Hailing from diverse academic and cultural backgrounds, the MBET Class of 2016 is united by their creativity, ambition, and drive to innovate.

Each individual brings unique experiences and perspectives, contributing to a dynamic class environment where collaboration trumps competition, and students work together to accomplish goals, overcome challenges, and celebrate successes.

The Conrad Centre is pleased to welcome the Class of 2016 to our alumni community.

Class profile

Class statistics (described in table below)

Class size

33
International students 30%
Female students 24%
Countries represented 9
Average age at enrolment 28 years

Average years of work experience 

5 years

Ademola Adelakun

Ademola Adelakun 

University of Waterloo, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Legal Studies minor

Industries of interest:     consulting, digital marketing         

Preston Aitken

Preston Aitken

Memorial University of Newfoundland, ​International Bachelor of Business Administration, Economics minor

Industries of interest: social enterprise, consulting

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Chris Bass

Chris Bass

Bishop's University, Honours Bachelor of Business Administration

Industries of interest: venture capital, tech startups

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Michael Browne

Michael Browne 

Memorial University of Newfoundland, Bachelor of Business Commerce

Industry of interest: B2B software sales 

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Daisy Chen

Daisy Chen

University of Toronto, Bachelor of Commerce 

Industries of interest: finance, education

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Vincent Can Cui

Vincent Can Cui

Concordia University, Bachelor of Commerce, Finance major

Industries of interest: Tech, entrepreneurship, venture capital, private equity, management consulting

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Chase Denomme

Chase Denomme

University of Waterloo, Honours Bachelor of Arts and Business, Speech Communication, Digital Arts Communication Specialization

Industries of interest: innovation consulting, eCommerce, digital marketing, SaaS, fintech 

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Jake Deutsch

Jake Deutsch

Western University, Bachelor of Arts, History

Industries of interest: public engagement, digital government 

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Simran Duggal

Simran Duggal

​University of Ottawa, Honours Bachelor of Social Sciences, Sociology, Economics minor

Industries of interest: technology, lifestyle (in sales, marketing, business development)

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Alexandru Gogan

Alexandru Gogan

University of Stirling (Scotland), Master of Science, Advanced Computing

University of Applied Sciences - Esslingen (Germany), Bachelor of Engineering, Information Management Systems 

Industries of interest: product management, wearables, innovation management, web- mobile development, SaaS, IoT

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Richard Gu

Richard Gu

University of Cincinnati (USA), Bachelor of Science, Aerospace Engineering

Industries of interest: engineering, consulting, tech startup

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Carlos Guarany

Carlos Guarany

Charles Sturt University (Australia), Master of Systems Development

COPPEAD (Brazil), MBA in E-Business

Universidade Católica de Petrópolis (Brazil), Bachelor of Science, Computer Science

Industries of interest: technology, software, hardware, consulting, project management

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Arash Habibollahi

Arash Habibollahi

​Ryerson University, Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Industries of interest: commercial building engineering 

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Benny Hua

Benny Hua

University of Waterloo, Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences, Honours Kinesiology

Industries of interest: healthcare, wearable technology, health and fitness

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Jeffrey Kent

Jeffrey Kent

York University, Bachelor of Administration Studies, Honours Business Administration and Management. 

Humber College of Applied Arts & Technology, Industrial Control Systems, Automation 

Industries of interest: new or advanced technologies (e.g. the IoT sector, semiconductor wireless components sector, electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles)

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Sameer Khan

Sameer Khan

University of Iowa (USA), Master of Science, Industrial Engineering

Osmania University MJCET College (India), Bachelor of Engineering

Industries of interest: healthcare, aviation, broadcast and multimedia, information technology

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Mykhailo Kopyl

Mykhailo Kopyl

​Corvinus University of Budapest (Hungary), Master of International Economy and Business  

Industries of interest: gamification, online education, fintech, software development

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John Lam

John Lam

University of Waterloo, Honours Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Recreation and Business

Industries of interest: social entrepreneurship, sales and marketing, psychology 

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Andrew Martinko

Andrew Martinko

​University of Waterloo, Bachelor of Applied Science, Nanotechnology Engineering

Industries of interest: nanotechnology, consumer health, manufacturing, chemical and biomedical/biochemistry engineering, healthcare, energy storage, robotics

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Vicky Omotayo

Victory Omotayo

​Brock University, Honours Bachelor of Arts, Sociology

Industries of interest: fashion, makeup, and wearable technology

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Uche Onuora

Chukwuemeka Uche Onuora

Delaware State University (USA), Bachelor of Science, Information Systems, Math and Business Administration minor

IESE Business School - University of Navarra (USA), Advanced Management Program in Media & Entertainment

Industries of interest: Information, Communications, and Technology for Development (ICT4D), IoT, cloud, content delivery networks, renewable energy, social enterprise

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Anne Paling

Anne Paling

University of Ottawa, Bachelor of Science, Honours Environmental Science

Industries of interest: green tech, cleantech, biotech

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Tim Ropchan

Tim Ropchan

​Western University, Bachelor of Arts, Honours Urban Development (Real Estate)

Industries of interest: big data, technology 

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Dhuha Sindi

Dhuha Sindi

​Um Al-Qura University (Saudi Arabia), Bachelor of Arts, English Linguistic and Literature

Industries of interest: big data, social entrepreneurship 

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Haroon Tauqeer

Haroon Tauqeer

George Mason University (USA), Bachelor of Science in Applied Information Technology, Information Security concentration

Industries of interest: cybersecurity, fitness

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Krysta Traianovski

Krysta Traianovski

University of Waterloo, Bachelor of Science, Materials Chemistry

Industries of interest: information and culture (digital media recording & production), healthcare (telehealthcare, Alzheimer's and dementia care), professional, scientific and technical services (geodesign, community participation)

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Steve Veerman

Steve Veerman

McMaster University, Bachelor of Technology, Computing and Information Technology

Mohawk College of Applied Arts & Technology,  Computer Science Technology, Software Engineering

Mohawk College of Applied Arts & Technology, Business, Marketing

Industries of interest: software and technology

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Blake Vollbrecht

Blake Vollbrecht

​Wilfrid Laurier University, Double Degree Bachelor of Business Administration/Bachelor of Science, Computing and Computer Electronics

Industries of interest: automation, space, IoT, civic engagement

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Sonya Wang

Sonya Wang

University of Waterloo, Bachelor of Environmental Studies, Environment and Business

Industries of interest: retail, international trade

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Cameron Wind

Cameron Wind

Saint Mary's University, Bachelor of Commerce, Marketing specialization

Industries of interest: marketing, human health

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Rayan Yousif

Rayan Yousif

University of Toronto, Bachelor of Commerce, Economics, Accounting specialization

Industries of interest: strategy/marketing role in electronic/tech manufacturing, consumer goods, food and beverages 

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Ezaam Yusuf

Ezaam Yusuf

​University of Waterloo, Bachelor of Arts, Applied Economics, Finance Specialization, Management Studies minor

Industries of interest: tech, 

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Jingyu Chen

Guangdong University of Finance (China), Bachelor of Economics

Industries of interest: insurance

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