About

Team Ignite is a professional services company that specializes in human capital development

Our founding team has over 70 years of leadership experience in Fortune 500 companies, elite U.S. military units, and law enforcement.

Our Mission

Educate and equip the global workforce for Industry 4.0.

Our Team
  • ∙ Co-Founder, President, NP Equity
  • ∙ Director, Prestige, EIC
  • ∙ COO/Board Member, New Pathway
  • ∙ US Army Ranger, Captain
  • ∙ United States Military Academy, BS
Danny Hwang
Strategic Advisor
  • ∙ Global Supply Manager, Apple
  • ∙ President, Haas School of Business
  • ∙ US Army Special Forces, Major
  • ∙ Haas, UC Berkeley, MBA
  • ∙ United States Military Academy, BS
Derek Kenmotsu
CEO & Founder
  • ∙ Special Agent, FBI
  • ∙ SWAT Operator & Instructor, FBI
  • ∙ US Marine Corps, Captain
  • ∙ State Debate Champion
  • ∙ Citadel, BA
Tin Nguyen
Strategic Advisor
  • ∙ Senior VP, Bank of America
  • ∙ Global Program Coordinator, Military Support & Assistance Group
  • ∙ US Army, Captain
  • ∙ Northern Warfare School
  • ∙ United States Military Academy, BS
Lan - Dinh Ngo
Strategic Advisor
  • ∙ Head of Partnerships, Amaze VR
  • ∙ Strategy Consultant, Booz & Co
  • ∙ US Army Ranger, Captain
  • ∙ Kellogg, Northwestern, MBA
  • ∙ United States Military Academy, BS
Leon Lee
Strategic Advisor
  • ∙ Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs
  • ∙ Wharton Veterans Club Admissions Director
  • ∙ US Army Special Forces, Captain
  • ∙ Wharton, UPenn, MBA
  • ∙ United States Military Academy, BS
Cuong Nguyen
Strategic Advisor
  • ∙ Founding Member, Inaugural Skipper and Race Operations Manager, Fight Oar Die
  • ∙ Transatlantic Ocean Rower
  • ∙ Project Manager, Rocky Mountain Hydrocarbon
  • ∙ US Army Infantry Paratrooper, Staff Sergeant
Alex Vans
Program Manager
  • ∙ Guest Service Supervisor InterContinental Hanoi Landmark72
  • ∙ Front of House Agent at Hilton London Gatwick Airport
  • ∙ MSc. International Hospitality and Tourism Management, Bournemouth University
Yen Tran
Client Solutions Associate
  • ∙ Chief Accountant at Marnet Joint
  • ∙ Stock Company
  • ∙ Accounting Supervisor at K+K
  • ∙ Fashion Company Limited
  • ∙ Hanoi University, BA
Thuy Dung To
Accountant
  • ∙ Point Avenue Marketing Designer Intern
  • ∙ Center for Development of Information Technology PTIT Design Intern
Lan Anh Doan
Marketing Designer
  • ∙ Elan Bedding Company HR Intern
  • ∙ RMIT University Ambassador
  • ∙ Hargrave Military Academy,
  • ∙ Sergeant First Class
Duc Nguyen
Intern