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Professional Work History

Engineering Leader. Community Engagement.
Developer Advocate.Technical Instructor.


Director of Engineering, Academic Products at 2U Inc..
Board Member, Bay Area Inspires Awards
Board Member, International Girls Academy
Partner | Technical Lead, Carbon Fibre Ltd

Professional Experience

Trilogy Education Services (Remote)
2/2019-Current: Director of Engineering, Bootcamp Academic Platforms
Managing 2 teams and the development suite of learning and instructional product for our Bootcamp course ecosystem.

Coding Boot Camp @ University of Denver - University College
Trilogy Educational Services
9/2019 - 3/2020: Full Stack Web Development Instructor (Live Online)

Coding Boot Camp @ UC Berkeley Extension Berkeley, CA
Trilogy Educational Services
3/2019-4/2019: Data Analytics Bootcamp Instructor (Enterprise - Live Online)
4/2018-10/2018: Full Stack Web Development Instructor (Live Online)
10/2017-4/2018: Full Stack Web Development Instructor (Pilot Hybrid Online)
4/2017-10/2017: Full Stack Web Development Instructor (In Person)

Coinbase San Francisco Bay Area
8/2018-2/2019: Senior Engineer/Lead, Consumer Growth/Search & Discovery
6/2018-8/2018: Engineering Manager, Risk

Trilogy Education Services, Inc (Remote)
9/2017-6/2018: Senior Software Manager, BootCampSpot Platform Team

Pandora Media, Inc Oakland, CA
9/2015-6/2018: Senior Software Engineer, Web Applications

Apple, Inc Cupertino, CA
8/2013-8/2015: Software Engineer / Technical Lead, MarCom

Knewton, Inc New York, NY
11/2011-8/2013: Full Stack Engineer

iCrossing Inc New York, NY
1/2010-11/2011: UI Engineer, Product Development
9/2008-1/2010: Developer, Enterprise Applications
3/2007-9/2008: Senior Rich Media Engineer

Digiwaxx Media New York, NY
8/2006-4/2007: Graphic Designer & Web Developer

ULTRA16 New York, NY
3/2005-2/2006: Freelance Web Developer

Scratch DJ Academy New York, NY
8/2002-6/2004: Marketing Assistant, Assistant Webmaster, DJ Tour Liaison

Speaking History

June 2020
That's My Jamstack with Bryan Robinson
Episode: The early, intermediate and current eras of the Jamstack

April 2020
Talk Python To Me with Michael Kennedy
Episode: Thriving in a remote developer environment

April 2020
TechJr Podcast
with Lee Warrick and Edwin Otero
Episode: The University of Barnes and Noble w/ Jayson J. Phillips

Feburary 2020
Hanselminutes Podcast
with Scott Hanselman
Episode: Surviving as a Remote Tech Employee

June 2019
Trilogybytes Podcast
Episode: What Makes A Senior Software Engineer

July 2018
/dev/color In Motion | San Francisco, CA
How to Prepare for Management as an Individual Contributor

November 2016
Blavity’s AfroTech Conference | San Francisco, CA
Hack it til you make it: Acing the Technical Interview | Deck
Co-Speakers: Kaanon MacFarlane, DeVaris Brown

Professional & Social Organizations

4/2020 - Current
Member, Media Developer Expert Program (MDE)


/dev/color Oakland, CA
02 Squad | Current Member, Past Facilitator

ACM Member

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc, New York, NY
Intiated Fall 2002, ETA Chapter (NYC Metropolitan)
Current Brother-At-Large


International Girls Academy, New York, NY
2020-Current - Member, Board of Directors, Technical/STEM Advisor

Bay Area Inspires Awards, Oakland, CA
2017-Current - Board Member, Fellowship Advisor

Black Girls Code, Oakland, CA
2014 - Teaching the young women how to build games in Javascript

CODE2040, Bay Area, CA
2020 - Mentor Coach, Virtual Summer Fellowship Program
2019 - Mentor Coach, Summer Fellowship Program
2017-2019 - Community Member/Volunteer-At-Large

2014, 2015, 2016 - Mentor, Summer Fellowship Program

Citizen Schools, Isaac Newton Middle School, Harlem, NY
Spring 2012 - There's an App for that: Teaching 6th & 7th grade students how to build Javascript Applications


(not in any proficiency order)
Languages: Javascript, Java, Python, Ruby, Processing, Scala, Go, Rust
Frameworks: express, dropwizard, Spring, vert.x, Flask, Django, Pyramid, Sinatra, Rails, Elixir
Databases & Data Storage: MySQL, mongodb, PostgreSQL, Redis, MS SQL, JCR, Cassandra, NEO4J
Task Management & Utilities: JIRA, Monday, Asana, Jenkins, Travis CI, git, Bamboo


Fall 1999-Spring 2005
CUNY Lehman College | Bronx, New York
(Degree Pursued) B.S. Computer Graphics & Imaging

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