Kristina Pearkes

Mechanical Engineering, McGill University 2017

Kristina is the co-founder Orbityl Sensing, a company that aims to make sleep more efficient for the millions of people who struggle to get a good nights’ rest. She graduated from Mechanical Engineering at McGill, and has a passion for electronics and software. She has been highly involved with electric vehicles, and has built electric race cars, snowmobiles and bicycles. Previously she cofounded Appetite, a website for students to buy and sell home cooked meals. 

Hailing from Vancouver, she is an outdoor enthusiast who spends her free time hiking or skiing.