Mahimna Dave is finishing up his final year of Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo. He has used the university’s co-op program to work at high-growth startups like Wealthsimple and large firms like Apple and Bloomberg. Mahimna is deeply passionate about societal issues and has worked on multiple projects over the past five years to find solutions for them such as an app to report incidents of power abuse and a smart pill container to tackle the issue of patient adherence. Mahimna’s latest venture was GrowXY, where he developed automation technologies for large-scale vertical farming applications. He is looking forward to using the latestadvancements in technology, such as computer vision and machine learning, to createhighly impactful products.