What's up! I'm Rikard, a 19 year old excited about improving lives at the intersection of biology and tech and empowering others to reach their goals through community building. Super interested in longevity, blockchain tech, psychology, and politics. You can catch me playing soccer, following MMA, and going down obscure youtube + reddit rabbit holes. I love meeting new people, so reach out! Glad to help out any way I can 🙂 Twitter // Linkedin // Github // Medium
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🎓 Studying Computer Science + Biology at the University of Waterloo.
🧬 Building drug discovery pipelines using machine learning at the Magarvey Lab.
👨💻 Creating an interdisciplinary life sciences community at BioDojo.
📝 Researching adversarial examples and interpretability in machine learning.
🏠 Organizing a co-living community of ambitious youth through Edyfi.
📖 Reading Ordinary Men.
🔬 Ran a startup recognized by the UN building an improved and affordable blood alcohol indicator.
📈 Grew one of Canada's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges from 2,000 to 10,000 users in 3 months.
🗓️ Organized two of Canada's biggest medical innovation events for youth, BioTEC and OMS.
🏆 Three time national champion, two time international finalist in DECA business finance competitions.
💰 Consulted blockchain projects on marketing/content, helping them raise tens of millions of dollars.
💻 The Knowledge Society Alumni (samples: Wealthsimple consultation, cold fusion, longevity, crypto).