-- Surfacing the best new products, every day. -- Manage all outbound content (newsletter, social, and blog). -- Helped build our first paid offering: Ship, a toolkit...more for makers to ship awesome products.
-- Opened an organic bakery, coffee shop, and cafe with a family member. -- Designed and built backend financial and technical infrastructures to manage 30+ employees,...more $1MM/year in income, and dozens of vendors. -- Rebuilt supply chain, reducing food costs by over 25%.
I helped launch Product Hunt's first paid offering: Ship, a suite of tools to help makers to build and ship awesome products (feat in TechCrunch and TNW) to overwhelming demand (18k on the waitlist currently). Launched and managed an international hackathon with $250k in prizes & 1000 teams.
I've also co-founded a 70-seat restaurant, bakery, and coffee shop in New York City. Within a year of launching, we had achieved profitability.
StudentSense - How are college campuses feeling right now?
Hackathon Team Member, Backend, Python · Student depression is an incredibly important yet rarely discussed topic on college campuses. In order to… · More allow administrators gauge student sentiment, we built an API that returns a student happiness level based on tweets from the area, using both the Indico and Twitter APIs.
Won "Best Developers Tool" at WHACK, Wellesley College's semiannual hackathon.
Backend, tying all of the pieces (Twitter, Indico, Heat Map) together and debugging along the way. Learned a ton about Python and its relative ease compared to Java.