πŸ‘‹ I’m Thomas Lui

I'm a software engineer with an interest in FinTech + web3 + creator economy. I am currently a software engineer at Wealthsimple. Learn more about me.

πŸ’Ό Timeline

Wealthsimple

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’» Software Engineer

Jun 2019 - present

  • - Built and maintained the mobile/desktop application and backend services for Canada’s top retail trading platform

George Brown College

πŸ“š Adjunct Professor

Feb 2019 - Aug 2019

  • - Taught full stack/decentralized applications development using React/Redux and web3.js

  • - Designed course curriculum and implemented lesson plans for a 36-hour face-to-face course

STACK

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’» Lead Software Engineer

Feb 2018 - May 2019

  • - Led a team of three engineers to design, implement and launch an instant tap-to-pay solution for spending cryptocurrency at POS terminals

  • - Improved the transaction settlement time from 30+ seconds to real time and reduce the transaction fee by 90% through redesigning the infrastructure

  • - Built off-chain scaling solution to enable instant and scalable payments on the Ethereum network

  • - Leveraged technologies such as NodeJS, React, MongoDB, Solidity,

Tribalscale

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’» Software Engineer

May 2016 - Feb 2018

  • - Worked with companies like Athos, Bloomberg, NBA, CIBC, American Auto Association, Red Tag; leveraged new technologies such as ReactJS, React Native, NodeJS, Redux, Alexa, GraphQL, tvOS

  • - Led a team of three engineers to develop an Alexa application from scratch using NodeJS, AWS Lambda and DynamoDB for a Fortune 500 e-commerce company

  • - Delivered a production athlete management web app for Athos using React and Redux

  • - Mentored engineers on best practices for React/React Native/Redux

  • - Worked in an agile team and communicated with clients to better understand project requirements

GreaterShape

πŸ’° Founder

2010 - 2014

  • - Created an e-commerce website to fulfill the increasing demand in my fitness products; generated over $30,000 USD in sales with 100% positive feedback

  • - Communicated with customers and analyzed feedback in order to identify areas of betterment, resulting in satisfied customers and achieving β€œTop-rated seller and PowerSeller” status on eBay

πŸ› οΈ Projects & πŸ† Awards

Lending Party - ETH San Francisco

- A web app that allows a borrower to use BloomID as a single sign-on solution to verify their identity and obtain a no-interest fiat collateralized loan with MakerDAO and Wyre.

- Won Best Use of the Maker API from MakerDao, Best Use of Bloom Protocol in Lending from Bloom, Wyre Grand Prize for building on the Wyre API and SDK

Cop or Drop - Google Play Store / Apple App Store

- An Android/iOS app that show upcoming hottest sneakers and allow users swipe through Tinder style card to save each shoes into collection

- 10,000+ users signed up since launch

Crypto Portfolio - Google Assistant Store

- A Google Assistant app that provides latest price, market cap, percentage changes for all cryptocurrency, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and over 1200 alt coins

- Made it to the front page of r/CryptoCurrency and received 2.3k views and 88 upvotes on Reddit

FaceTag - UofTHacks2016 @ University of Toronto

- An Android app that detects faces using phone's camera and dynamically displays information about the person

- Won Best Use of Twitter API from Twitter

πŸ“– Education

University of Western Ontario

Bachelor's degree, Computer Science

2016