Experience

Innovation Strategist

DiDi Chuxing (World’s largest ride-sharing company | Beijing, China)
2017
  • Formulated first GTM strategy for smart transport business and collaborated with product teams to implement 200+ IoT sensors and software in 6 cities, reducing vehicle delays by 10%+
  • Proposed a comprehensive entry strategy for a $135M public shuttle market through industry research & competitive analysis and identified a net profit of $19M
  • Assisted in restructuring surge pricing model under extreme weather conditions based on 5 ethical risks identified through collecting and analyzing 14,000+ customer feedback

Architectural Assistant (Post Graduate)

Aedas Ltd (World’s third largest architecture design firm | Hong Kong)
2015 – 2017
  • Enabled a client to develop a $1B housing project by conducting market analysis in 5 cities and obtaining multiple permits from regulatory authorities
  • Collaborated with 4 external consulting teams to adopt design thinking in a 6M-square-foot mixed-use project
  • Led team of 3 to manage 2 urban renewal projects and negotiate between 3 municipal departments, reducing government approval timeline by 30%
  • Improved geography data collection efficiency by 70% for 10 teams by developing a spatial analysis software using C#

Combat Engineer

63712 Unit of People’s Liberation Army (The armed forces of the P.R.C | Shanxi, China)
2007 – 2009
  • Trained 100+ soldiers to use advanced terrain surveying devices, saving $100K+ in surveying cost each year
  • Supervised 3 external contractors in the construction of 2 10-mile roads and 3 bridges
  • Appointed platoon leader for outstanding performance in leading 20 soldiers for 2 emergency fire-fighting missions (Similar positions typically occupied by commissioned officers)
  • Awarded a merit citation for leadership (top 1%) for training and mentoring 200 soldiers on career development

Education

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Yale University (New Haven, United States)
2017 – 2019
  • 2nd Place in Amazon Case Competition; selected for IDEO CoLab Makeathon to use blockchain in refugee registration
  • GMAT: 770 (99th Percentile); recipient of Laura Cha Scholarship (full tuition); member of Tech and Consulting Clubs

Master of Architecture (with distinction)

The University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
2013 – 2015
  • Selected to exhibit works at 2015 Hong Kong/Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale (only HKU student to do so)
  • Recipient of Szeto Wai Architecture Scholarship (top 1%) and Jardine Henry Lo Scholarship (top 1%)
  • Graduation with Distinction (top 5%)

Bachelor of Architecture

Tongji University (Shanghai, China)
2006 – 2007 & 2009 – 2013
  • Awarded National Encouragement Scholarship (top 1%) and Baosteel Scholarship (top 3%) for academic excellence
  • Winner of 2013 Vertical Cities Asia competition (competed with 20 teams from 10 top universities)
  • President of Association of Veterans (2012), organized two university-wide military trainings
    Graduated with the Honor of Shanghai (top 3%)

Additional Information

  • Founded PLAN 7 – a non-profit foundation to help illiterate soldiers learn to read. 4,000+ books have been donated, and 3,000+ soldiers have benefited since 2009
  • Won first prize in a 3kilometer running race in the Army (competed with 300+ soldiers from 15+ units)
  • Organized three public campaigns and collected 400+ signatures to protect a slum from demolition
  • Built 8 VPN servers and 3 stable reverse proxies to assist Chinese in accessing Google services
  • Developed a data crawler that provides real-time information on 3,000+ MBA internships to 50+ classmates
  • Designed Spacehunter, a mobile app to help people share underused urban spaces

Skills

Adobe Suites
Rhinoceros
Sketchup
Web programming (php)
Front-end design(jQuery/javascript/css)

Language

Mandarin
Cantonese
English