About Jason Ishibashi

Best Places to Contact Me:

  1. TxtMsg: +1 (562) 556-0566
  2. Twitter: JasonIshibashi
  3. E-Mail: jason at jyish dot com
  4. Phone: +1 (562) 556-0566
  5. Skype: PenguinYoshi

Search for me using this email address:jyishibashi dash web at-sign yahoo dot com

Quick Biography: BS in Computer Science with focus in Getting Stuff Done, Social Media, Social Networking, Teamwork, Leadership, Personal Finance, Young Business, High School and College Education, Web 2.0. Mentor through Future Business Leaders of America, and program staff for Destination Imagination in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Riverside Counties.

Biography

Formerly known as The Financial Penguin, Jason graduated with a degree in Computer Science and currently works on the Airshow Moving Map systems for business/regional jets and airlines. He combines his interests in education, technology, philosophy, leadership, teamwork, time management, and photography in weird ways as demonstrated on his many outlets now branded as penguinCAST.

Outside of work, Jason is involved in Future Business Leaders of America Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL), Destination ImagiNation (DI), and the President’s Scholars program at Cal State Fullerton.

Jason frequently judges FBLA-PBL events for both the high school and collegiate divisions. He also tries to attend networking and mentoring events. See him this year at the FBLA-PBL National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California!

Destination ImagiNation is a creative problem solving program for K-12 students with programs for community groups and University students. Jason currently serves as the LA-DI-Land Tournament Director serving Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties. He formerly served as Co-Regional Director for the LA-DI-Land Region while in University.

Jason continues to be involved with the President’s Scholars program at California State University Fullerton. As a President’s Scholar alumnus, and former Co-president of the President Scholars Student Association he organized community service events, helped manage the student social activities, and helped promote the program to incoming students. Now he gives back to the program as a President’s Associate.

Bio 160:
BS CompSci focusing in Getting Stuff Done, Social Networking/Media, Teamwork, Leadership, Personal Finance, Young Business, HS/Col Education, Web 2.0

Languages Spoken: English

Time Zone: United States / Pacific (UTC-0800; UTC-0700 Daylight)

Location: San Gabriel, California, United States of America (91775)

Favorite Books: Harry Potter, The Last Lecture, Leaders Eat Last, Turn The Ship Around, Drive

Interests: Internet, Web, Web 2.0, Online, Education, Social Media, Social Networking, Getting Things Done, GTD, Business, Personal Finance, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, SEO, Sports, Macintosh, Mac, Apple, iPhone, iPod, Mac OS X, Windows, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Ubuntu, OpenSUSE, Fedora, Computers, Exercise, Swimming, Hiking, Photography

Education:

2002-2006 BS in Computer Science, California State University, Fullerton

1998-2002 Troy High School, Troy Tech Program, Fullerton, CA

1996-1998 Benton Middle School, La Mirada, CA

1990-1996 Emery Elementary School, Buena Park, CA

Employment:

2015-present Rockwell Collins, Irvine, CA, Senior Custom Software Account Manager

2013-present TRI Leadership Resources, San Gabriel, CA, Event Staff

2006-2015 Rockwell Collins, Irvine, CA, Senior Software Content Integrator

2005-2006 California State University Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, Computer Engineering Department Webmaster & Office Assistant

2003-2003 Thales Raytheon Systems, Fullerton, CA, Assistant Quality Assurance Engineer (summer job)

2002-2006 California State University Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, University Honors Resource Center Office Assistant

2001-2001 Raytheon Systems Company, Fullerton, CA, Assistant Training Coordinator

Volunteer Roles:

2015-present California Phi Beta Lambda, an association of Future Business Leaders of America, Fullerton, CA Manager, State Conferences

2013-2015 California Phi Beta Lambda, an association of Future Business Leaders of America, Fullerton, CA State Officer Coach

2009-2013 California Phi Beta Lambda, an association of Future Business Leaders of America, Fullerton, CA Executive Staff

2004-2009 California Creativity, a Destination ImagiNation Affiliate, Pasadena, CA, LA-DI-Land Tournament Director & Board Member

2002-2004 California Creativity, a Destination ImagiNation Affiliate, Pasadena, CA, LA-DI-Land Co-Regional Director & Board Member

2000-2002 California Creativity, a Destination ImagiNation Affiliate, Pasadena, CA, Board Member