Brown University, Office of Residential Life
SPARK Residential Advisor
May 2011 to August 2011
Providence, Rhode Island Area
Brown University, Visual Arts Department
Sculpture Studio Monitor/Laser Cutter Monitor
January 2011 to May 2013
Providence, Rhode Island Area
Summer Associate- SF/CMBS
June 2012 to August 2012
One State Street Plaza New York, NY
September 2011 to June 2012
San Francisco Bay Area
April 2016 to April 2017
Redwood City, CA
March 2014 to January 2016
San Francisco Bay Area
August 2012 to 2016
SF Bay Area
Ensured the safety and well-being of 12 to 15 year olds in a Science focused [email protected] program. Co-facilitated educational activities including field trips. On duty/ on call 24/7 for the duration of the program. Ensured the safety and well-being of 12 to 15 year olds in a Science focused [email protected] program. Co-facilitated educational activities including field trips. On duty/ on call 24/7 for the duration of the program.
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Chris Catoya works for Brown University, Office of Residential Life
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Chris Catoya is SPARK Residential Advisor
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Chris Catoya works in the Internet industry.
SPARK Residential Advisor @ Brown University, Office of Residential Life Ensured the safety and well-being of 12 to 15 year olds in a Science focused [email protected] program. Co-facilitated educational activities including field trips. On duty/ on call 24/7 for the duration of the program. From May 2011 to August 2011 (4 months) Providence, Rhode Island AreaCo-Founder @ Monocle Money Launched a personal finance service empowering users to automate staying on top of their financial game. We deliver tools, insights, and bank transactions to the services people normally use every day.www.monoclemoney.com Sculpture Studio Monitor/Laser Cutter Monitor @ Brown University, Visual Arts Department Monitor and aid students in using the Universal Laser System PLS 6.75 laser cutter (Laser Cutter Monitor)Monitor and aid students using various tools such as welders, saws, drills, etc. (Sculpture Studio Monitor)Ensure proper protocol and safety measures are followed.Responsible for keeping equipment in good operating condition, including precision optical components. From January 2011 to May 2013 (2 years 5 months) Providence, Rhode Island AreaSummer Associate- SF/CMBS @ Fitch Ratings Performed cash flow, credit, and stress test analyses on CMBS bonds and CDOs. Presented ratings recommendations to internal ratings committees. Published Rating Action Commentaries (RACs) to end investors.Assisted development of Analyst Rotation strategy in compliance to EURO regulations alongside Head of US Structured Finance Performance Analytics. From June 2012 to August 2012 (3 months) One State Street Plaza New York, NYMeiklejohn Advisor @ Brown University Advise freshmen advisees alongside Faculty Advisor on academics and the college transition From September 2011 to June 2012 (10 months) Principal @ Catoya Consulting Consult lean principles and practices for clients and delivered projects in Agile transitions, QA, marketing, and research across a variety of businesses. Sample Projects (clients available upon request)• Project Recovery - Product Development Training and Program Management ToolingEstablished processes and tooling to bring project on track for holiday delivery.• Tools and Training for Operational ExcellenceGuided focused execution and created spreadsheet tools for unit economics, cash flow, & inventory analyses.• Marketing Software for Small BusinessFull breakdown analysis defining product vision, development roadmap, and new $340B market opportunity.• Agile Development Training, Market Research, BD, & QA Test Development Training and marketing for Agile Transitions. Research and forecasts, including oil futures and SoC modules in embedded IoT applications. San Francisco Bay AreaAssociate Producer @ Storm8 • Drove key network initiatives across 5 teams (Architects, TechArt, LiveOps, Tools, & New IP) for 75M players.• Created Architects and TechArt roadmaps with Engineering Managers, presenting weekly to Heads of Product and Engineering. • Led cross-functional adoption and economic understanding of Agile and Lean methods across departments. Sample Projects (more available upon request)• Platform for SQL Database Ad Hoc Tools - Spreadsheets-based Content Production Tools Platform Doubled S8’s ability to implement content, its main monetization strategy. Improved tool triage method. A systemic approach to broadening contributor and team level bandwidths.• Network-wide Android-iOS Parity - Android Unity Frame Time Performance Parity Lifted Android performance by 40%. Created roadmap with Engineering Manager and developed data visualizations and metrics to triage. • Overhaul of Network Cross Promotion - Smart User Targeting and Rotation microservice Drove product definition and managed development, guided strategy on microservice from code monolith. Garnered Architects and Sr. Engineers’ buy-in for embedded QA supporting approach and strategy. Codebase investment towards Continuous Integration.• Overhaul of Content and Binary Build Systems - Jenkins Build System on Commoditized HardwareEliminated wait times from peak of 3 hours at 25% of the cost of upgrading previous system. Removed dependencies on overloaded contributors. Built interdepartmental agreement and solution. Initial investment towards Continuous Integration.• Project Infinity: Hackathon 2017 Winner, Best LookingSet vision, led team of senior contributors and managers, and composed music and sound FX.• New Game and Genre Pitch to CEO - Story and Choice Driven Mobile Games Pitched to CEO. Built a prototype. Conducted user interviews, market research, and Google Surveys. From April 2016 to April 2017 (1 year 1 month) Redwood City, CACo Founder @ Treefort Co-Founded Treefort, an iOS app to create spontaneous meetups focused on doing activities in real-life with others.Conducted demographic research, surveys, and interviews to develop product vision, design, and brand. Built relationships representing over 80MM social media followers for product rollout. Created and ran test plans on TestRails.Adapted “Formal Friday” campaign from Resolve for TreeFort media. From March 2014 to January 2016 (1 year 11 months) San Francisco Bay AreaCo-Founder @ rsolv Developed product, marketing, and branding by applying market research, game theory, attention economics, and live user testing. Conducted prior art research for patent application (awarded with 17 claims).Led negotiations on use contracts with colleges and an institutional investor consortium. From August 2012 to 2016 (4 years) SF Bay Area
Extraversion (E), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)
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