• Co-managed business development, personally generating US $15K in prototype sales from J&J; US $40K committed by Unilever; sourced deals and pitched to VP’s product-market...more fit • Co-developed strategy for raising CAD $400K investment from SOSV and UW • Created product development plan for budget of US $1.5 million • Conducted market sizing, industry research, and technical feasibility for different manufacturing industries to determine best initial market vertical for technology
• Led a manufacturing line operation of 14 employees to prevent equipment failures and maximize line runtime, achieving an 85% utilization versus the industry average of 55%...more • Coached employees on P&G’s workflow to build operators’ technical abilities and encourage a sense of ownership, reducing equipment breakdowns and keeping the process running to standards • Implemented baseline standards for equipment causing highest productivity losses, resulting in 3% improvement, saving ~US $400K/year
2013 - 2014 (10 months)
• Implemented reliability standards to reduce the number of times we stopped the manufacturing line by over 50%, saving ~US $900K per year • Created and implemented process...more control systems to improve product quality reliability
I'm looking for disruptive companies that have an internship opening. I will be heading to business school in the fall but I have co-founded a start-up before. The most important things for me are the ability to wear many hats and to learn from those around me.
What's the most useful business-related book you've ever read?
Made to Stick, a fantastic primer on how to craft messages that have staying power. Think boring powerpoint vs urban myth. Why does the latter stick around? It doesn't matter what you know or what you can do if people don't listen and remember.