School of Computer Science Alumnus Among Canada’s Top Developers Under 30

Posted on Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Congratulations to School of Computer Science alumnus Ryan Wilson-Perkin who was named in Canada's Developer 30 Under 30 list. The list is comprised of Canada's best and brightest development talent who are leading the way by building innovative computing solutions and creating technical innovations. 

The Developer 30 Under 30 awards are in their third year and were established to celebrate our nation's top talent and recognize the young leaders that are contributing to the evolution of technology. “In 2017, The Developer 30 Under 30 award was spearheaded with the sole intention of shining a light on the coders, the architects, and the masterminds that are responsible for the industry’s technical revolutions,” said Sep Seyedi, CEO of Plastic Mobile and judge of the Developer 30 Under 30. The awards selection committee includes some of Canada's top technological executives from various organizations including the Government of Canada, Mastercard, the Canadian Space Agency, FreshBooks, Pizza Pizza, CIBC, Sun Life, BMO and Goodlife Fitness.

Ryan graduated from the Bachelor of Computing program in 2015 and is currently the Engineering Lead at Wave Financial. He joined Wave after completing internships at Blackberry, Thalmic Labs, and Google. Away from his desk, Ryan focuses on being a mentor and finding new ways to help other developers reach their goals. Ryan is a proud University of Guelph alumnus where he co-founded the Guelph Coding Community.

Ryan joins fellow University of Guelph alumni Nick Presta and Aesees Kaur Bakhshi who were also named in Canada's Developer 30 Under 30 list in 2018. Ryan was honored at the awards ceremony held in Toronto on April 5th, 2019.

On behalf of all of us at the School of Computer Science, congratulations to Ryan on his impressive accomplishments. We wish him continued success in their future endeavors.

For more information and to view the full list of winners, please visit: Canada's 2019 Developer 30 Under 30.

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