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Alain Wong
Works at Busbud
Attended McGill University
Lives in Montreal, QC, Canada
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Have him in circles
822 people
Chris Martinez's profile photo
Kat Roussou's profile photo
Benoit Laforest's profile photo
Debbie C's profile photo
Joelson Ribeiro's profile photo
Lindy Steps's profile photo
Emmanuel Verrier-Choquette's profile photo
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Occupation
Marketing & communications at BusBud. Dance choreographer at Cat's Corner.
Employment
  • Busbud
    Director of Marketing & Communications, 2014 - present
  • Wajam
    Marketing Manager, 2011 - 2014
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Montreal, QC, Canada
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Making life easier for bus travelers worldwide @Busbud. Dance choreographer and Swing DJ @Cat's Corner. Freelance event and corporate videography.
Introduction
I'm currently the director of marketing at Busbud.com, a community for bus travelers. My previous startup adventures are Akoha, a community focused on making a positive difference in the world, Standout Jobs, a social recruiting platform, and Wajam, innovating in social search

I'm also a dance teacher, choreographer and DJ at Cat's Corner, and have had the privilege to teach and DJ in many cities across the world. I'm the co-founder of Montreal Swing Riot.

In 2008, I rode my bike from Vancouver to Mexico to raise awareness for microcredit. If you've never heard of microcredit or microloans, I highly encourage you to read Banker to the Poor by Nobel prize winner Muhammad Yunus.

I'm an avid photographer and videographer, and my Youtube videos have received over 4 million views. I'm probably most famous for being the thumbnail and swinging out in the Gmail: Behind The Scenes viral video, viewed by over 5 million people.

My 2014 dance schedule so far:

2013 dance schedule

2012 dance schedule
2012 videos:

2011 dance schedule:

Organizations and events where I’ve taught, DJ’ed and/or performed

  • Albany Chill (Albany, NY)
  • ARTV
  • Beantown Dance Camp
  • Boîte Visuelle
  • Bombardier
  • Boston Tea Party
  • Cameron School of Dance
  • Canadian Swing Championships
  • Cégep Marianopolis / Marianopolis Swing Dance Club
  • Cégep St-Laurent
  • Centre d’Histoire de Montréal (Festival Montréal en Lumière)
  • Cinco / RSM Richter
  • Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf
  • Collège de Rosemont
  • Collège Vanier
  • Concordia University
  • Connecticut Lindy Exchange
  • École de danse Louise Lapierre
  • Electronic Arts
  • Festival International de Jazz de Montréal
  • Journal de Montréal
  • Followlogie
  • Le Jazz HotLindy Compound during Steven&Virginie (Rochester) / Groove Juice Swing
  • Lucie Sylvestre’s Breast Cancer Fundraiser
  • McGill University / McGill Swing Kids
  • Pas de Danse Pas de Vie
  • Place Longueuil
  • Quebec Swing Rendez-Vous (Quebec City)
  • Queen’s Swing Dance Club (Kingston)
  • Reinmetal
  • Saguenay Swing
  • Santropol Roulant
  • Solid State break dance collective
  • St-Georges high school
  • Studio-88-Swing
  • Studio Juste pour Rire
  • Swing A Dance
  • Swing Connexion
  • Swing L’Été
  • Swing Sherbrooke
  • Swing Toronto / Odd Socks during Mike & Casey weekend
  • Toronto University Exchange / Dovercourt House
  • Yeah Baby! productions
  • Women of the World - Diamond Honeys and Sherry D

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Education
  • McGill University
  • Université de Montréal
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