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Ken Ying

Advisor Toronto, Canada Area, CA

IT Project Manager, Global Business Services, Procter & Gamble. Previous Founder - Business Development and Marketing, FreshPlate.

IT Project Manager, Global Business Services, Procter & Gamble. Previous Founder - Business Development and Marketing, FreshPlate.

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FreshPlate

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Tixe
Kunioo
FreshPlate

Positions

IT Project Manager, Global Business Services Procter & Gamble January 2014 - present
Founder - VP of Business Development and Marketing FreshPlate 2013 - May 2014
Business Systems Analyst TELUS 2013 - 2014
Business Development Edukaans September 2012 - January 2013
Student Simon Fraser University September 2008 - 2013
Marketing Analyst - Internship LivingSocial May 2012 - August 2012
Business Analyst – Internship Marketing Agency – 2Win Communications September 2011 - December 2011
Accounting Staff - Internship TEC The Education Company June 2011 - August 2011
Director, Business Representative Simon Fraser Student Society May 2010 - May 2011

Education

University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies - Operations Supply Chain Management 2015 - 2015
Simon Fraser University Management Information Systems and Entrepreneurship 2008 - 2013

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Mobile
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Social Impact

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Fundraising • Project management • Management • Competition • Business Strategy • Entrepreneurship • Investor pitch

Key Accomplishments

- Approach me for pitches, funding, and presentations.
- I am extremely critical and have proficiency in business
- Previous Startup experience and Founder of www.freshplate.ca
- Experience working with start-up companies, midsize companies, and Fortune 500
- Experience in working in marketing agencies, IT, and finance
- Worked and lived in UK, Taiwan, Vancouver, and Toronto (current)

How I like to work with people
As an Advisor

Common Sense strategy: identify and articulate things that makes sense, cut the bullshit and sales. Focus on the strengths, no one likes to be manipulated, people are too smart for that, especially investors.

Interested, lets chat.

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June Kim
We worked together  •  Legit Developer, CamvyTechnologies and Visual Storyteller, Camvy Company Films. Simon Fraser grad.
Ken is fun!
Hao Lin
They're my school  •  Managing Partner, Canadian International Trading Ltd. and Operations Manager, TIXE.
He is one of the smartest person I know. Ken is in his journey to become successful but more importantly he is going to impact people's live ... s with his ideas. I respect and admire his passion for technology and development. I think what makes him a great entrepreneur is his ability to connect people and also products. He is a true observer and executioner.
June Kim
We worked together  •  Legit Developer, CamvyTechnologies and Visual Storyteller, Camvy Company Films. Simon Fraser grad.
Ken is a great communicator and a master project manager
Alex Zhou
We worked together  •  Previously Innovation Manager, Procter & Gamble. Previously Technical Coordinator, Munk School of Global Affairs.
Ken is a hard working individual who is motivated to work on meaningful projects. He is results-oriented and always takes full ownership ove ... r his work.
Ben Tan, CAPM
They're my school  •  Research Assistant/Business Analyst (Contract), Beedie School of Business at SFU. Simon Fraser grad.
He's one of the most ambitious person I've met in my undergraduate career. Ken's drive ultimately let him to get an amazing role at P&G.
Kevin Zhang
We worked together  •  Internal Relations Officer/ Staff Liaison Officer, Simon Fraser Student Society and Treasurer, Simon Fraser Student Society. Simon Fraser grad.
Ken is a calm and analytically. He is always able to see things from many perspectives which is a must have in any team

Alex Zhou
We worked together  •  Previously Innovation Manager, Procter & Gamble. Previously Technical Coordinator, Munk School of Global Affairs.
Alex is a young and driven individual. He never stops thinking of great solutions, he is always on his feet and eager to get things done. Al ... ex is highly recommended.