Please join us in welcoming two new members to the Foundation’s Board of Directors. Rounding out our team of dedicated community leaders, Dr. Neil Naik and Hongwei Liu joined the Board in the fall of 2020.
Dr. Neil Naik practices family medicine in Waterloo, Ontario where he teaches family medicine and office management to medical students as an Assistant Clinical Professor at McMaster University. Dr. Naik grew up in the GTA and studied medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He completed his residency in both urban Newfoundland and rural Nunavut, and further enhanced his education with an elective at OntarioMD on Health Informatics and Leadership. He is heavily involved with the community's health care system, taking on his newest endeavour as Interim Regional Primary Care Lead for the Waterloo Wellington Regional Screening and Cancer Program.
Hongwei Liu is the CEO of Mappedin, Canada's largest indoor mapping company working with over 600 million square feet of customer space mappedin across 25 countries. He has led the company’s growth from the founding team to the 55-person operation based out of their Waterloo office. Hongwei grew up in Ottawa and came to Waterloo to study Electrical Engineering. His first job out of school was in BlackBerry's radio-frequency lab.