Michael Reid

Management Engineering, University of Waterloo, 2016

Straight out of high school in his hometown of Montreal, Michael independently managed one of the largest student-run home care franchises in Quebec, producing several hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue. Afterwards, as he began studying Management Engineering at the University of Waterloo, Michael co-founded SparkGig; an online marketplace connecting performers with local events, winning numerous awards and raising angel investment. Michael also worked in San Francisco as a product manager in the solar industry. He sees entrepreneurship as an extremely powerful vehicle having a tremendous potential to help move society forward.