Vinu Lankaputhra Project Coordinator with experience in operations, financial markets and digital media.

Toronto, Canada Area
Agile methodologyLean Six Sigma Green BeltStrong project management and collaboration
  • Implemented Agile Scrum Methodology throughout the organization to improve communications between Engineering, Product Management, and Business; to provide more transparency across the 3 departments; and to obtain great business value with short turnarounds.
  • Strong project management, collaboration, and organization skills acquired through working together with multiple internal and external stakeholders on various projects
  • Back tested fundamental and technical skills of financial markets
  • Expertise in process improvement using LEAN methodology
  • Microsoft Office suite: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Excel
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel (complex calculations, pivot tables manipulation, external data links, macros, VBA)
  • Advanced skills in Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, and Indesign.


Expected Dec 2018 Certified Scrum Master at Scrum Alliance
Expected Apr 2019 Project Management Professional at Project Management Institute


Apr 2018 – Present Project Coordinator at Pangea

– Planned, scheduled and monitored progress of multiple work-streams.
– Implemented project within the prescribed standards and budget.
– Prepared presentation for various committee within the organization. i.e Executive Steering Committee, Operation Committee and Investors.
– Collaborated and worked closely with Sales and Marketing team to organize and manage weekly sales presentations and various events.
– Facilitated regular project meeting and documented/communicated minutes and action items.

May 2018 – Aug 2018 Analyst and Proprietary Trader at True North Vantage

– Analyze price action movement with volume and overall market direction to identify positions of accumulating capital when overall market is strong and distribution is weak
– Monitor important economic data releases and document its effect on the market indexes, sectors, securities, and areas of volatility for quick income gains

Nov 2017 – Mar 2018 Operations Officer at TD Wealth

– Meticulously process and verify large amounts of client information against company standards and relay inaccuracies to Financial Planners in a timely manner
– Story planning, location scouting, project coordination, production and post-production for over 20 videos ranging five to twenty minutes for various startups.
– Consistently exceeded expected volumes by 20% using a high degree of accuracy and by paying attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
– Facilitated project status meetings and documented meeting minutes and followed up on key actions items.
– Strong verbal and written communication skills obtained by working collaboratively with colleagues across multiple departments

May 2017 – Sep 2017 Digital Media Creator at 9 Media Studios

– Creatively interpreted client ideas, from design to concept and final output, ensuring client satisfaction and retention.
– Story planning, location scouting, project coordination, production and post-production for over 20 videos ranging five to twenty minutes for various startups.
– Developed risk mitigation plan to identify, monitor, and escalate project issues deemed appropriate to CEO

Nov 2015 - Apr 2017 Project Coordinator at Transparency Trust

– Created 2-year project plan including timelines, milestones, and budget for development of a trading floor
– Managed resources with focus on recruitment and on boarding of 5 traders
– Maintain continuous alignment of program scope with strategic business objectives, and make recommendations to modify the program to enhance effectiveness toward the business result or strategic intent.
– Strategized daily watch-lists returning 4%-8% monthly profit and traded forex and equities for portfolios valued at $500k