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JEREMY CHAN-HAO WANG, BASc, EIT

Jeremy is an aerospace engineer and organizational leader with a knack for tech start-ups. Combining technical, business, and soft skills, Jeremy’s experience spans founding, scaling, and operating organizations with up to 100 staff and P&L in the millions. Since 2014, he has worked on some 20 aviation and space programs, grown revenues and funding by more than $40M across multiple start-ups and departments, increased valuations by 2 to 3x, and he and his teams have been recognized with some 40 Canadian and global awards.

Jeremy’s foray into aerospace dates back to high school, working as a research assistant on aircraft collision avoidance at York University. Jeremy has since held engineering, academic, project management, and executive roles at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering, UN SGAC, University of Toronto Aerospace Team, and The Sky Guys (top 20 UAV operators globally). Today, Jeremy is a co-founder of Rivet, which aims to make air transportation more accessible to businesses through autonomy and electrification. Jeremy also advises and speaks on tech, start-ups, and leadership, having appeared on TED, CBC, CTV, and GlobalNews.

Jeremy holds a BASc in Engineering Science (Univ. of Toronto), and is a PhD candidate in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering (Univ. of Waterloo). In his spare time, Jeremy plays piano, reads WWII history, and maintains a Yelp Elite profile with his partner. Jeremy believes that anyone can lead, everyone must lead whether or not in a position of power, and the best leaders do so by example, expertise, and empathy.

Last Update: 2019-09-19