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I’m a founder and full-stack engineer with a decade of experience building for web and mobile. As a co-founder of AssetClass, I built four new products spanning AI, fintech, and travel. At Sonder, I led a cross-functional team to introduce our mobile app, which increased repeat bookings and reduced guest issues, and later designed and developed our messaging platform, driving a 15% gain in ops efficiency.
Member of Technical Staff • Dec. 2023 - Present
I’m currently working on building a world-class API for developing with the most advanced AI models.
Co-founder, Head of Engineering • Sept. 2021 - Sept. 2023
- Built and launched four products based on successive waves of market ideation and user feedback:
- AssetClass: a modern digital wealth advisor, helping investors track assets across multiple accounts. Grew to 1500 users.
- Factor.fyi: a programmable dashboard enabling investors and researchers to query the world’s financial data with SQL.
- Yuzu: A high-performance financial data API that allowed fintech developers to easily build on vast financial datasets with a GraphQL, WebSocket, and SQL APIs.
- Trava: An AI-driven travel advisor, streamlining planning and booking for intricate journeys, including unfamiliar destinations and multi-city stops.
Staff Software Engineer, Tech Lead • June 2018 - Sept. 2021
- Drove the API design and mobile development for Sonder’s iOS and Android apps. The mobile app improved our customer satisfaction score, led to a 10% increase in repeat bookings, and became a cornerstone of the company’s public markets debut.
- Led the system architecture and roll-out of Sonder’s guest messaging platform, in coordination with a cross-functional group of product and operational stakeholders, yielding a 15% reduction in handle time of guest communications.
- Directed a mentorship program for 20+ engineers, blending talks on new technologies with live demos to elevate their expertise.
Software Engineer • June 2018 - Sept. 2021
- Owned Android and iOS SDKs used by 8.3 million customers daily. SDK adoption drove significant increases in YoY transaction volume.
- Developed and scaled an analytics service for client SDK metrics, handling 1.1k requests/second.
- Built a tool to auto-generates server SDKs from OpenAPI schema, resulting in a 40% reduction in developer maintenance time.
Software Engineer, Mobile Team Lead • Aug 2013 - June 2015
- Led the mobile team for Copy, a cloud-storage platform with 5M+ users, overseeing four developers across iOS and Android.
- Implemented a shared C++ library, cutting over 20k lines of redundant platform-specific code for data sync and storage.
- Established and evangelized a unified design language for Barracuda’s Android apps, ensuring consistency across the product line.
Skills & Proficiencies
Web Components (Lit)
University of Michigan, Class of 2013
B.A., Screen Arts & Cultures