The apps built by Alexander Levy's company MyVoice literally give a voice to thousands of people with profound speech disabilities.
When a headline asks whether your company can “save reading”, you know you’ve got it made. Allen Lau’s Wattpad is on fire.
Sometimes a thesis takes a life of its own. Desktop environment BumpTop earned Anand Agarawala both an MA and a Google deal.
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 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 says U of T encouraged him to think "outside and beyond the box" - and help build the most energy-efficient light bulb ever.
As the first full-time employee and President of eBay, Jeff Skoll helped lead the company's successful initial public offering.
When Kirstine Stewart says she has worked in the media all her life, she means it: from newspaper delivery to senior Twitter executive.
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.
Lots of people have interesting ideas, said Morgan Wyatt, but entrepreneurs are those individuals who act on them.
A sense of wonder, plus intellectual excellence, has driven people to call Natalie Panek the Roberta Bondar of her generation.
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's experiments began early. He figured out - or not - aerodynamic stability by jumping from a rooftop with an umbrella.
Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO of Datawind Ltd., believes low-cost internet holds the key to eliminating illiteracy in developing countries.
"Think Free" is not just a philosophical concept to TJ Kang, it is a credo that inspired him to become a major software innovator.
Todd Reichert credits U of T for allowing him to explore so many different interests, including film studies, athletics and flight.