Our Team

Abraham Tang Principal and the founder of Canaan

Abraham has more than 30 years of solid professional teaching experience and is equipped with an international perspective. He was a founding associate director of the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education, a School Development Officer in the Hong Kong Education Bureau and a former high school vice principal. Abraham is also a registered educator in both Hong Kong and Ontario, Canada. His published work on an innovative curriculum has been adopted by the Toronto District School Board for the holistic development of students. Being an independent school head, Mr. Tang was invited by the Jiangsu Broadcasting Corporation  to be the guest speaker on the Global Education program in December 2017.

Erwin Huang Tech-trepreneur

Erwin Huang is a pioneer in bringing technology to education and social enterprise. Erwin was also the President of Hong Kong Information Technology Federation (HKITF), Chairman of eLearning Consortium and Vice Chairman of SCHSA (safety bell). Erwin believes that corporations have to shoulder their share of social responsibility to bring positive social impact to the society, and not solely focused on making profits. In 2014, Erwin was awarded as the Hong Kong Spirit Ambassador.In 2016, Huang was appointed Adjunct Professor of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management by the University of Science and Technology.

Gloria Tam Managing Director of Professional Learning at Minerva Project

As Associate Dean, Gloria leads the professional learning portfolio for Minerva Project, in charge of the strategy, curriculum and pedagogy design, course curation and partner management. Gloria is a thought leader in leadership development, innovation, entrepreneurship, brand management and the science of learning. Gloria developed the "Managing Complexity" program, bringing in leaders and blends in systems thinking, behavioral science, decision leadership and empathy to help leaders thrive in an VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous) environment.Previously, Gloria was the Executive Director at Yale School of Management Center for Customer Insights, the Head of Global Onboard Learning at McKinsey & Company, and a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company. As Executive Director at Yale SOM Center for Customer Insights, Gloria worked with CMOs at Fortune500 companies and world-renowned marketing and consumer insights experts to apply behavioral economics and analytical rigor to explore customer insights. Led strategic initiatives and executive education for the Center.

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