SE Episode 110: Finding Your Blindspots in Leadership w/ Abe Ng

Abe NG, CEO of Sushi Maki, on the Something Extra Podcast

CEO of Shushi Maki, Abe Ng, is a leader you want to know! His time on Something Extra will equip you for times when there isn’t a rule book for your reality and will push you to continue in having the mindset of being a student in all areas of your life. 

Bio: Abe Ng is the founder and CEO of Sushi Maki – South Florida’s award-winning leader in innovative Japanese cuisine serving fresh, premium quality fare in a relaxed, modern and out-of-the-box environments (restaurants, airports, sports arenas, universities and gourmet markets) throughout Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach County. In this role, he oversees the strategic development and management of the 22 locations owned and operated under the Sushi Maki.

A Miami native, Ng (pronounced “ing”) serves on various boards, including the Greater Miami Convention and Visitor Bureau, National Christian Foundation, Big Brother Big Sisters Miami, the Cornell University Hospitality Entrepreneurship Advisory Board and the Florida Restaurant Association. Abe was recognized as one of the Miami Herald’s 2011 20 Under 40 and the South Florida Business Journal’s 2010 40 Under 40. Abe was recently honored as Ultimate CEO by the South Florida Business Journal and in 2015 was a regional finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Abe, the former chapter chair for YPO Miami, is a graduate of the Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration (’95) and the Owner/President Manager program at the Harvard Business School. He currently lives in Miami with his wife Christina and their three children ages 16, 13, and 12.

Abe’s Something Extra: “Every leader needs to be surrounded by people that will speak the truth to you and point out where your blind spots are.”

Links and Mentions:
Sushi Maki

– Lisa Nichols, Host
– Scott Crosby, Executive Producer
– Daniel Williams, Recording Engineer