After Hours

Side Projects


From music that is the soundtrack of my life to randomly encountered tracks, my playlists represent the music that’s accompanied and shaped me.

Xe Máy Champions

A fascination with a staple of Vietnamese streets turns into an ongoing art project to capture the tireless efforts of Xe Máy delivery riders.

Places Travelled

Southeast Asia

  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Buon Ma Thuot, Vietnam
  • Can Tho, Vietnam
  • Con Dao, Vietnam
  • Da Lat, Vietnam
  • Da Nang, Vietnam
  • Hanoi, Vietnam (lived)
  • Ha Long, Vietnam
  • Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam (lived)
  • Hoi An, Vietnam
  • Hue, Vietnam
  • Moc Chau, Vietnam
  • My Tho, Vietnam
  • Nha Trang, Vietnam
  • Ninh Binh, Vietnam
  • Phan Thiet, Vietnam
  • Phu Quoc, Vietnam
  • Quy Nhon, Vietnam
  • Sapa, Vietnam
  • Bali, Indonesia
  • Jakarta, Indonesia (lived)
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Melaka, Malaysia
  • Manila, Philippines
  • Singapore


  • Beijing, China
  • Chengdu, China
  • Pingdingshan, China
  • Shanghai, China
  • Hong Kong
  • Kyoto, Japan
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Busan, South Korea
  • Taipei, Taiwan


  • Adelaide
  • Canberra
  • Perth
  • Melbourne (lived)
  • Sydney


  • Montreal
  • Ottawa
  • Quebec
  • Toronto (lived)
  • Vancouver

    United States

    • Boston
    • Chicago
    • Dallas
    • Detroit
    • Honolulu
    • Los Angeles
    • Las Vegas
    • Maui
    • New York
    • Orlando
    • San Francisco
    • Seattle
    • Tampa

    United Arab Emirates

    • Abu Dhabi


    • Munich, Germany
    • Vienna, Austria
    • Zurich, Switzerland
    • French Riviera, France

    South Africa

    • Cape Town

    Quotes to Live By

    “If you will change, everything will change for you.”
    “What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you create.”
    “Always do more than you get paid for, as an investment in your future.”
    “Be bigger than your problems.”
    “Don’t tell people your dreams, show them.”
    “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”
    “You’ve got to wake up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.”
    “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”
    “He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears.”
    “What you seek is seeking you.”
    “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”
    “Sometimes on the way to your dream, you get lost and find a better one.”
    “Let discipline take you where motivation can’t.”


    Life and the World

    Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda
    Guns, Germs and Steel: Jared Diamond
    How The World Really Works by Vaclav Smil
    Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
    The Diary of a CEO by Steven Bartlett
    The End of The World is Just The Beginning by Peter Zeihan
    Tribe of Mentors by Timothy Ferriss

    Design and Business

    Designing Products People Love by Scott Hurff
    Designing Together by Dan M. Brown
    Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence by Daniel Goleman
    How to Make Sense of Any Mess by Abby Covert
    Influence – The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini
    Navigating The Politics of UX by John Scott Bowie
    Pitch Anything by Oren Klaff
    Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely
    Servant Leadership in Action by Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell
    Start at The End by Matt Wallaert
    Talking to Humans by Giff Constable
    The Art of Facilitation by Dale Hunter
    The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
    The Yes Book – The Art of Better Negotiation by Clive Rich


    Blood, Sweat and Pixels by Jason Schreier
    Elon Musk by Walter Isaacson
    Ride of a Lifetime by Robert Iger
    The World Atlas of Coffee by James Hoffmann

    Small Screen

    Stand Up


    Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
    Black Mirror
    Breaking Bad
    Chef’s Table
    Curb Your Enthusiasm
    Family Guy
    Grand Tour
    Kenny vs Spenny
    Long Way Round
    Master of None
    Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares (UK)
    The Morning Show
    Top Gear (UK)

    Bill Burr
    Bill Maher
    Chris Rock
    Conan O’Brien
    David Cross
    Dave Chappelle
    Denis Leary
    Dennis Miller
    Doug Stanhope
    George Carlin
    Jim Carrey
    Jim Jefferies
    Jim Norton
    Lewis Black
    Louie CK
    Patton Oswalt
    Steve Martin

    Aquarium Co-Op Podcast
    Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
    Freakonomics Radio
    HBR IdeaCast
    Here’s The Thing
    Marketing Over Coffee
    TED Radio Hour
    The a16z Podcast
    The Diary of a CEO
    The Macron Show
    The Tim Ferries Show
    This Morning with Gordon Deal
    This Week in Tech
    This Week in Startups
    Under the Influence
    Where Should We Begin?