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Humayun Khan
Works at Shopify
Attended Ryerson University
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New Blog Post: 9 Strategies to Profitably Price Your Retail Products 
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My first article for +blogTO's Get to Know a Toronto Startup section where I covered Giveffect, a crowdfunding platform for charities.
Imagine a platform that would let you start a crowdfunding campaign to raise donations for your favourite charity. One that would let you spread the word and really take advantage of all the online social influence you've been so busy trying to build up and use it to make a...
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That's my little brother for you, changing the world:
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Hey guys,

Here's a sneak peak of the photos from the weekend craziness.

More to come. ;)

Lots of love,

Humayun
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I'm super late man - congrats! 
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+Crushpath Adds $6M and Lets Anyone Build A Pitch Site:
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This service lets you figure out when your email was opened, how many times it was opened, where it was opened, and on what device. Talk about insight.
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Content Marketer & Writer
Skills
• Content Marketing • Blogging • Email Marketing (MailChimp/Mad Mimi..etc.) • Social Media Engagement • Branding & Positioning Strategy • User Experience Design & Research • Functional skills in Adobe CS6, HTML, CSS • Public Relations • Community Management • SEO/SEM • PPC Campaign Management (Google AdWords/Facebook)
Employment
  • Shopify
    Writer & Content Strategist, 8 - present
  • BetaKit
    Sr. Writer/Analyst, 8 - 4
    BetaKit is a new publication dedicated to providing original, real-time reporting and analysis of emerging technology news and global innovation. • Wrote more than 300+ full-length breaking news articles (500 to 1000 words) covering tech startup from around the globe, in addition to conducting primary interviews with founders/CEOs for each story • Contributed to BetaKit Insights, a quarterly research report outlining disruptive digital trends to keep agencies and enterprises informed on areas like mobile payments, retargeted advertising, and big data NOTE: BetaKit was closed down after a decision by its parent company The Post Media Network to integrate the brand with the Financial Post.
  • The Art of Living
    International Delegate (Volunteer Opportunity), 6 - 7
    The Art of Living Foundation is the world's largest volunteer-based non-governmental organization providing educational and humanitarian services in 153 countries.The vision of the foundation is a stress-free, and violence-free society. • Sponsored to go travel to Pakistan and initiate a series of youth leadership programs (YES!+) encompassing leadership skills, public speaking, and community service • Managed a group of 4 staff to organize, promote, and instruct 4 30-hour workshops spanning a period of 3-4 days reaching out to 50+ youth • Facilitated 4 management meetings and brainstorms for organizational planning and development
  • VanCityBuzz
    Writer & Web Analytics (Freelance), 4 - 6
    Vancity Buzz is your inside source for Vancouver happenings. We instantly keep Vancouverites up-to-date with what goes on in their city so you never feel like you’re out of the loop. • Reported on and covered emerging technology and start-ups • Utilized Google Analytics to provide insights and recommendations for page design and content strategy
  • Stephenson's Rental Services
    Marketing Analyst, 4 - 11
    Stephenson's Rentals is the leading construction equipment rental provider in Toronto and the surrounding areas with a network of 20 convenient locations, solution-driven professionals and an expansive delivery network. • Conducted daily, weekly, and monthly reports and analytics to ensure fleet quality through maintenance schedules and repairs • Managed 1 staff and oversaw company-wide project to allocate fleet spread across 20 retail stores according to demand and shortages • Created sales presentations, software training manuals, and print/digital promotional material while maintaining company website on Wordpress
  • Ernst & Young
    National Marketing Intern, 5 - 11
    Ernst & Young LLP is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. • Only intern invited to attend and facilitate 3 senior manager meetings • Chosen by National Marketing Director to coordinate the department's Year-End Report and New Fiscal Year Plan • Provided research, writing, and strategic support to the Corporate Social Responsibility, PR, and Entrepreneur Of the Year departments
  • Ryerson University
    Research Assistant (Marketing Department), 5 - 4
    Ryerson University is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and applied learning. • Facilitated 5 quantitative lab studies collecting data from 100+ undergrad students, in addition to designing questionnaires on SurveyMonkey • Assisted in qualitative research, writing, editing, and reviewing an academic paper selected for publication in the prestigious Journal of Consumer Psychology
  • DECODE
    Research Analyst Intern, 5 - 11
    DECODE is a global strategic consultancy that merges the best elements of research and innovation to solve their clients’ biggest challenges related to young people. • Researched current trends around Gen. Y's working, consumption, and civic engagement attitudes to generate 3 knowledge databases • Chosen by CEO to coordinate project for a major financial services client, being involved for the full-cycle of the project
  • Public Outreach Fundraising
    Fundraiser, 5 - 7
    Public Outreach is a leading monthly donor recruiting partnership specializing in face-to-face and telephone fundraising. • Canvassed and sought monthly donations from the general public for reputable charities like the SickKids Foundation and the Canadian Red Cross, and followed-up with leads over the phone in a professional call centre environment.
  • Royal Bank of Canada
    Donations Administrative Officer (Summer Internship), 6 - 7
    RBC provides personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, corporate, investment banking and transaction processing services on a global basis. • Performed administrative duties pertaining to RBC's after-school grants and employee volunteer program in addition to manging their donations database.
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Marketer I Writer I Entrepreneur
Introduction

Humayun Khan is a Toronto-based startup content marketer and writer who currently contributes to publications like TechVibes and Techononmy. Previously, he was the Sr. Writer at emerging tech publication BetaKit before it was integrated with the Financial Post. 

A marketing graduate from Ryerson University, Humayun’s work experience spans the fields of consumer insights, market research, business analysis, and online marketing. He is passionate about emerging and disruptive tech startups and their ability to transform and create entirely new industries.

When not working, you can find him creating art on his iPad, writing fiction, reading non-fiction, and teaching introductory yoga classes.

Bragging rights
Law School Drop Out, Startup Junkie, Wordsmith, Jack-of-all-Trades
Education
  • Ryerson University
    Marketing Management (Hons.), 2006 - 2010
  • University of Ottawa
    Common Law, 2012 - 2012
    Dropped out after realizing it wasn't the right career path for me.
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