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Amir P. Hanna

Hello! I'm Amir, an engineering graduate and entrepreneur from UBC. I love traveling, running, reading, and sometimes I shoot film. I am also the President of The Hanna Family Inc.

Amir Peter Hanna


🗺 I had the fortune to travel to over 50 cities across 38 countries. I haven't been everywhere yet but it's probably on the list. Next destination:  Mexico City, Mexico. 


🏃‍♂️ My half marathon time at a 4:43/km pace. I am aiming to run a full marathon in under 3 hours. In my senior year of University, I started a morning running club to meet new people. 


🎞 Rolls of film shot. I have been taking pictures since I was about 15 years old. I got into video editing and have since enjoyed making content. 



Check out my engineering portfolio here

My photography journey has led me to collaborate with a range of brands, both locally and internationally. These projects, encompassing concerts and commercial shoots, allowed me to blend my creative vision with diverse brand identities, enriching my experience in visual storytelling.

Photography Collaborations

Materials and Corrosion Engineer


At Shell Scotford's refinery, one of Shell's largest assets, I lead the implementation of wireless corrosion monitoring. Coupled with learning algorithms that can predict future degradation and maintenance for piping.

Entrepreneur in Residence

Harvest Builders

Harvest Builders is a venture capital firm. They are experts in building teams for high growth and early-stage ventures. I was responsible for market research for several industries including telehealth, palliative care, and financial technology. 

Sales Associate

COBS Bread

At COBS, I got to learn about brick and mortar operations, the importance of customer relationships and be trained directly by the owner. She ran one of the most successful stores in the city by revenue. 

Team Leader

Microsoft Competition

My team placed #1 in Microsoft's national Discover AI competition. We proposed our waste management technology, coupled with Microsoft Azure to decrease GHG emissions for cities and cut costs. 

Professional Experience


 2332 Main Mall

Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4

Interested in connecting? Whether you have questions, ideas, or just want to say hello, I'd love to hear from you. Feel free to reach out through the contact form below or email me directly. Let's start a conversation and see where it takes us!

Get in touch

I picked up a camera when I was 13 and couldn't put it down. Photography is my creative outlet and it taught me elements of design, UX, working with clients, editing, and more!


Founder & President

The Hanna Family Inc. (2024)

The Hanna Family Inc. represents my venture into the world of real estate, serving as a holding company for a diverse portfolio of properties and other assets. With assets valued at around CAD$500,000, it embodies my strategic approach to investments and management.

Co-founder & COO

AMPbox (2022)

AMPbox revolutionizes the music experience in bars and restaurants, offering a song request platform that integrates seamlessly with Spotify's API. Patrons can queue their favorite tunes, enhancing the ambiance and personalizing their night out.

Co-founder & Writer (2023)

Little by Little is a weekly Sunday newsletter that summarizes concepts from TED Talks, books, and research into concise summaries for over 1,200 readers. Sign up here to join a community of readers and thinkers! 

Founder & CEO

FLORA (2019)

FLORA is a pioneering waste management optimization tool that monitors fill levels in garbage bins, streamlining collection routes and schedules. It has secured $9,000 in grant funding from UBC, underscoring its potential to revolutionize urban sanitation services.


PharmaText (2023)

PharmaText offers a lifeline to independent pharmacies, providing an intuitive texting platform that enhances patient communication without the burden of complex technical infrastructure. It's the perfect tool for personalized, efficient service in a community-focused healthcare setting.


YARA (2023)

YARA is a virtual answering assistant designed to alleviate administrative burdens for pharmacies and clinics by reducing call volume. This allows healthcare staff to focus on delivering more productive and patient-centered care.


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