Entrepreneurs

Jacob Chan

University of Waterloo, Systems Design Engineering with Option in Statistics, 2019

Jacob is a fourth-year Systems Design Engineering student at the University of Waterloo, learning to think holistically and analytically about various engineering problems. 

He has done 5 internships in 5 different domains (cancer research, education, marketing, e-commerce, and fintech) in 4 different roles (web developer, software engineer, UX designer, and data scientist), located in 5 different cities across Canada and the United States. The companies he has worked at spans from a series A start-up in the valley (Boomtrain, acquired by Zeta Global), to large scale tech companies (Shopify, CapitalOne, SMART Technologies). 

In his spare time, he takes courses on machine learning, plans events for the UW Data Science Club, and expresses himself through photography and table tennis.