- Strong understanding & practical knowledge of many technologies (listed below).
- Sharp focus on web and mobile (Android) development.
- Real-world experience in technology and business.
- Openness to new technologies, methods, and best practices.
- Entrepreneurial spirit and drive with the initiative to try new things.
- Communication skills including presenting and public speaking.
HTML, PHP, SQL, & Windows/Microsoft Office
Git, & Amazon Web Services
Founder & Chief Executive OfficerShiq Technologies
- Developed an Android app, Logo Quiz, with over 300,000 downloads and in-app purchases (Java with Android SDK, Photoshop, & SQLite).
- Created an online SMS notification system, ShiqConnect, for organizations (HTML, CSS, PHP, RESTful APIs, SQL, & JS).
- Designed and operated websites/software for clients (PHP, jQuery, & SQL).
Program Manager InternMicrosoft
- Managed the addition of features to Microsoft Power Map, leading the process from design to implementation to completion.
- Worked with experts from around the company to ensure alignment with product and technical vision.
Android DeveloperHawthorne Labs, Inc.
- Developed, with minimal supervision, the Circle Local Social Networking Application.
- Assumed lead on Android Development for several features launched into production.
- Collaborated with designers, other developers, and server administrators using Git for version control.
Software Quality Assurance InternRadialpoint, Inc.
- Independently designed an Android test framework for a new product (JS, cucumberJS, Java, RESTful APIs, & Android SDK).
- Co-developed a new deployment system for test environments (Linux) using Bash.
- Implemented unit tests (blackbox & whitebox) using the Cucumber framework with Gherkin and the Selenium framework.
- Established server infrastructure (Amazon S3, EC2, etc.) for social network startup.
- Launched web server processes, including mySQL, Apache, & PHP (using Linux).
- Performed necessary programming to demo the site (PHP, SQL, CSS, & Bash).
Gained Experience With
Honours Bachelor of Computer ScienceUniversity of Waterloo
Honours Bachelor of Business AdministrationWilfrid Laurier University
New Brunswick High School DiplomaSugarloaf Senior High School
Awards & Achievements
W. Garfield Weston Loran AwardCanadian Merit Scholarship Foundation Canada-wide merit scholarship awarded for character, service, and leadership to 30 students out of 3,800 applicants.
Provincial Effective Speaking CompetitionRoyal Canadian Air Cadets
Developer of the #1 free application on the Amazon Android App Store
Winner, Provincial Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge
University of Waterloo President's Scholarship of Distinction
Debate Team CaptainJDC Central - Business Competition
VolunteerUniversity of Waterloo Campus Conservatives Laurier Campus Conservatives Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario Conservative Party of Canada
Volunteer CoordinatorCanadian Blood Services
Deputy Commissioner of TechnologyUniversity of Waterloo Federation of Students
Vice-President (Finance), Double Degree ClubUniversity of Waterloo/Wilfrid Laurier University
President, Student CouncilSugarloaf Senior High School