Dr. Rain Annie Lim

President & Co-Founder

Dr. Rain Annie Lim is an international speaker, coach, and entrepreneur. Rain has inspired countless individuals from across the globe on how to live a more soulful life by stepping into their fullest expression through her online show and her programs. At the core of her teachings, is the message to find strength in vulnerability and embody love and compassion to find peace in our hearts.

As the founder of RainHeartWisdom Show and the co-founder of Origin of Wisdom, Rain created the world-class SEEDS Leadership program, WISE Coaching Certification program, and Facilitator Development Program to shine a spotlight on our authentic selves–breaking free from limiting beliefs to live a fully expressed life while thriving in the space of love. She is a Founding Circle Member for the Theatre of Transformation Academy and a Founding member of the Association of Transformational Leader – Toronto. She is an invited 100 founding member of Care First World Network and WeWorldWide network.

Rain has a PhD in Entrepreneurship, where her research was published in several notable international academic journals focusing on growth companies by founding CEOs. She has owned and managed several companies across a broad spectrum of industries in Malaysia prior to moving to Canada; her success has been featured on Bloomberg Television, and several other mainstream news and media outlets. Rain has also mentored young entrepreneurs at the Youth Social Innovation Capital Fund and supports SAGE (Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship) Canada.

Not only is Rain business-minded and devoted to transformational programs in leadership, and she also has a deep passion for humanitarian work, with a focus on empowering women and universal education for children in developing countries.

She is the founder of WEWorld Network, a global community of abundance-minded female entrepreneurs, sharing the vision to create world peace through business while celebrating feminine heart and soul. Rain currently mentors and coaches several women-owned organizations and is an alumni mentor for the Cheri Blair Foundation. She sits on the Board of Advisory for Global Women in Blockchain. Rain was honored with the “International Women’s Day Outstanding Service Award” by Women’s Information Network, USA.

She founded the L.I.F.E. Children Foundation – a non-profit organization that aims to provide underprivileged children around the globe with access to better educational opportunities, teaching essential life skills to nurture their growth as individuals and members of society. For her efforts, she was awarded the “Outstanding Contribution to Children Award” by Voice of Nations.

Rain is an international best-selling author and an internationally sought-after speaker, she has shared the stage with Arianna Huffington, Jack Canfield, Lisa Nichols, HRH Queen of Ghana, Dr. Shirin Ebadi – Nobel Peace Prize winner, Datuk Paduka Marina Mahathir, Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury (Former UN Under-Secretary-General and High-Representative to the UN), Hazel Henderson and many more.

Other than her meaningful work, Rain takes great pride in being a mother to three beautiful children, Josiah, Jordan, and Joy. She enjoys singing (mostly in tune), painting, photography, traveling, reading, and watching movies.

Zach Ho

Co-Founder, Master Facilitator

Zach is the co-founder of Origin of Wisdom and a W.I.S.E. Facilitator.  Zach has been facilitating personal development and transformational programs, camps, and retreats since early 2003, he is an accelerated training style facilitator and an expert in the field of communication, leadership, sales, and team-building where he shares with his participants his many years of real-life- authentic-practical experience that generate positive results.

Zach is a Master DISC+O Instructor and Personality & Power Avatar™ Elements Profiling Expert. He is also an expert NLP practitioner and instructor, Clinical Hypnotherapist, WISE Coach, International Integrated Accelerated Style Trainer, a Certified Yoga Laughter Coach, and a Certified Love & Happiness Ambassador Coach. Zach has co-designed and facilitated the Art-Of-Influence Program, Happiness Program, and SEEDS Leadership Programs for the general public and top corporate executives in the South East Asia region and North America.

Zach has a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management and Human Organizational Behaviour from the University of Missouri – Columbia (USA), 1994. As an International Speaker, Zach has spoken on various international platforms along with HRM Queen of Ghana (Ga Tribe), Janet Salazar (United Nations Permanent Observer), and other transformational leaders at the WEWorld Network LUMINATE Event.

Zach is also the co-author of BEING NICE SELLS and the upcoming book, SEEDS LEADERSHIP.

Denise Mann

CEO

Denise joined Origin of Wisdom as an advisor in 2019 and stepped into the role of Chief Executive Officer in 2020. As a perennial learner who experienced measurable results since attending the SEEDS Leadership in 2018 and Facilitators Development Program in 2019, Denise knew she wanted to lead the growth of this unique personal and professional development business and support her customer’s success through such programs as Origin of Wisdom’s Signature SEEDS Leadership for Business.

She has held various business development and leadership roles in Information and Communication Technology for more than 20 years and has supported customers across both public and private sectors, all verticals and from small business to enterprise. Recognized as a servant leader with an ability to build and leverage business relationships while having fun, Denise’s success is attributed to being an enthusiastic student of her customers and the business value she brings in support of their business objectives.

Denise grew up in Sault Ste. Marie Ontario and moved to Vancouver in 1995 following 10 years in Toronto. She studied Psychology and Criminal Justice at Lake Superior State University. Denise loves time in nature, time with family and friends, time traveling and time on her bicycle.

Terrence Ho

COO & Lead Facilitator

Terrence is a son, brother and caregiver. He’s held roles in the public, private and non-profit sectors, where he’s learned to advocate tirelessly for the greater good as a strategist, facilitator, and community builder. One of his biggest influences is his younger brother who lives with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Caring for his brother for almost 30 years has helped Terrence appreciate the unique needs of patients and caregivers.

Terrence has been inspired by these life experiences to become a change agent and advocate for accessibility, inclusion, and mental health. When he’s not advocating for others and caregiving, you’ll find him enjoying a podcast or jumping on his trampoline!

Pardeep Sandhu

VP Business Development

Pardeep has worked in business development and sales support for over 25 years and brings extensive skills and expertise to the sales team. She has successfully lead teams within Canada and internationally to introduce and grown business in new and existing markets. As an astute business professional, Pardeep has a keen ability to work across all lines of business and customers admire her ability to understand how to uniquely meet their business needs.

Pardeep has a  passion and dedication to be in service. After participating in Seeds Leadership in 2017, she was instrumental in expanding the program into Western Canada.  Pardeep loves to share her knowledge and experience by facilitating,  coaching and mentoring people for their personal and professional growth.

Pardeep grew up in Port Alberni with six siblings and now resides in Burnaby where she enjoys spending time with friends and family.  She loves to be out in nature and near the ocean or in the mountains. Her biggest passion is travelling and connecting with people from around the world.

Brent Kobayashi

Marketing Advisor & Lead Facilitator

Brent has supported businesses and organizations in driving online success for more than 25 years as President of Toronto marketing firm Kobayashi + Zeitguys. Brent has lead and co-lead WordCamp Toronto, an annual 400+ person two day conference on all things WordPress.  With Origin of Wisdom, Brent has facilitated many SEEDS Leadership Mastermind sessions, supporting SEEDS graduates  with the integration of what they discovered and learned during the program.  Mostly, Brent enjoys being a dad, husband, and certified fun freak with projects such as #giphyceleb, #sneakerlesssaturday, #covidmarketing, and #killtheguru. Check out his shenanigans on the insta and enjoy @brentkobayashi

Cath Khoo

Program Operation Director

Catherine has over 12 years of experience facilitating multi-faceted transformational programs and personal developmental camps since 2004, Catherine masters in event operation and logistic planning. One of the largest events she assisted was Mega Breathworks hosting over 600 participants. Other international programs include leadership Boot Camp, Money & You – USA, and EOB International – USA where she was engaged as Program Operation Director and Logistic Supervisor respectively. 

Catherine graduated with a Bachelor of Information Technology degree from Staffordshire University. She is a guru who is crafted in detail and excellence. On the other hand, with her passion for extreme sports and games such as roller-coaster ride, Catherine is always excited to handle the room of speed and intensity.

She loves watching horror movies and during her leisure time, she likes to travel around exotic places, with some she has visited including Asia’s Phnom Penh, Bali, Jeju, South Pacific’s Melbourne and Rotorua, Europe’s Amsterdam, Brussels, Delft, Edinburgh and Birmingham, as well as USA’s Grand Canyon, San Francisco, and San Diego. When she is at home, she loves to invent creative cookings to share with all.