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JEREMY CHAN-HAO WANG, BASc, EIT

Jeremy is an aerospace engineer, organizational leader, and entrepreneur with a knack for tech start-ups. Jeremy combines engineering, leadership, and business skills to build tight-knit teams and create outstanding solutions that achieve scale. Since 2014, he has worked on 15+ drone, rocket, satellite, and cloud GIS projects; founded 4 start-ups and departments; secured $42M in revenues and funding for B2B/B2G businesses and academic research; and he and his teams have been recognized with some 40 Canadian and global awards for technical, business, and leadership excellence.

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, and University of Toronto Aerospace Team. Currently, Jeremy is the President of The Sky Guys (one of the world’s top 20 UAV service providers), after serving as CTO for 3 years leading a team of engineers designing drone and software solutions for heavy industry and defence. In his spare time, Jeremy enjoys advising and speaking 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 pursuing an off-site MASc/PhD in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering (Univ. of Waterloo). 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: 2019-04-17