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Richard Yim

  • Toronto ON
  • 5197293885

Founder of Landmine Boys


Velocity Fund Finals $25,000 (2016)
Norman Esch Entrepreneurship $10,000 (2016)
1st Place Social Innovation  $8,000 (2016)
Big Ideas Challenge $4,000 (2016)
1st Place Shell Design Symposium $2,500 (2016)


Product Design
  • 3 years of technical designs using SolidEdge, SolidWorks, and AutoCAD
  •  Proven strong leadership and business development skills through experience as a project manager at The Mosaic Company and CEO of PneuEquip

Work History

May 2015Present


Landmine Boys, Canada
  • Designed and built an autonomous landmines disabling machine
  • Collaborated with St. Paul Greenhouse, and Canadian Landmine Foundation 
  • Endorsed by Lloyd Axworthy, former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Nobel Peace Prize nominee
May 2014Aug 2014

Lean Engineering Intern

Spec Furniture, Canada
  • Implemented lean performance system to allow 20% more production space
  • Performed assembly process analysis that lead to 10% increase in production
Sep 2013Dec 2013

Developement Engineering Intern

Mosaic Company, Canada
  • Managed efficiency project on the freight system, which resulted in the improvement of more than 240 tonnes of potash per day and $2.4 millions a year
  • Designed safety guards and platforms on equipments (float cells) to improve safety and reduce average maintenance time by 85%
Jan 2013Apr 2013

Design Engineering Intern

S&C Electric Company, Canada
  • Designed and built electrical switches for New York Port Authority
  • Performed material analysis on overhead distribution switches
  • Created engineering drawings for various parts and assembly that comply with industry standards




University of Waterloo

Mechanical Engineering, Entrepreneurship Option