Innovative Educational Program for emerging leaders

 

The world is changing faster than ever before. We believe in Communication and Innovation, which will have a strong impact on the way we live.

To successfully lead tomorrow's world, young people need to learn how to connect - connect to people, and connect to machine.

We strive to build and cultivate an environment and a network so the like-minded individuals can learn from each other, inspire each other and pursue their own dreams.

In our Communication section, we provide Debate, Public Speaking, Model, DECA and other training classes and workshops. In our Innovation section, we provide dedicated and strategic resources to our selected members, encouraging them to learn and solve important problems, translating their unique ideas into a thriving practice to reach their maximum potential.

 

Our Team

Henry C. L.

Henry C. L.

Director
Henry's Bio

Henry is a strong believer in Communication and Innovation. He has over 15 years of distinguished career in working with IBM, Canon, Deloitte and American Express. Henry is the founder of LinkedKey and Debate for Excellence.

Work Experience
Over 15 years of distinguished experience

Henry had served as the vice president at one of the largest IT solution providers in China. He had also founded a number of companies in Canada and China, including an educational video publishing service in China and an O2O service provider in Canada.

Henry realized there is a gap between the future needs and the current educational system. He recognized that developing a debater’s mind will help individuals think more critically about the world around, and we need to do a better job teaching our children to debate in a logical and civil manner. This is why he started Debate for Excellence program, which later turns into today’s LinkedKey.

Sports Enthusiast

Henry is a sports enthusiast. Being a professionally trained swimmer in his early age, he enjoys spending his leisure time in the swimming pool, on the treadmill and road bike. He is also a member of Master Swim Ontario, Ellen’s Degenerates Investment Club, Project Management Institution and Kellogg Innovation Network.
Education

Henry received his B.Eng. in Beijing, China and his Master of Business Administration at Kellogg School of Management and Schulich School of Business.
Denys L.

Denys L.

Head, IT & HR
Denys' Bio

Denys is focused on understanding and solving educational and employment problems through technology. He has built applications for a number of companies in his young career and manages the technology at LinkedKey.

Work Experience
Project Portfolio is growing fast

Denys has worked a number of internships building mobile and web applications at companies such as RBC & Geotab. He’s also built mobile apps and websites for clients and currently leads the student group of Silicon Halton called Tech Under Twenty.

Outdoor Adventurer

Denys enjoys exploring the outdoors and playing a number of sports including basketball, soccer and in the past was actively training in Tae kwon do, having achieved a second degree black belt.
Education

Denys is currently in his third year of Computer Science and Employment relations at U of T. He previously completed the International Baccalaureate at White Oaks Secondary School.
Lily W.

Lily W.

Head, Mathematics

Lily W. graduated from Teacher College majoring in Mathematics. Since then, she has been teaching Mathematics for more than 25 years. In Canada alone, Lily has taught more than 200 students, many of them have won awards in various math contests and have been accepted by top colleges such as Ivy League schools.

Mark W.

Mark W.

Head Coach, Model UN
Mark's Bio

Mark W. has been teaching Politics, Law, Economics and History for over 14 years in the Toronto
District School Board. He is the founder of one of Southern Ontario’s largest Model UN conferences.
Mr. Woo has coached Model United Nations, Mock Trial and British Parliamentary Debate his entire
career. Mr. Woo’s debate students have both domestic/international competition experience and top
awards at CMUNC (NY), NASMUN (Vancouver), and SSUNS (Montreal).

Brent S.

Brent S.

Head Coach, Debate
Brent's Bio

Brent has been teaching and competing at debate tournaments for more than 7 years. As a debater, Brent competed for Western University and the University of Toronto, achieving multiple speaker awards and tournament victories in different debate styles both in Canada and abroad. Brent has taught and trained debaters of all ages, ranging from students as young as grade 6 to some of the best university debaters in Canada and the United States. As a debater and instructor, Brent has a wide range of experience in debate and is well respected in the high school and university debating circuits throughout North America.

Sam B.

Sam B.

Instructor, DECA
Sam's Bio

Currently a business consultant to various businesses who provides strategic advices to executives, makes high-stake decisions on what and how to drive business objectives, and leads business initiatives to add more values to operations.

Education
University of Toronto Political Science + History, 2020

Henry received his B.Eng. in Management System from Beijing University of Chemical Technology. He has earned his Master of Business Administration at Kellogg-Schulich EMBA program.
Sports Enthusiast

Henry is a sports enthusiast. Being a professionally trained swimmer in his early age, he enjoys spending his leisure time in the swimming pool, on the treadmill and road bike. He is also a member of Master Swim Ontario, Ellen’s Degenerates Investment Club, Project Management Institution and Kellogg Innovation Network.
Katrina D.

Katrina D.

Coach, Debate
Katrina's Bio

– Former President of the University of Western Ontario Debate Society
– Finalist at Canadian Parliamentary Championship 2016
– North American Championships 2016; Finals panellist
– Finalist at Canadian BP Championship 2015
– Finals panellist at DCA of Chancellor’s Cup 2015
– Semi-finalist at North American University Debating Championship 2014
– Semi-finalist at Chancellor’s Cup 2014

Logan Y.

Logan Y.

Coach, Debate
Logan's Bio

Logan is a former member of Canada National Debate team, currently study at Yale/NUS, majoring in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and taking a minor in Computer Science. In college, he has reached the out-rounds at tournaments such as the Asian British Parliamentary Championships and the Hong Kong Debate Open. Logan has extensive coaching experience, having coached beginner, intermediate and senior debaters in many summer workshops and camps.

Julia K.

Julia K.

Coach, Debate
Julia's Bio

– Accepted by Columbia Law School, Columbia University
– President of Queen’s University Debating Union
– Chief Adjudicator, Chancellor’s Cup Debating Tournament at Queen’s University
– 2016 North American Women’s Debate Championship, Second Individual Speaker
– 2015 Canadian British Parliamentary Championships, Champion and Second individual speaker
– 2015 Yale Intervarsity, Second ranked team and Third individual speaker

Mars H.

Mars H.

Coach, Debate
Mars' Bio

– Current Student at Harvard
– Vice President of Operations and Training at Harvard College Debate Union
– 2016 Brandeis University Debate Tournament Champion
– 2015 Brown University Debate Tournament Champion
– 2015 Princeton University Debate Tournament Champion
– 2014 Boston University Novice Debate Tournament Champion
Swish G.

Swish G.

Coach, Debate
Swish's Bio

– Current student at Accelerated Interdisciplinary Legal Education 3+3 program with Columbia University and University of Toronto;
– Represented Canada at the World Schools Debating Championship in year 2015, year 2014 and year 2013;
– Inaugurated into World Schools Debating Championships (WSDC) Hall of Fame;
– Elected as Director for Outreach of the Canadian Student Debating Federation;
– Canada’s Top 20 under 20 award in 2015
Jenny H.

Jenny H.

Coach, Public Speaking

Jenny is currently a student at McMaster University, majoring in the Health Sciences. As a White Oaks Debate Executive, Jenny has coached students of various age groups through summer workshops and year-round team meetings on various formats of debate and public speaking. She has also advanced to many out-rounds in debate including the Harvard World Schools Invitational and the Hart House High School Debate Tournament at University of Toronto.

Nirupan S.

Nirupan S.

Coach, MUN

Nirupan S. is a fourth year student studying International Relations and Contemporary Asian Studies at the University of Toronto. As the managing director of Canada-Japan Research Group, Nirupan is charged with the challenge of coordinating students across Canada and Japan with the collective goal to support our rural populations.

Nirupan’s area of interest is in public policy, politics, and community engagement. He was the campaign director for TDSB Trustee Parthi Kandavel, and has represented Scarborough-Agincourt at the City Youth Council of Toronto.

Denys L.

Denys L.

Instructor, Innovation Program
Denys' Bio

Denys is an innovation instructor at LinkedKey teaching Computer Fundamentals and Computer Contest classes. He is a third year student at U of T studying computer science.

Programming and Teaching Experience

Denys has previously taught Public Speaking, Debate and Computer Fundamentals at LinkedKey as well as leading his Highschool debate and computer science clubs.
Denys has worked a number of internships building mobile and web applications at companies such as RBC & Geotab.
He’s also built mobile apps and websites for clients and currently leads the student group of Silicon Halton called Tech Under Twenty.
Education

Denys is currently in his third year of Computer Science and Employment relations at U of T. He previously completed the International Baccalaureate at White Oaks Secondary School.
Catherine Z.

Catherine Z.

Instrutor, Essay Writing
Catherine' Bio

Before and after joining Harvard, she has not only been superb in her academic performance, but also won many awards in various invitational, regional, provincial and national debate tournaments and essay contests.

Catherine’s Writing/Language and Debate Achievements:
· 800s in SAT Writing & Reading
· 800 in SAT Literature
· 5’s in AP Language and Literature
· Won Junior Provincial Debating Championships in 2011
· Won championships at Osgoode at York University in 2014
· Won championships at Queen University in 2015
· Won Senior Provincial Debating Championships in 2015
· Winner of Ontario Secondary School Teacher’s Federation Essay Contest

Brent S.

Brent S.

Instructor, Essay Writing
Brent's Bio

Brent Schmidt is an accomplished student who has studied at Western University and the University of Toronto for numerous years. His experience as a debate coach and champion debater have given him invaluable experience in how to craft arguments that he has used to help him learn how to write effective, intelligent and concise essays in numerous different formats. Brent has been assisting other students with Essay projects and has considerable experience in how to succeed as an essay writer, regardless of your experience level.
Jonathan G.

Jonathan G.

Instructor, Innovation Program

Jonathan G. is a third year Rotman Commerce student at the University of Toronto. He heads the Toronto research team and manages all operations in North America.

Jonathan is an avid social entrepreneur and passionate about politics. He is interested in researching policies that can improve economic prosperity for all. Jonathan also believes that social entrepreneurship has opened a new path for youth to make their impact on the world.

Contact Us

Phone: +1 647-872-6111
Email: info@linkedkey.com
3300 Ridgeway Dr #11, Mississauga, Ontario

Easily accessible from Mississauga, Oakville and Milton via 403, 401 and QEW