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Experience

Product Manager - Growth Team, Lumos Labs March 2013 - April 2014

  • Improved overall conversion rate and 30 day cash collected by 20% by creating a new onboarding experience
  • Opened up a new viral channel by designing an invite system where current Lumosity users can invite their friends which lowered the cost to acquire new subscribers
  • Increased Net Promoter Score as well as core business metrics by leading the rebranding effort which included
  • a redesign of the entire website and involved coordinating across all of the teams to make sure all touchpoints were covered
  • Developed long term product strategy through collaboration with company founders and product team
  • Designed and ran A/B tests, analyzed test results to make informed decisions about features
  • Ran user testing sessions early and often online and in person to optimize new features quickly
  • Identified the most valuable areas of work by synthesizing data from many sources to prioritize product hypotheses

Software Engineer - Rails Team, Lumos Labs April 2010 - March 2013

  • Built a research assessment platform that integrated Flash assessments, user accounts from the main app via the API, and dynamic graphs based on the user’s performance
  • Audited site performance and decreased page load time by optimizing how and when resources loaded
  • Drove a large increase in the percentage of users who completed training sessions by architecting a new version of the core product to improve the training experience
  • Designed and implemented a new API version with more organized resources and more security with OAuth to enable a seamless web and mobile experience for users

Software Engineer, Pip.io 2009 - 2010

  • As employee 3 of 4, built web services to manage and deliver data in real-time using XMPP
  • Designed and built front-end UI in JavaScript
  • Created applications for our platform using many APIs through OAuth including Facebook, Twitter, Netflix, etc.

Software Engineer Intern, Infragistics Summer 2008

Designed, implemented and tested a web component for the ASP.NET framework which simulates an animated icon dock and will be released as part of the company’s product suite

Residential Teaching Assistant, Governor’s School of Engineering and Technology Summer 2006/07

Led a weekly workshop in Computer & Electrical Engineering; advised student research projects in various fields including thermo-acoustic refrigeration, digital noise-cancellation, and computer automated lighting; organized social and academic activities for the one hundred students in the highly selective summer program

Education

Princeton University

  • B.S.E. in Computer Science - June 2009
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Theater and Dance
  • Relevant Coursework
    • Application: Human Computer Interfacing, Electronic Music, Computer Vision, Animation (Course Founder)
    • Other: Advanced Programming Techniques, Information Security, Programming Languages, Graph Theory, Algorithms and Data Structures, Logic Design, Programming Systems, Cognitive Psychology, Bioengineering, Theatrical Design
  • Projects
    • Senior Computer Science and Dance Thesis: Developed a software application that renders and projects graphics in real-time based on data received from accelerometers attached to dancers.
    • PLOrk: Created a music application for the Princeton Laptop Orchestra based on a ball in maze game navigated by the tilt of the computer.
    • HCI: Attached video camera to motor to follow a subject via face recognition.
    • Kernighan's Class: Developed an online game, where characters navigate a map, complete quests, collect items, and fight other players.
  • Jobs
    • Lab Teaching Assistant, 2007 - 2009 Provided undergraduate students instruction in various core Computer Science courses including Programming Systems and Algorithms and Data Structures
    • Manager of Forbes College Blackbox 2006 – 2007 Developed an online system to organize and coordinate student usage of the residential college theatre

Skills

  • Strong Knowledge of Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, mySQL, HTML, CSS
  • Experience in Java, Python, PHP, C++, C#, MATLAB, ASP.NET, French
  • Software: TextMate, Visual Studio, XCode, Photoshop, Blender
  • Certified in Wilderness First Aid and CPR

Activities

Group Leader, Outdoor Action Program, Princeton University 2006 - 2009

Lead 8-10 freshmen on week-long backwoods hiking trips while providing an introduction to college life; teach outdoor survival skills and philosophies

Graphic Designer and Webmaster, Triangle Club, Princeton University 2005 – 2008

Designed various marketing materials for the student-led musical theater group; maintained the club’s external website; worked with alumni and trustees to develop content for the site

Volunteer Positions and Affiliations

  • Princeton B.S.E. Student Interactor/Advisor
  • Princeton Student Government Social Committee
  • SIGGRAPH Student Volunteer
  • Society of Women Engineers