Engineer @ From 2014 to Present (1 year) Co-Founder @ Y Combinator-backed company building productivity and communications software for the mobile workforce. Technical and product lead; coded both the web app and native iOS app. From 2013 to 2013 (less than a year) Mountain View, CACo-Founder, Executive Director @ The Commercial Spaceflight Federation is the industry association
Engineer @ From 2014 to Present (1 year) Co-Founder @ Y Combinator-backed company building productivity and communications software for the mobile workforce. Technical and product lead; coded both the web app and native iOS app. From 2013 to 2013 (less than a year) Mountain View, CACo-Founder, Executive Director @ The Commercial Spaceflight Federation is the industry association of commercial spaceflight companies including Elon Musk's SpaceX, Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic, and John Carmack's Armadillo Aerospace. The industry is capitalized with more than $1.5 billion of private investment.
More than doubled the organization's run rate every year for 4 years, from an initial $50,000 to an annual run rate of over $1 million. Worked directly for CEO-level board of directors. From 2007 to 2011 (4 years) Director of Flight Operations @ Responsible for designing and managing rocket and flight operations of a unique air show/rocket launch event, held before a crowd of tens of thousands of people. From March 2005 to December 2006 (1 year 10 months) Santa Monica, CaliforniaCo-Founder @ The Roosevelt Institute is a policy think tank for students and a youth leadership training organization with an annual budget of more than $1 million and over 80 chapters on university campuses across the country. Co-founded the organization while a student at Stanford and held various positions through successful acquisition by Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute. From 2004 to 2006 (2 years) Stanford, CaliforniaAerospace Engineering Internships @ Aerojet Redmond Rocket Center – Redmond, Washington
Manufacturing and test engineering, production of 100 lbf thrust NTO/MMH rocket engines.
Ball Aerospace – Boulder, Colorado
Mechanical engineering, design of satellite and testbed components
Software engineering, computer modeling of satellite sensor arrays. Languages: C++
TRW Missile Defense Systems (now Northrop Grumman) – Redondo Beach, California
Software engineering and analysis, designed and implemented a missile defense system simulation, used to conduct Monte Carlo runs for various threat scenarios. Languages: C++ From 2001 to 2005 (4 years) Various
Bachelor of Science, Aerospace Engineering, Physics @ Purdue UniversityMaster of Science, Aerospace Engineering @ Stanford UniversityY Combinator From 2013 to 2013
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