Castles Can Fly, Alvin Lee


Castles Can Fly, Alvin Lee

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Years of Mentoring Experience : 1

Years of Professional Experience : 40

Industries : Consulting , Education , Engineering , Learning & Development , Manufacturing , Technology , Venture Capital / Private Equity

Occupation : Business owner / Director

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Areas of Expertise : Entrepreneurship , Leadership

Areas of Interest : Business Development , Spiritual Practice , Startups , Teaching , Teams / Team-building , Training

Values : Authenticity , Inspiring Others , Resilience , Spirituality , Wisdom

My Life Goals and Objectives : The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away

Short Bio : The Meaning of Life is to Find Your Gift. The Purpose of Life is to Give It Away About Alvin Lee A real life story that starts with clarity and simplicity; A simple man and his simple dream; which lead to the Hero’s Journey of perseverance and passion of families building a better looking sandcastle. In 1995, aged 37 years old, after 15 years in multiple careers: Military officer, Sales engineer and manufacturing General Manager, he embarked on his entrepreneur journey. Armed with patented invention of sandcastle building set, he ventured into USA, found US large corporation partner and together launched, Beachworks, which won the prestigious New York Toy fair toy of the year award 1997. In 2003, he developed Castles Can Fly program, an outdoor experiential education program with 16 years successful trackrecord with presence in HK and Asean. He also started Castle Beach, a volunteer-run social enterprise movement, promoting the joy and benefits of family building sandcastles together. ( In 2018-2020, he also started 42Algorithm, a research startup to build Digital Life Experience Curator, for recording life experience to assist in decision making process, both for individual and corporate. Failures, is also a big part of his entrepreneurial journey, In 2001 Dot com crashed, his USD$13 million e-commerce startup got busted. And he came back with Castles can fly. EDUCATION Alvin Lee has an Industrial Engineering degree from University of Newcastle, MBA education from Henley Management College (UK) and more than 15 years of senior management experience. e.g. Disc Drive, Consumer electronics, Events & exhibition and Internet Start‐ups