Luke Heine is a junior studying Sociology and Computer Science at Harvard College. During his freshman year at Harvard, Luke created an international travel platform - The Summer Playbook (summerplaybook.com) - now used throughout the Ivy League and around the world. His freshman summer, Luke ran the 180 miles from his house to the Canadian border--sponsored by Bai Drinks and Riihilouma Construction--and won a Rockefeller Travel Grant to study philosophy in Italy.
His sophomore year, Luke ran for Harvard Student Council President and co-founded the Harvard Midwest Club, a club with over 300 students on mailing list focused on increasing and showcasing Harvard's Midwestern presence.
Sophomore summer he would work at eBay as the company's youngest product manager and would build a product considered for patents and circulated to the head of global strategy. Taking time off in the fall to spend time with his family, he would write a college application guide with the feedback of 200 rural high school counselors, distributing it to every publically listed superintendent, principal, and counselor in nine states representing 2,000,000 kids (harvardcollegemidwestclub.com) and would also be a US-Student Delegate to the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, China.
Back at school this semester, Luke's interested in innovation, non-conformism, creativity, and where individuals find meaning in their work, and also finds enjoyment in paraphrasing organizational behavior studies as a LinkedIn Student Voice.