Love for Tech

Since I was young I was always fascinated with technology, even if it was owning a remote control car, flip LG Phone and playing snakes on an old Nokia phone, rebooting my Windows 98 system with my mom or playing Pokemon on the Ninetendo Gameboy or pacing out the PlayStation one with my dad I’ve always been passionate about learning more about computer interfaces, applications and user experience. Why? Because technology is the past, present and the future and I would like to be actively involved in adding value to users and understanding their journeys by supporting them and managing projects.

Since I’ve studied Management & Communication for over 6 years, I’ve always strived hard to learn about technology on the go doing certifications and courses for administration with Microsoft, Amazon, Salesforce, Hootsuite, Tabloo with LinkedIn Learning & Udemy my professional accreditations can be found here.

Why Technology?
Agorize Microsoft Challenge: Top 25 Finish

Partner with Carl Summers from McGill University under the mentorship of Alison Harrod, Microsoft to formulate a AI powered device to heal read water level changes to communities to help increase disaster readiness along with reduction of damage for the flood struck Eastern Canada regions. Created proto-type and provided final presentation for the Microsoft powered Agorize challenge and finished in the Top 25. Read more here.

Second ever Learning Champion (SME) from British Columbia for LinkedIn. Conducted works for Project Management Institute of Toronto, AWE, OpenMeal, Simon Fraser University and others. Designed Community programs to build higher engagement and connection amongst learners and presently founding and leading along with a team of learners the first ever Learners Alumni Network bringing together over 3000+ learners from across North America. Shortlisted as Top 25 Changemakers from the program to had most positive impact on peers.

“Alvin not only exceeded the expectations of his peers and I but placed as the top student of those who were successful in this program.”Jennifer Catallo, LinkedIn

Top Learning Champion: LinkedIn Learning Ambassador 2020
Hosted Live Session with tech leaders from Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, and Many More

As a part of the Wonsulting International Community as the lead along with my team hosted COVID 19 relief session with Microsoft leaders and interns Akosua Boadi-Agyemang & Olaseni Adeniji. Conducted Resume Critic + Networking workshop with Harpreet Kaur & Jake Hughson to support new student aspirants to bring together the community to support one another. Have conducted workshops with leaders from Yahoo, Amazon & Uber.

The online sessions encouraged sharing, learning networking and supporting community.

I have completed my MS 900 and AZ 900 professional certifications with Microsoft understanding both the core Fundamental of Azure computing systems and MS 365 Ecosystem.

I have also completed with Hootsuite Platform & Communicator Certification.

My professional accrediations can be found on my acclaim page.

Professional Accreditations