Henry Shi

Computer Science, Economics, University of Waterloo, 2015

Henry is a recipient of the distinguished National Scholarship from the University of Waterloo and has been passionately involved in entrepreneurial endeavors since high school. Through the Junior Achievement venture program, he developed 3 student startups and was president of a venture that was runner up to the prestigious Company of the Year Award in Southern Ontario.

He also has extensive experience in the technology industry. He worked on the initial backend system for TwitSprout, a social media analytics startup that was featured on CNN Tech and Mashable. He has also worked as a programmer analyst at Scotia Capital, where his work on their derivatives trading engine has impacted users around the world. He recently worked in New York at Bloomberg Sports (a startup within Bloomberg), where he developed a suite of powerful statistical analysis, competitive optimization and data visualization tools for MLB Clubs.

In his spare time, he volunteers for the national executive team of Canada's largest undergraduate technology conference, CUTC, where he helps to organize and run a 500 delegate annual national conference held in Calgary and Toronto.