I'm a software engineer living and learning in San Francisco, California.
What I'm reading
Season of the Witch by David Talbot
Nonfiction. San Francisco's rebirth in the '60s-'80s. I'm reading this with Intercom's bookclub.
The Nordic Theory of Everything by Anu Partanen
Nonfiction. A comparison of the differences between American and Nordic life.
The Mystery of the Exploding Teeth by Thomas Morris
Nonfiction. Odd and interesting medical cases. I'm reading this book with the /r/books bookclub.
Check out the full list for more books.
Places I've worked
- Built and launched the new Intercom.com after designing a new static site architecture
- Run weekly office-wide engineering tech talks to encourage knowledge-sharing
- Repaired a $1+ million ARR, legacy-laden customer account to enable automated invoicing
- Improved developer tooling for our Billing application
- Built and maintained a handful of Rails APIs and React+Redux web applications
- Led a team of web developers and helped them do their best work
- Established best practices (code review, pull requests, style guides)
- Greatly improved the technical hiring process