Ivey Business Review is written, designed and managed by undergraduate students at the Ivey Business School. All contributions come from current students and alumni of Ivey Business School and are curated by its student Editorial Board. The Advisory Board is comprised of past contributors and oversees the Editorial Board, which runs all day-to-day operations.
The IBR leadership team is comprised of the Editor-in-Chief, Publisher, and Managing Editor. They are responsible for managing the publication team, acting as a liaison between the organization and the Ivey Program Office, and overseeing the publication as a whole. They can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Adam Miller – Editor-in-Chief
Adam Miller is an HBA/Computer Science 2022 candidate. In 2019, he wrote an article about how InterContinental Hotels Group can better capture the business travel market; outside of school he is an avid baker and amateur hiker.
Carol Zhai – Publisher
Carol Zhai is an HBA 2022 candidate. She joined IBR in 2019, when she wrote an article about new revenue streams for Buzzfeed in product development. Outside of school, she enjoys hiking, listening to podcasts and trying out new recipes.
Nick Tommasini – Managing Editor
Nick Tommasini is an HBA 2021 candidate. He joined IBR in 2017 as a Researcher, and most recently wrote for the Fall 2019 edition about WarnerMedia’s partnership opportunities for the launch of HBO Max. Outside of school, he enjoys hockey, reading, podcasts and playing video games.
Ben Ballyk is an HBA/Mechanical Engineering 2023 candidate. He co-authored an article in 2020 proposing that GE Renewable Energy should focus on long-duration energy storage. Outside of academia, he can be found canoeing, film-making, or playing classical guitar.
Jun is an HBA2022 Candidate who coauthored an article about Modern Health for the Winter 2020 edition. In his free time, he enjoys running and finding good movies.
Dante is an HBA 2021 Candidate pursuing a dual degree with Philosophy. He co-authored an article in 2019 that a Canadian REIT should enter the Canadian purpose-built student accommodation market. Upon graduation, Dante plans to enter the finance industry.
Kate San is an HBA 2022 candidate. She joined IBR in 2019 as a Researcher and wrote in the Fall 2020 edition about Modern Health’s opportunity to improve student mental health. Outside of school, she enjoys trail biking and trying new restaurants.
David Li is an HBA 2021 candidate. He wrote for the Spring 2020 edition about an expansion strategy for Molson Coors in the craft beer market. Outside of school, he enjoys basketball, reading, cooking, and video games.
Kenneth is an HBA/Medical Science 2022 candidate. He authored an article in 2020 about how Epic Games can utilize a game pass model to better compete in the PC market. Outside of school, he enjoys fencing, reading, and chess.
Darren is an HBA/Economics 2022 Candidate. He co-authored an article in 2020 detailing a proposal for Impinj to provide RFID technology to authenticate luxury fashion products. Outside of school, he enjoys basketball, video games, and reading.
Owen is an HBA 2021 Candidate pursuing a dual degree in Mechatronics Engineering. He joined IBR in Spring 2020 and co-authored an article on Vermilion Energy and the European Natural Gas Industry.
Edward is an HBA/Computer Science 2022 candidate. Most recently, he co-authored an article in Fall 2019 about WarnerMedia’s launch strategy for HBO Max in Latin America. In his free time, he can be found cooking new recipes, skiing, and playing video games.
Prapthi Agarwala is an HBA/Computer Science 2023 Candidate. In Fall 2020 she co-authored an article recommending Sunrun to partner with a leading mortgage lender to couple the cost of solar panels within the mortgage in order to increase market share. Outside of school, she enjoys spending time outdoors, playing with her dog, and finding new adrenaline-pumping hobbies.
Gloria is an HBA 2021 Candidate who co-authored an article about Indigo in 2019. Her interests include cooking, trying new restaurants and travelling to new places.
Ryan Cheng is an HBA 2022 candidate. He joined IBR as an author and co-wrote an article about General Electric and energy storage for the Fall 2020 edition. Outside of school he enjoys movies, writing music, and basketball.
Jason is an HBA 2022 candidate. He joined IBR in 2020 where he co-authored an article on Epic Games and how they can increase their Epic Games Store user base by using a games pass model. Outside of school, Jason enjoys soccer, cooking, and of course, video games.
Selina Li is an HBA/ Political Science 2022 candidate. In 2019, she wrote an article about how InterContinental Hotels Group could target business leisure travelers through a partnership with Yelp. Outside of school, she enjoys cooking and true crime podcasts.
Jenny Li is an HBA/Software Engineering 2022 candidate. She joined IBR in 2019 when she wrote an article about how Indigo can revive growth prospects through pursuing partnerships with local public libraries. Outside of school, she enjoys painting, reading, and watching movies.
Si Ran Wang
Si Ran is interested in finance and entrepreneurship. Her previous experiences include working at District Ventures and Credit Suisse. Si Ran enjoys painting, reading, and trying new foods!
Jesse is an HBA 2021 Candidate. He co-authored an article in 2019 proposing a strategy that LinkedIn can leverage to accelerate its growth and create a new revenue stream. Jesse’s interests include playing squash, travelling, and reading. Upon graduation, he will be working in consulting.
Yanyan is an HBA 2022 Candidate pursuing a dual degree in Psychology. She co-authored an article in 2020 on why Molson Coors should create an incubator for craft beers to diversify its revenue streams. Outside of school, Yanyan enjoys reading, cooking, travelling, and volunteering.
Stanley Ho – Team Head
Stanley is an HBA 2021 candidate. He joined IBR’s creative team in 2019, and is passionate about design, sustainability, gaming, and exploring the food scenes of wherever he is.
Jessica is a second year computer engineering student. She is interested in technology, product management, and innovation in the aerospace industry. Outside of school, she enjoys writing, playing puzzle games, and photography.
Annie is a first-year student studying Criminology. On her days off, she can be seen painting, reading, or participating in community initiatives. Upon graduation, Annie hopes to pursue a career in either marketing or consulting.
Madhu is a second-year BMOS student. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, learning new productivity systems, and discovering admirable smaller businesses. Madhu wishes to pursue a career in finance or consulting, or start her own business.
Carlee Olsen is a current HBA1 student. She is passionate about artificial intelligence and sustainable strategy. Upon graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in business and technology.
Sabrina is a second-year student studying Media, Information & Technoculture, with a passion for design and entrepreneurship. She enjoys bullet journaling, playing badminton, and learning new skills while exploring her interests.
Frank is currently a second-year student studying Management. In his spare time, he enjoys analyzing chess games, watching tech reviews, and pursuing design-related side projects. Upon graduation, Frank would like to pursue a career in digital consulting, with a focus on user & customer experience.
Sahil Asthana is an HBA 2021 candidate. Outside of school, he enjoys film, fashion, and basketball. Sahil’s go-to quarantine activity has been rock climbing. Upon graduation, he plans to be employed.
Harrison Angellotti is pursuing a degree in Mechatronic Systems Engineering. He joined IBR in 2020 as a Designer, and most recently curated the Louis Vuitton and Simon Property Group graphics for the Fall 2020 edition. Outside of school, he enjoys hockey, 3D printing, and product design.
Tracy is a second-year computer science student.
Jenny is a product designer, illustrator, and writer currently studying International Relations. When she is not designing, you can find her attending Hackathon, painting custom sneakers, writing op-eds, and listening to podcasts.
Research and Development Team
Liam Hildreth – Team Head
Liam is a second-year student studying global economics. He is interested in cognition, algorithms, and economic modeling. Liam’s dream job is to one day work at X – Google’s moonshot factory.
Jessica is a second-year economics student who is interested in investing and technology. In her free time, she enjoys exploring art and fashion, and listening to podcasts. She hopes to pursue a career in finance in the future.
Alexander is a second-year computer science student. In his free time, you can find him trying new food, discussing politics, or fencing. Upon graduation, he hopes to pursue a career in finance.
John is a second-year student in Software Engineering with an interest in data analytics and strategy. He hopes to pursue a career in data science or management consulting upon graduation, eventually moving towards working with startups in the tech space.
Anjana is a second-year computer science student. She is passionate about social development and has a strong interest in learning about corporate strategy. Upon graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in the technology industry.
Karen is a first-year computer science student. Her passions include machine learning, strategy consulting, and fintech. In her free time, you can find her baking a batch of cookies.
Aryan is a first-year student studying kinesiology. He is interested in combining his passion for medicine and entrepreneurship and starting a non-profit one day. In his free time, he enjoys playing lacrosse, basketball, and guitar.
Kyra is a first-year Engineering student interested in software, entrepreneurship, and applications of Artificial Intelligence. She enjoys skiing, biking, and traveling in her spare time. She hopes to pursue a career in management consulting.
Ben is a second-year finance student. He has started two successful businesses in his hometown of Bermuda. Ben would like to pursue a career in the reinsurance sector, with a particular focus on climate risk transfer.
Logan is a second-year student in business, with a passion for strategy, startups, and social enterprises. He is interested in consulting and tech, and is aiming to explore internships in those fields before eventually starting his own business.
Carol is a first-year political science and economics student. She is passionate about social justice issues, politics, and international affairs. Upon graduation, Carol hopes to pursue a career in either marketing or consulting.
Maclaren is a second-year economics student. She has an interest in impact investing, entrepreneurship, and the fintech space. She hopes to work in consulting and eventually enter the nonprofit sector, specifically within the area of microfinance.
Geoffrey is currently a first-year student studying computer science. Outside of school, he enjoys cooking and playing badminton. Upon graduation, Geoffrey hopes to pursue a career in the finance industry.
Digital Strategy Team
Stella Lu – Team Head
Stella is an HBA 2021 candidate who joined IBR’s inaugural digital strategy team in 2019. In her spare time, she enjoys checking items off her food and travel bucket lists, as well as reading about startups. Upon graduation, she will be pursuing a career within the tech industry.
David is an HBA 2022 candidate. He is passionate about politics, and studied international relations during his first two years at Western. He is interested in retail and customer experience. Outside of school, he enjoys travelling.
Jieru is a second-year economics student. In her free time, she enjoys backcountry skiing, hiking and bullet journaling. Upon graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in finance.
Lauren Miller is a second-year business student specializing in accounting with passions for digital marketing and volunteering. She is interested in exploring marketing during a digital world and the field of consulting. She is eager to gain real-life business experience through internships and develop professionally.
Niloufer Khan is a second-year economics student. In her free time, she enjoys travelling, painting and cooking. In the future, she hopes to further explore consulting while pursuing her interest in law.