I seek to explore my knack for design while building awesome software for people everywhere.


August 2008 – May 2010

Cornell University College of Engineering Ithaca, NY

August 2006 – August 2008

Case Western Reserve University School of Engineering Cleveland, OH

B.Sc. Cum Laude in Computer Science · Information Science Minor · HCI Specialization · 3.726 GPA

Technical Experience

January 2012 – Present

Software Engineer Google Mountain View, CA

As a member of the Identity team I lead a variety of infrastructure and user-facing projects focusing on the sign in experience of Google's authentication platform.

July 2010 – January 2012

Software Engineer (Site Reliability) Google Mountain View, CA

Restructured subsystems and participated in an on-call rotation to maintain reliability of a global authentication service used by millions of users each day. Architected tools for operational task automation and oversaw capacity planning to ensure scalability without impacting end-user latency.

January 2010 – April 2010

Software Engineer Cornell Interaction Design Lab Ithaca, NY

Developed an instrumented augmented reality platform to study a social network consisting of shared annotations in the physical world. The initial prorotype [PDF], developed in two weeks, won the Cisco Pioneer Award at Cornell's BOOM 2010 student research conference.

August 2008 – May 2010

System Administrator Cornell Language Acquisition Lab Ithaca, NY

Administered an intranet of Macs and PCs, including Mac OS X servers which house data pertaining to the study of language acquisition. Developed an online dissemination portal and consulted on the methodology to develop and deploy infrastructure for a multisite distance learning course.

May 2009 – January 2010

Developer CIT Advanced Technology and Architectures Group Ithaca, NY

Devised a lightweight native framework for iPhone data dissemination to enable those without iPhone programming experience to easily provide their data to users. Constructed an iPhone application and corresponding data entry tool to visually navigate the Cornell campus and its many services.

May 2008 – August 2008

Networks Intern International Computer Science Institute Berkeley, CA

Assisted staff members in NSF-funded research involving network troubleshooting and systems data analysis. Actively participated in weekly symposia regarding current topics in computer networking.

January 2007 – August 2008

Developer Case Scheduler Cleveland, OH

Created a web service to more readily prepare academic schedules that incorporate classes as well as extracurriculars. Case Scheduler indexes course data and adds significant time management functionality through novel search methods and visual data manipulation.

March 2007 – August 2007

Developer, Support Staff CWRU Software Center Cleveland, OH

Designed and implemented a software distribution portal used by thousands of faculty, staff, and students on a daily basis in order to streamline management and to simplify the end user experience. Performed various maintenance and troubleshooting tasks pertaining to Mac software offerings.

Additional Experience

January 2009 – October 2009

Resident Advisor Cornell University Ithaca, NY

Implemented floor and building programs consistent with the ideals of Campus Life and Residential Programs while working directly with two other co-RAs. Joined a staff of fifteen resident advisors mid-year to support a first-year community of nearly 500 first-year university students.

August 2007 – May 2008

Resident Assistant Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH

Crafted programs for a residential college of almost 300 first-year students. Developed and maintained a community with emphasis on tolerance and respect. Continued to nurture the residential arts community program as staff liaison to the residential college's theatrical company and overseeing executive board.

Academic Awards

CWRU Trustee's Scholarship · Douglas C. McGowan Scholarship · Case Alumni Association Scholarship
Ohio Board of Regents Scholarship · Dean's High Honors (6 semesters) · NRHH Regional Recognition
Cisco Pioneer Award (2010 Cornell BOOM Conference)