I recently graduated from Northwestern University, where I received a B.A. in Computer Science, a B.M. in Guitar Performance, and M.S. in Computer Science.
The past three years, I've worked in Northwestern's AquaLab under my advisor, Dr. Fabián Bustamante. In addition to my research, I worked as a Network Architect for bloXroute Labs, a Chicago-based team scaling blockchains to thousands of on-chain transactions per second.
Previously, I've worked in Verizon’s Corporate Strategy and Development group, supporting scenario planning and strategy development relating to the future of connectivity, and I helped develop partnerships with major Fortune 500 partners to expand existing businesses and explore adjacent offerings. I also worked in Verizon’s Corporate Venture Capital team, where I identified innovators across a variety of market segments and conducted competitive financial analyses to identify candidates for potential investment. I'm currently working at Verizon as a Corporate Strategy Analyst, looking at developer ecosystems, distributed architectures, and IaaS/PaaS/SaaS opportunities.
I consider myself experienced with the following languages: