I love salsa dancing almost as much as I love solving difficult problems. I’m an engineer focused on innovation without losing sight of the needs of the customer. Having worked as both a NASA engineer and as the CTO of a health-tech startup, I learned an important product engineering lesson:

a product without a customer is indistinguishable from art; it may look beautiful, but it can’t solve your customer’s problem

Leading engineering teams to solve business problems is my passion. Nothing is as fulfilling as getting a team of engineers to work with a team of designers to create an innovative product loved by customers.

If you’re curious to see what motivates me as an engineer who likes to program, check out my posts on machine learning. If you’re feeling studious and want to see what motivates me as a team leader, check out my book notes on what I’ve read. If you’re looking for ideas, see what I’ve worked on for past projects (coming soon).

Feel free to reach out via email or twitter. I’m open to advising, investing, collaborating, and anything interesting.