Peyman Bateni

University of British Columbia Computer Science, 2019

Peyman is a third-year Computer Science student at the University of British Columbia and an aspiring tech entrepreneur. He first started programming in grade 5 and ever since, he’s been fascinated with technology and its applications in solving problems around the world. Peyman developed his first large scale software at the age of 13 where he took part in building his elementary school’s library system and at 17, he founded thelollabs.com, a game development organization focused on designing simple yet incredibly fun multi-platform mini-games. Lol Labs has grown to over 15,000 downloads across its two games on Google Play and continues to service hundreds of weekly browser-gamers on its website. Peyman has also interned as a Software Engineer at Novarc Technologies, a high-tech Vancouver based robotics startup, and was previously a member of STEM Fellowship’s data science team. He’s an avid fan of new and emerging technologies with great passions for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Blockchain. Furthermore, Peyman is renowned for his academic achievements as a straight-A undergraduate at UBC who has been the recipient of various academic titles including the Trek Excellence Award, UBC Science Scholar and Dean’s Honour List. Today, Peyman is pursuing a new endeavour with Cleeck, a one-stop platform for personal branding, accepting ratings and connecting customers with the best service providers in their local communities, and is honoured and excited to be a part of Canada’s Next36.