As a consultant coming from a background of applied science into the area of
I focus these on two areas that are dynamically interwoven
- this I find stimulating and challenging.
Objective market research, as part of new business development, offers me long-term projects to pursue
and a sense of gratification when I see myself helping to bring someones dream to fruition.
Web site design offers me a rare opportunity to again experience and create new
frontiers of communication.
I find inspiration for my work from personal studies of intercultural relationships and my
Mr. Lor is available as a speaker and can be reached at Click Here
Some Topics: How to Shift Paradigms, Intercultural Relationships, Moving Towards the Year 2000 and Beyond, The Internet Pros and Cons,
The Key to Business Success is Governance...
To: Curriculum Vitae - Joe Lor
Mr. Lor is a second generation Chinese Canadian who was born and raised in Brockville Ontario Canada.
In 1959, he left home and went to Ottawa where he graduated in Chemical Technology at the
Eastern Ontario Institute of Technology in 1963.
After that he furthered his studies at Carleton University, York University and St Lawrence College.
In 1965, Joe was employed by Bell Northern Research and worked in the Solid State Division, where
he was part of the team that made the first integrated circuit in Canada. At Bell Northern, he
specialized in ultra high vacuum systems, photolithography and tantalum sputtering deposition.
In 1966, he left Bell Northern and went to work for 12 years for Rockwell Int'l (Collins Radio Division)
as a Project Process Engineer. Here he took on the responsibilities for the design and fabrication of high
reliability solid state circuits that were used for military and space electronic communications applications.
Two subsequent positions, one as Manager of New Market Development at ITT and as
Sales Market Research at Urban Transportation Development Corporation rounded out his industrial career.
In 1978, Joe returned to Brockville and subsequently established L&G Tourism Development Corporation
(now tdc Marketing and Management Corporation).
Since that time, the corporation has been involved with various consultation assignments for
various government agencies, not for profit organizations and private firms.
In 1992, Joe Lor was appointed by the Province of Ontario to be a member of the
Brockville Police Services Board - a civilian governance body that governs the Police
in Brockville. Over his four year term, he became Chair of the Zone 2 Ontario Association
of Police Services Boards (OAPSB), a member of the Board of Directors of OAPSB and
he wrote the strategic plan for the Brockville Police Services Board. Mr. Lor's term
was completed in November 1996.
Many of his papers and articles on Governance can be found at the tdc Governance Site .
In 1996, his interest peaked for the Internet and Web Site Design. He is a member of
the HTML Writers Guild, a worldwide guild of HTML authors and site developers.
For detailed information, please check out the tdc's Web Site Design and Marketing.
Mr. Lor has been a guest lecturer at the University of Toronto, St Lawrence College,
Dry Hill Prison, Kemptville Agricultural College,...
Other things that stimulate his interest are his daughter Susan, son-in-law Chris,
granddaughters Avery, Sarai and Emery and grandson A.J. who live in Arizona;
writing, watching great movies, surrealist art, gardening, hydroplane power boat racing
and Judaism and Asian philosophy.
Joe has also an active interest in photography and a gallery of his work can be see at Places & Things
Lives of the Family: Stories of Fate and Circumstance - Denise Chong's Book About the Lor Family
Private: e-mail to Joe Lor