Pace Lee

Hong Kong

Pace Lee

Hong Kong

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Aspiring web developer

My years at the University of Chicago were primarily focused around studying Political Science while pursuing my own interests in investing. After graduating, a close mentor suggested I try working in a sales role as I began to find finance less and less enjoyable.

Personal Website

In the future

Ambition

In the future

Despite my quick success in sales, I always found myself most interested in what the engineers were building for us to sell. I decided to take the dive and began learning web development full-time. I am currently attending the Accelerate Coding Bootcamp in Hong Kong as a result. I have a passion for making web applications with strong fun

May 2017

Accelerate HK

Web Development

May 2017

16-week immersive coding boot camp, covering JavaScript, Ruby and Rails. Including about 1,000 hours of coding experience, 50+ projects, with 1:1 coaching and mentoring. All training was conducted in a classroom setting with other students in a peer-to-peer learning environment.

Manhattan PSAL Borough Champion 400m, 600m, 800m (Track & Field)

May 2010

Manhattan PSAL Borough Champion 400m, 600m, 800m (Track & Field)

May 2010

Semi-finalist Origami Capital Idea Challenge

May 2013

Semi-finalist Origami Capital Idea Challenge

May 2013

1st Place Dodge & Cox Investment Case Competition

May 2013

1st Place Dodge & Cox Investment Case Competition

May 2013

Team Finder

A web application that allows athletes in Hong Kong to connect with teams and vice versa. Main technology stacks utilized were EmberJS and Firebase.

Team Finder

A web application that allows athletes in Hong Kong to connect with teams and vice versa. Main technology stacks utilized were EmberJS and Firebase.

Shoe Distributor

This is an application using Ruby, Sinatra, and Active Record. The aim of the project was to demonstrate CRUD functionality while utilizing a many to many database relationship.

Shoe Distributor

This is an application using Ruby, Sinatra, and Active Record. The aim of the project was to demonstrate CRUD functionality while utilizing a many to many database relationship.

Project J

This was a project focused on creating a platform for sharing events, similar to Eventbrite. We utilized Ruby, PostgreSQL, and Sinatra to achieve our MVP.

Project J

This was a project focused on creating a platform for sharing events, similar to Eventbrite. We utilized Ruby, PostgreSQL, and Sinatra to achieve our MVP.

May 2016
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Jan 2017

Signpost

9 months

Sales Executive

May 2016 - Jan 2017

-Completed Training involving sales methodology and deep product knowledge -Consistently reached and exceeded sales targets. Managed the entire sales cycle from start to finish.

Aug 2015
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Mar 2016

Sales Consultant

Aug 2015 - Mar 2016

-Completed training and became licensed in New York, New Jersey, California, and Texas. -Became a top closer (9th of ~150) based on total enrollments. -Began training new Sales Consultants to be ready for one-on-one phone interaction.

2015

University of Chicago

B.A. in Political Science

2015

Sept 2014
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Dec 2014

Analyst Intern

Sept 2014 - Dec 2014

-Researched egg supply chains in Brazil to gauge feasibility of seed Company’s potential joint venture. -Contributed slides to a 50-deck presentation consolidating extensive research on Brazillian egg markets. -Compared and analyzed landscape of private label personal care industry in the US and Canada.

Aug 2012
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Jan 2014

Co-Founder

Aug 2012 - Jan 2014

-Co-authored investment thesis for Bitcoin with in-depth research on payment competition. -Personally sold over $35,000 worth of futures contracts for Bitcoin by leveraging personal network. -Results: purchased contracts at strike price of $8; at maturity, Bitcoin price at ~$800. Bitcoin price currently over $1700.

June 2010

Stuyvesant High School - New York City

June 2010


Skills and qualities

PostgreSQL

0

ThomsonOne

0

Capital IQ

0

Microsoft Office Suite

0

Salesforce

0

Accomplishments/Portfolio

Personal Website

Shoe Distributor

Project J

Team Finder

Awards and Certifications

Semi-finalist Origami Capital Idea Challenge

May 2013

1st Place Dodge & Cox Investment Case Competition

May 2013

Manhattan PSAL Borough Champion 400m, 600m, 800m (Track & Field)

May 2010

Adult CPR Certification

May 2010


Languages

Spanish - Professional, English - Native