Learning. Hacking. Building internet & data machines.
Professional Certificate in Technology Entrepreneurship
University of California, Santa Barbara (Extension)
Relevant coursework: Creating a Market-tested Startup Business Model, Entrepreneurship, Business Strategy, Marketing, Human Resources & Leadership, Telecommunications & Information Technology
Bachelor of Arts in Economics & Spanish
University of California, Santa Barbara
Relevant coursework: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Environmental Economics, Crime & Justice Economics, Game Theory, Development Economics, Vector Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability & Statistics, Linear Algebra, Theoretical Mathematics, Spanish Literature, Spanish Linguistics
University of California, Educational Abroad Program
Complutense University of Madrid
Immersive cultural and language program in Madrid, Spain
Associate Product Manager
Santa Barbara (CA), September 2016 - Today
HG Data indexes & processes over two billion unstructured documents to help marketing and sales teams target the right accounts by providing technographic data.
Primary functions: served as product owner for the Internal Applications team, where we built RESTful services that helped internal teams generate market intelligence data for end customers. Also served as project manager for main data pipeline, helping to align data deliverables across 3 engineering teams.
Technical Product Engineer
Santa Barbara (CA), September 2015 - June 2016
Impact Radius is web platform that helps digital marketers optimize affiliate management, multi-channel attribution, and tag manangement.
Primary functions: technical support, customer service, account integrations, escalating product feature requests, writing product documentation.
Santa Barbara (CA), April 2015 - September 2015
BoxIT Services is a consulting & web development agency for small businesses.
Primary functions: sales engineering, web design & development. Built BoxIT Services Official Website, which required SSL certification for HTTPS & e-commerce integration with Stripe.
Enterprise Sales Development Representative
Santa Barbara, September 2013 - September 2014
RightScale is a web platform that helps engineering teams optimize their consumption of cloud resources across AWS, Windows Azure, Google Compute, and others.
Primary functions: prospecting qualified leads, reaching out to inbound & outbound leads, creating business opportunities and escalating them to quota-carrying reps.
Developed business with closed-won accounts including VW/Audi, Moxie Software, Realty Income Corporation, Spartan Systems, among others
Founder & CEO
Santa Barbara (CA), June 2012 - June 2014
Conducted over 500 customer development & market validation interviews to develop business model for digital, legal, & cheaper distribution of academic content within university infrastructure
Won third place at 2013 New Venture Competition at UCSB
Designed, co-developed, & shipped revenue-generating product (web platform) to around 100 customers
New Venture Competition Winner
Technology Management Program (UCSB)
Third-place award recipient: Napses
Young Innovator Scholarship
Technology Management Program (UCSB)
Excellence In Professional Communication for Sustainability
Writing Program (UCSB)
Award recipient for writing "The Global Warming Project" a business plan focusing on environmental sustainability.
McNair Scholars Program & Economics Department (UCSB)
2010 - 2011
Economics undergraduate researcher & scholarship recipient
Wrote "The Correlation between the 1990s Dot-Com Bubble and the 1998-2006 Housing Bubble", during the Summer of 2011, under the mentorship of Stephen LeRoy, PhD & Peter Rupert, PhD
Wrote "Objectivity, Economic Bubbles, and the 1998-2006 Housing Market", during the Summer of 2010, under the mentorship of Peter Rupert, PhD
Skills & Activities
Adobe Creative Suite, Web Design, Painting
Entrepreneurship, Product & Project Management, Sales, Technical Support
Drumming, Hiking, Weight-lifting, Meditating, Living