Michael Cheng has been named Top 25 Under 25 and Student Entrepreneur of the Year, as well as a recipient of the Business Excellence Award. He has founded over 10 profitable business ventures across a number of industries, working with high profile clients including Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Stanley, and more. Michael also started TEDxSFU, an independently organized TED conference that gathers hundreds of the brightest minds in Vancouver every year. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts with a Double Concentration in Design and Media Arts within the School of Interactive Arts and Technology at Simon Fraser University. Michael is a creative entrepreneur who applies design thinking into the business world to solve complex commercial problems. He believes that entrepreneurs play a huge role in shaping this world, and innovation is at the heart of what they do. If you ask him to describe entrepreneurship, Michael will tell you it is a way of life.