A mathematician with a knack for economics and a preference for back-end development. Abstract thinker with a specialization in complex analysis and combinatorics.


Jan 2009 - Jan 2015

B.Sc of Mathematics and Economics

  • Courses: Statistics and Probability A+, Economic Global Development A+, International Finance A, Linear Algebra A, Complex Analysis A
  • Honors: President’s Honor Roll, Dean’s Honor Roll, Safety Scholars Scholarship
  • Leadership: President of SFU Finance Club, Treasurer at Burnaby Mountain Toastmasters


PigeonList Lighthouse Labs, BC  

Ruby, Rails, PostgresSQL, Javascript, jQuery, and HTML

Marketplace for users to buy and sell goods. Structured back-end in Rails with PostgresSQL database. Established OAuth authentication with Facebook and Twitter integration. Configured Javascript and jQuery to connect client side authentication with temporary database storage. Stored in private repository.

Teachly Lighthouse Labs, BC

Ruby, Sinatra, SQLite, HTML, and CSS

Wrote entire back-end involving the database, the models, and its relations. Created two custom ranking algorithms using the Wilson Score interval; similar formula as Reddit's ranking for best comments.

Petals Independent Project


Petals around the rose adaptation written for python runtime shell.

Work experience

Work experience
Sep 2013 - Dec 2015

Teaching Assistant

ECON 355 - Global Economic Development
  • Refined previous course re-grading policies by creating a mandatory re-grading form to establish fairness and consistency in marking
  • Assigned as the only economics undergraduate student to be the teaching assistant of an upper level division class; received placement due to excellent writing and mathematical modelling capabilities as well as excellent performance in economic global development class
May 2013 - Feb 2015


SFU Finance Club
  • Established a market research division and constructed a template for weekly research reports presented by 9 student volunteer analysts
  • Developed a contact base of 87 professionals and led several sponsorship meetings by attracting and convincing industry professionals to partner with SFU Finance Club amassing $17,500 in sponsorship
May 2013 - Aug 2013

Research Assistant

Dr. Brian Krauth and Dr. Jane Friesan
  • Determined the performance trade-off effect of full-day kindergarten compared to half-day by focusing on entry and bounds checking of elementary school surveys using statistical analysis to evaluate claims
  • Selected as one of six undergraduate students in the entire department of economics to be granted a research assistance role due to excellent performance in mathematical economics course and recommendations from several professors
  • Maintained data entries of over 10,000 surveys, stored in excel databases, and entered recordings with speed and accuracy
2011 - 2013

Ariside Entertainment Inc.

  • Pitched a branded entertainment video concept to General Paint Ltd. and won a $50,000 bid against two other established competitors to produce an eight episode YouTube series amassing over 32, 000 unique views
  • Oversaw a crew of 23 subcontractors throughout project duration and decreased the length of the project from an initial estimate of 7 days to 4 days by scheduling structured shoots and condensing filming periods to save costs and reduce the budget
Jun 2011 - Jul 2011

Open Water Lifeguard

Canadian Cancer Society
  • Tailored open water aquatic activities to children undergoing cancer therapy by taking extensive specialized training and using previous work experience in aquatic safety to judge complicated emergency situations arising from cancer treatments
  • Fostered the well-being of kids experiencing anxiety and stress from treatment by dedicating time and attention to developing strong interpersonal relationships through presentations, skits, and playtime