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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.

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.

Anthony Lacavera

Applied Science & Engineering Alumni

Telecommunications is a big industry, run by major players. Anthony Lacavera started Globalive and made room for one more.

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.

Bill Reeves

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

Bill Reeves can be immensely proud of the award-winning movies he helped create as a co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios.

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.

Fred Kan

Applied Science & Engineering Alumni | Law Alumni

It was 50 years ago, but Fred Kan still has fond memories of the time he helped organize an International Students Festival at U of T.

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.

Gustavo Ramos

Applied Science & Engineering Alumni

Gustavo Ramos was born near Sao Paulo but has had experiences in Canada that go well beyond what most visitors to this country have.

Isabel Bayrakdarian

Applied Science & Engineering Alumni

Isabel Bayrakdarian’s plans for an engineering career took a 180° turn when she won the Metropolitan Opera’s National Council Auditions.

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.

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.

Patrick Fung

Applied Science & Engineering Alumni | Rotman Management Alumni | Honorary Degree

When eighteen-year-old Patrick Fung arrived at U of T in 1967, the warmth of the Canadian people helped him settle in.

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.

Todd Reichert

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

Todd Reichert credits U of T for allowing him to explore so many different interests, including film studies, athletics and flight.
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