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Featured Alumni

Ismat Aziz
Featured Alumni

Ismat Aziz

Ismat Aziz’s experiences as a University of Toronto undergraduate formed the basis of her interest in human resources, a field in which she continues to excel.

Alexander Levy

University College | Arts & Science Alumni

The apps built by Alexander Levy's company MyVoice literally give a voice to thousands of people with profound speech disabilities.

Allen Lau

Applied Science & Engineering Alumni | Graduate Studies Alumni

When a headline asks whether your company can “save reading”, you know you’ve got it made. Allen Lau’s Wattpad is on fire.

Anand Agarawala

Graduate Studies Alumni

Sometimes a thesis takes a life of its own. Desktop environment BumpTop earned Anand Agarawala both an MA and a Google deal.

Bill Buxton

Applied Science & Engineering Alumni | Graduate Studies Alumni | Honorary Degree

Bill Buxton at any moment can be quoting Jimmy Hendrix, or Oscar Wilde, and the next moment talking about building birch bark canoes.

Cameron Robertson

Applied Science & Engineering Alumni | Graduate Studies Alumni | U of T Institute for Aerospace Studies Alumni

Cameron Robertson learned a lot about team-building at U of T. It started with rugby, but since then his career has literally taken off.

Gimmy Chu

Applied Science & Engineering Alumni

Gimmy Chu says U of T encouraged him to think "outside and beyond the box" - and help build the most energy-efficient light bulb ever.

Jeffrey Skoll

Applied Science & Engineering Alumni | Honorary Degree

As the first full-time employee and President of eBay, Jeff Skoll helped lead the company's successful initial public offering.

Julie Payette

Applied Science & Engineering Alumni | Graduate Studies Alumni | Honorary Degree

It would be easy to describe Julie Payette’s career as an astronaut as "flying high". But she takes so many other things to the highest level.

Kirstine Stewart

University of Toronto Mississauga | Arts & Science Alumni

When Kirstine Stewart says she has worked in the media all her life, she means it: from newspaper delivery to senior Twitter executive.

Laercio Couto

Forestry Alumni | Graduate Studies Alumni | Philosophy Alumni

Prof. Laércio Couto credits U of T with helping to advance forestry in Brazil. It all began with two soccer games in the late 1970s.

Morgan Wyatt and Jackson Wyatt

Innis College | Arts & Science Alumni

Lots of people have interesting ideas, said Morgan Wyatt, but entrepreneurs are those individuals who act on them.

Natalie Panek

Applied Science & Engineering Alumni | U of T Institute for Aerospace Studies Alumni

A sense of wonder, plus intellectual excellence, has driven people to call Natalie Panek the Roberta Bondar of her generation.

Norman Bethune

University College | Medicine Alumni

On the world stage, Dr. Norman Bethune is one of Canada’s most famous, best known for his medical work in China in the 1930s.

Raffaello D’Andrea

Applied Science & Engineering Alumni

Raffaello D’Andrea's experiments began early. He figured out - or not - aerodynamic stability by jumping from a rooftop with an umbrella.

Suneet Singh Tuli

Applied Science & Engineering Alumni

Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO of Datawind Ltd., believes low-cost internet holds the key to eliminating illiteracy in developing countries.

TJ Kang

Graduate Studies Alumni | Psychology Alumni

"Think Free" is not just a philosophical concept to TJ Kang, it is a credo that inspired him to become a major software innovator.