Charisma Canlas

Entrepreneur. Global traveler. Food lover. lululemon addict. Fitness junkie. Sports enthusiast. Speak French and Tagalog. Interested in social media, startups, and emerging technologies.

Born and raised in Montreal, lived in Boston for about 15 years, and now I'm a Canadian living in the Bay Area. I hold a B.Eng degree in Electrical Engineering from McGill University and an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Bentley University. I have 15 years’ experience in the semiconductor industry with specific expertise bringing to market new technologies and innovative technical solutions to improve customer efficiency and satisfaction. I am the Founder of QIZMA, a free online resource for job seekers to manage their job search activities, career opportunities and goals. I am also on the Executive Council for the Santa Clara Valley section of the Society of Women Engineers.

Hobbies: Golfing, rock climbing, hiking, softball, flag football, yoga and shooting pool. Oh and I love playing fantasy football and watching sports - Habs, Pats, and Celtics fan!!!