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Steven Wang

Co-Founder at Homefed. Business. Entrepreneurship. Technology.

Work experience

Sep 2013Present

Co-Founder

Homefed
Homefed is an online marketplace for home cooked meals. We're on a mission to make home cooked meals discoverable and accessible anywhere you go. Homefed members can build connections over food and immerse themselves in culture. Whether you are a long time local or a traveller, Homefed makes it effortless to connect with each other over the love of home cooked food. Visit www.homefed.co to learn more.
Oct 2012Aug 2013

Product Manager

Fiist
Fiist is Google Maps traffic for restaurant wait lines. Improves guest experience and increases seating efficiencies for restaurants. SaaS application on tablet and smartphones. Roles & Duties: Founder, Product Manager, and Business Developer. • Lead technical and business teams to build and sell the product • Pitched for funding from angel investment groups (GTAN) • Competed in business plan competitions: Ivey Business Plan Competition, TiE Quest, NBTC, and LaunchPad 50K • Gathered and prioritized product requirements • Analyzed different available technologies to suit our technical needs • Lead the product ideation, development, and commercialization process • Established partnerships with high traffic restaurants in downtown Toronto • Influenced the overall look, feel, and functionality of the product • Directed the content and direction of marketing videos, landing page, and offline marketing collateral • Conducted interviews with clients to understand their needs and pain points • Conducted usability tests through real-life observation and focus groups
May 2010Jun 2012

Co-Founder

Free Vancity
Free Vancity is a company dedicated to hashing out the latest and greatest news regarding FREE events, giveaways, tips, and gatherings in Vancouver. It is a fun and lively company that helps represent what Vancouver and its citizens are all about. Lead the development of the website and overall growth strategy.
May 2011Dec 2011

Online Marketing Specialist

Canpages
• Envisioned and created Canpages.ca Advertising Solutions marketing collateral that was used by 422 sales representatives across Canada. • Managed social media initiatives on Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon, and Canpages' Company Blog with engaging and actionable content. • Collaborated with third-parties (such as Toronto Argonauts) to launch engaging social media contests. • Utilized Final Cut Pro and Adobe Photoshop to create Canpages marketing material for internal and external users. • Analyzed & designed a new post-sales processing system that increased productivity of the sales force and reduced lead time from contract signing to fulfillment. • Coordinated and managed virtual team of 20 writers in Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver.

Education

20132013

European Summer School for Advanced Management (ESSAM)

Aarhus Universitet
20122013

Master

University of Waterloo
MBET is the degree that produces graduates who are set apart from their colleagues in general business programs by emphasizing technological, innovative and entrepreneurial energies that are the foundation of Waterloo’s reputation. The program has been designed specifically to fill a market need for individuals with the business knowledge and skill to successfully move ideas and innovations into commercial practice.
20062010

Bachelor

Simon Fraser University
Management Information Systems & Entrepreneurship trains me to identify market opportunities, formulate a vision into a business plan, deliver quality goods and services through effective project management techniques, manage the innovation process, and more. Courses are conducted through a balance of case studies, exams, and projects with real clients to reach tangible results.

Skills

Team Leadership
Social Media
Mobile Applications
Entrepreneurship
Agile Methodologies
WordPress
Management
Social Networking
User Experience
Product Development
Photoshop
Mobile Technology
SAS
Microsoft Office
Final Cut Pro
Product Marketing
SEO
Online Marketing
Virtual Teams
PHP
HTML
Wordpress
New Product Ideation
Information Systems Development
New Business Development
Business Model Development
Business Planning
Brand Awareness
Brand Development
UI/UX Development
Adobe Photoshop
Beta Management
Software Project Management
Information Systems Project Management
Product Management
Project Management

Certifications

Certificate in Technical Sales

Certificate in Fundamentals of Management Consulting