Michael Ghattas

I enjoy building and scaling startups.


This web site contains details about my professional, academic, and personal information.

My name is Michael Ghattas

Passion, creativity, diligence, adaptability, desire to learn and detail-orientedness are only some of the virtues that make me a valuable asset to a team.

"Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your code will be a violent psychopath who knows where you live." - Martin Golding


Director of Growth & Operations – Wavo.me (Current)

April 2015 - Current

• Conducted strategic business planning and execution resulting in over 200% M/M growth in revenues

• Created and maintained the financial/operating model used for forecasting and managing cash flow

• Reported monthly updates to all stake holders and met with them on a regular basis

• Designed and implemented processes to enhance sales productivity through CRM tools

• Led several growth strategies that led to more than 30% of the current revenue streams

• Created financial plans required to secure multiple loans from the BDC and other private individuals

• Assisted the BDC and multiple investors conduct due diligence

• Conducted user acquisition strategies with a positive ROI

• Reduced the collection period by approximately 20 days

Mobile Lead Engineer – Wavo.me (Current)

Jan 2015 - March 2015

• Maintaining and adding new features to the Wavo.me iOS application.

• Enhanced the company's version control process

CTO – Wiseleap Solutions


• Led a team of developers to release an iOS application.

• Led the hiring process to grow the company's technical team.

• Managed a team of developers using JIRA, a project management tool.

• Regularly met with clients to create proposals and review project goals

• Implemented a mobile web application for a Fortune 100 company


Creator/Developer – Smart Wall


• Developed a popular Mac OSX application, Smart Wall, which integrates day-to-day information such as time, date, weather & stocks on Mac desktops. Learn more at www.smartwallapp.com

• The application was developed using X-Code and is currently available in the Mac App Store.

• Application maintains a 4+ rating on the App Store.

Chief Editor – Startup To Date


• A startup blog that will help entrepenuers start their venture with up to date information about the startup workd.

• Covers a variery of topics such as software workflows, growth, team building, raising money, digital marketing and much more.

Non Profit

Digital Director – MTL New Tech (Current)


• Regularly scouting for start up speakers for our monthly meet ups.

• Creating and maintaining community partner relationships.

• Promoting our monthly meet ups on social media outlets.

• Led the effort to revamp the organization's web site.


Bachelor of Electrical Engineering – McGill University


• Completed a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering while specializing in Computer and Software systems.

• Successfully completed several Software Engineering projects.

• Placed 3rd in a Robotics competition organized by McGill University.

Minor in Management – McGill University


• Completed several Management courses that include Organizational Behavior, Marketing, Finance, International Business and Economical Development.

• Lead a team of marketing students to execute a marketing plan that helped boost restaurant sales.

• Created a social media campaign using Facebook and Twitter to promote a web site I created for a local store.

What can i do

Software Development

I am a seasoned iOS/Android software developer and have published more than 4 applications to Apple and Google App stores. I am also fluent in creating web applications using PHP, JS, HTML, CSS and jQuery

Software Manager

Undertook the responsibility of managing a software team to meet company objectives. I used JIRA to help facilitate the project management process while adhering to Agile SCRUM methodologies.


I am comfortable with all layers of a start up, from investors to software engineers. I know what it takes to take a company from no product to shipping software and making payroll.

Do you have a project and you want to work with me, feel free to drop me a line.

Get in touch with me

My skills

What i can do


Growth Planning
Project Manager
Online Advertising (AdTech
Team Lead

Smart Wall App Testimonials

I'm always not sure the date, everyday. So this App make me aware of the date! It's configurable, looks good! I like it.

soccertack - ★★★★★/ USA


应当不错 - ★★★★★ / China

Smart wall is amazing! People are always telling me that I have a messy desktop; so I use Smart Wall to tidy it up!

Benej102 - ★★★★★ / New Zealand

Para receber a quinta estrela, só faltou o app reconhecer e usar o idioma selecionado no sistema.

Marco Dantonio - ★★★★ / Brazil

My works

Check out Some of my Cool Projects

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    Deicing Holdover

    iOS 7 App

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    Smart Wall App

    Mac App

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    Deicing Manager

    Web Platform

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    iOS Application

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    Web Platform

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    MTL NewTech

    Website and CMS


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Personal Info

Name : Michael Ghattas
Birth : 27 / 05 / 1990
Nationality : Canadian
Website : www.michael-ghattas.com