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Hi, my name is

Taryn Wou.

I am a

As a business and computer science (BUCS) student at the University of British Columbia, I am actively looking for opportunities to explore product management, develop my technical abilities, and drive value back into the community.

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About Me

Our lives are changing all the time, so here’s a summary of mine.

Current Identities

  • Business and Computer Science Student @ UBC
  • Analyst & Project Management Intern @ Deloitte
  • Co-President & Hackathon Organizer @ nwPlus
  • Marketing Director @ Vancouver Startup Week

Side Quests

  • Hacker @ various hackathons
  • Self-empowered vlogger @ my friend groups
  • Intermediate ukulele player @ home
  • Badminton, pickleball, ultimate, kickboxing enjoyer
  • Avid volunteer @ various student organizations


  • Become fluent in ASL & Korean
  • Make education accessible to everyone
  • Open a scholarship fund
  • Have time to play Pikmin 4

Past Lives

  • Led registered nonprofit serving 23k youth for 3 years
  • Pitched a waste reduction product to Consuls General
  • Served as the Shad York 2019 Validictorian
  • Organized grade 5 math camps for 4 years
  • Binged 24 marvel movies for 5 days straight

my adventures so far



Incoming Product Manager Intern



Redmond, WA

May 2024Present

  • Copilot for Security, Security Customer Experience Engineering (CxE)
  • Deloitte

    Analyst Intern



    Vancouver, BC

    Jan 2024Apr 2024

  • IT Solutions Delivery Team, Customer Experience Office
  • Copilot AI

    Associate Product Manager Intern

    Copilot AI


    Vancouver, BC

    May 2023Present

  • Exceeded the quarterly OKR by 44% by substantially elevating north star metric usage through customer interviews, solution design, and collaboration with cross-functional teams to roll out a platform redesign.
  • Increased Smart Reply AI feature usage by 21.3% through employing prompt engineering techniques, pressure testing, conducting training for sales and customer success teams, and developing product marketing materials.
  • Conducted customer research and led cross-functional teams to ship two AI features to support upsell initiatives for the company's growth goals.
  • Castofly Technologies

    Web Developer Intern

    Castofly Technologies


    Vancouver, BC

    May 2022Aug 2022

  • Enabled CEO to attract investors and secure a spot on Dragon’s Den by developing a React analytics dashboard.
  • Facilitated market expansion by implementing a custom video branding feature using React and Redux.
  • Designed and implemented UI/UX for company website with Figma and Webflow after the designer left.
  • ICBC (Insurance Corporation of British Columbia)

    Full-Stack Software Developer Intern

    ICBC (Insurance Corporation of British Columbia)


    North Vancouver, BC

    Jan 2022Apr 2022

  • Improved insurance claims efficiency by saving 1,208 hours/month of manual work through automating the creation of unfiled Third-Party claims using Blue Prism and a SQL database
  • Maintained production stability by containing vulnerabilities in production processes through monthly security patching and upgrading Blue Prism to v.6.10.3
  • Granted Consulting

    Research Coordinator

    Granted Consulting


    Vancouver, BC

    May 2021Oct 2021

  • Discovered and researched ~$9.7 million worth of grants to add to an internal database for clients by generating insights on funding eligibility, application processes, and reimbursement activities for 130+ grants.
  • Shortened the research time per grant by 35% through revamping internal processes and developed 30 pages of training documentation for the Granted Research Department.
  • Liaised with 75+ grant authorities, delivery organizations, and program funders
  • Developed 18 minutes of grant overview videos, including generating insights, storyboards and scripts
  • Research & Marketing Coordinator

    Jun 2020Aug 2020

  • Tracked funding updates via Visualping and triggered updates for GetGranted clients
  • Calculated monthly clientele statistics for the team's internal dashboard
  • Set up phone calls with grantors and delivery organizations
  • Wrote 7 blogs, articles, and emails to reach prospective clients
  • Managed grant data in the Daylite CRM
  • University of British Columbia

    COMM 292 Notetaker

    University of British Columbia


    Vancouver, BC

    Jan 2021Apr 2021

  • Assisted a peer in class by developing and sharing tailored class prep and lecture notes.
  • MarketYou, LLC

    Digital Marketing Intern

    MarketYou, LLC


    Las Vegas, Nevada Area

    Sep 2019Jul 2020

  • Developed and increased brand presence for 19+ clients by designing 60+ graphics for digital advertisements, print, and brand materials
  • Generated 50,000+ social media impressions by copywriting for client advertisements
  • Enhanced website search engine optimization (SEO) ratings through copywriting for blogs and securing quality backlinks
  • Elections Canada

    Information Officer

    Elections Canada


    Coquitlam, BC

    Oct 2019Oct 2019

  • Supported the set-up and closing of the polling place
  • Directed electors to their polling station or registration desk
  • Reminded electors to have their Voter Information Card and ID available and answered the elector’s questions
  • Directed the orderly flow of people in the central polling place
  • Recognized when an elector needed extra assistance and helped them as necessary, including opening the door for them
  • Ensured that the polling place closed at the prescribed time and that electors who entered the polling place before the close could exercise their right to vote
  • check out my projects


    The Council

    The Council

    Sep 2023 – Present


    Selected as 1 of 12 finalist teams out of 250 projects at Hack the North 2023 by developing an AI-powered advice platform using Three.js, react-three-fiber, and the GPT-3.5-turbo API.



    May 2023 – Present


    Placed 1st at StormHacks 2023 by developing a smart itinerary builder using Firebase, Express, Next.js, Node.js in addition to the GPT-3.5-turbo API, Google Places API, and Google Routes API.

    The Vlogs

    The Vlogs

    Sep 2022 – Present

    Final Cut Pro

    These highlight reels are meant to capture my adventures with friends.

    Take Knote

    Take Knote

    Sep 2022

    React Native
    Expo Go

    Developed the front-end for a shared digital scrapbook using React Native at Hack the North 2022 while combatting sleep-deprivation and food poisoning.

    CBSS 2020 Senior Yearbook

    CBSS 2020 Senior Yearbook

    Mar 2020 – Aug 2020

    Affinity Designer

    In light of COVID-19, this free 111-page digital yearbook was created in an attempt to capture the Class of 2020's 'Best' memories.

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