhance their user experience. It can be customers in other technology sectors, or marketing firms, social media, etc.

Outside of work I

Camping, skiing, and spending time with my family.

My advice to others

Work hard, don't give up, keep an open mind about yourself and others.

When I was a student, I enjoyed:
  • Geography
  • Technology
  • History
  • Computer Science
When I was a student, I would have described myself as someone who:
  • Brought people together
  • Was motivated by success
  • Didn't really care about grades
  • Wanted to be in charge
  • Liked being given specific instructions
  • Wasn't sure what I wanted to do

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