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Tony Shu

My mission is to build a world where everyone has access to housing that fulfills their needs.

Tony Shu graduated from Harvard College in 2021 where he studied a special concentration in Housing and Urban Innovation. Tony is the Co-Founder of Breaktime and the Co-Founder/CEO of Parker. Breaktime ( is a non-profit social enterprise working to end young adult homelessness through transitional employment and financial empowerment. Parker ( is a pioneering platform modernizing the mobile home park industry.

Tony has been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 and BostInno 25 Under 25 lists, received an OZY Genius Award, and been recognized as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Leaders by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. During his time at Harvard, Tony was also a Roberts Family Technology Innovation Fellow at HBS/SEAS, served as President of the Harvard College Real Estate Club, served on the Harvard FAS Standing Committee for Public Service, and danced with the Expressions Dance Company. Tony was named a 2022 Schwarzman Scholar and earned a Master’s of Management Science in Global Affairs.