Our people are the foundation of the Originate Partnership

Since our origin in 2007, we’ve managed to bring together a team of the most talented product strategists, developers, designers, investors, operators, and entrepreneurs in the world. While our leaders helped build some of the most respected technology companies that exist today, they now focus on building the next generation of leaders and companies to solve the challenges of tomorrow.

 

Our Team

Rob Meadows
Chief Executive Officer
San Francisco
Rob Meadows
Chief Executive Officer - San Francisco

I've spent my career working to surround myself with only the most extraordinary people, and it doesn't get much better than being part of this grid.

Jeff Scheinrock
Chief Financial Officer
Los Angeles
Jeff Scheinrock
Chief Financial Officer - Los Angeles

I am an experienced investor, CFO and business manager and also enjoy being the Faculty Director of the Applied Management Research Program and Continuing Lecturer at UCLA Anderson School of Business. I love working with entrepreneurs and helping innovative ideas become innovative companies.

Lloyd Taylor
Partner
San Francisco
Lloyd Taylor
Partner - San Francisco

Scaling the business while maintaining Originate's near-magical culture.

Doug Mandell
Executive Advisor
San Francisco
Doug Mandell
Executive Advisor - San Francisco

My passion for working with entrepreneurs stems from being an entrepreneur myself. I am also passionate about photography and philanthropy.

William J. Raduchel
Chairman
William J. Raduchel
Chairman -

Former CTO of AOL Time Warner, and former CIO & CFO of Sun Microsystems. Past senior executive at Xerox and McGraw-Hill. Adjunct Professor at Georgetown, and former Professor of Economics at Harvard.

Brent Cohen
Executive Advisor
Los Angeles
Brent Cohen
Executive Advisor - Los Angeles

Geraldine MacDonald
Executive Advisor
Geraldine MacDonald
Executive Advisor -

Former SVP of AOL Time Warner. Past VP of Computing Services and adjunct professor at Binghamton University. Love being an advocate for using technology to change the way people work and communicate.

Patrick Brady
Executive Advisor
Patrick Brady
Executive Advisor -

Thomas Aidan Curran
CTO in Residence
Thomas Aidan Curran
CTO in Residence -

Former CTO of Hybris/SAP, CTO of Deutsche Telekom, and CTO of Bertelsmann. Board Member and Advisor to several early stage technology companies.

Lars Buttler
Executive Advisor
San Francisco
Lars Buttler
Executive Advisor - San Francisco

Former VP Global Online at Electronic Arts, Associate Director Leveraged-Buyouts at The Carlyle Group, Founding President of Wingcast Europe, and co-Creator of Signant. Founding Partner of Madison Sandhill, Chairman of the Executive Committee of BENS' National Cyber & Technology Council, and advisor to IronNet Cybersecurity.

Erik Straser
Venture Advisor
San Francisco
Erik Straser
Venture Advisor - San Francisco

I'm excited to bring my two decades of experience as a Venture Capitalist to Originate and the great partners that we work with.

Rahim Amlani
Advisor
New York
Rahim Amlani
Advisor - New York

Craig Finster
Managing Director Strategic Advisory
San Francisco
Craig Finster
Managing Director Strategic Advisory - San Francisco

I help find and build extraordinary companies. I used to do the same for countries.

Joanna Hall
Managing Director
New York
Joanna Hall
Managing Director - New York

I’m obsessed with creating: happy and productive teams, meaningful products, strong partnerships, fancy cakes.

Russ Logan
Managing Director
Las Vegas
Russ Logan
Managing Director - Las Vegas

When you combine relentless ambition, constant practice, and surrounding yourself with the right people - all things are possible.

Tyler Buck
Managing Director
San Francisco
Tyler Buck
Managing Director - San Francisco

I make sure our projects have all the inputs they need to make a fantastically awesome, and successful, output. My first programming language was HyperTalk for Mac. A lot has changed since then, but I can still create a mean HyperCard address book.

Ali Shahriyari
Vice President
Los Angeles
Ali Shahriyari
Vice President - Los Angeles

My role at Originate is to manage the full life-cycle of software production from story creation to partner interaction to product transition. Outside of work I spend most of my time near the ocean.

Brady Dehn
EVP of Corporate Operations
Las Vegas
Brady Dehn
EVP of Corporate Operations - Las Vegas

I help Originate's partners to build products and companies that change the world.

Dave Eyler
VP of Product
San Francisco
Dave Eyler
VP of Product - San Francisco

Software engineer turned product manager. Original product manager of App Analytics in iTunes Connect at Apple and Director of Product Management at Sling Media. Loves making great software products.

Kevin Goslar
VP of Engineering
Los Angeles
Kevin Goslar
VP of Engineering - Los Angeles

I am building and maintaining a culture of excellence, openness, fun, and productivity at Originate, while continuously advancing our engineering practices and processes.

Matt Handler
VP of Research and Development
New York
Matt Handler
VP of Research and Development - New York

I focus my efforts on improving developer culture at Originate while making sure I have enough time to do the thing I love most (programming).

Rob Mallery
VP of Talent
Las Vegas
Rob Mallery
VP of Talent - Las Vegas

How do you build a team of 140+ awesome people who could all 1) found their own startup or 2) join any company they wish? Sounds like a fun recruiting problem... I'm In!

Scott Lape
Executive in Residence
Scott Lape
Executive in Residence -

Alex David
Director of Software
Los Angeles
Alex David
Director of Software - Los Angeles

See that grid of tiny lights in front of you? I’m responsible for pressing buttons until those lights do the things they need to do.

Alex Quin
Senior Director of Engineering
San Francisco
Alex Quin
Senior Director of Engineering - San Francisco

My role at Originate is to architect, develop and support multiple software product lines. I have over 17 years of software development experience and specializes in the design of highly scalable, mission critical systems for a wide range of applications.

Antoine Grant
Director of Business Development
New York
Antoine Grant
Director of Business Development - New York

Christopher Kim
Director of Software Production
Los Angeles
Christopher Kim
Director of Software Production - Los Angeles

I engineer software.

Chris Meunier
Senior Director of Quality
Los Angeles
Chris Meunier
Senior Director of Quality - Los Angeles

Working alongside incredibly intelligent engineers and product managers at Originate while showcasing the ability to bring quality assurance in solid yet agile ways into startup and large projects.

Daniel Hawthorn
Director of Engineering
San Francisco
Daniel Hawthorn
Director of Engineering - San Francisco

I love people, tech, and where they meet - I get to work with the best of both at Originate. I used to be a math teacher. Good design, running, music, and plants make me happy.

Erin Ozmat
Associate Director of Product
New York
Erin Ozmat
Associate Director of Product - New York

I love finding the harmony between user and business needs, and building great products as a result. I’m a firm believer in the power of agile development, Getting Things Done, and meditation.

David Kilsheimer
Associate Director of Product Management
New York
David Kilsheimer
Associate Director of Product Management - New York

Product managers should be like Tron and fight for the users. I try to be like Tron and also love running and supporting NYCFC.

Hassan Archer
Director of Partnership Management
Orange County
Hassan Archer
Director of Partnership Management - Orange County

I find software and human solutions to challenging technical problems and inefficient processes. When that fails, I start pushing buttons.

Joe Harte
Director of Talent
Los Angeles
Joe Harte
Director of Talent - Los Angeles

Building Originate several Originators at a time!

Krista Thomas
Director of Partnership Management
New York
Krista Thomas
Director of Partnership Management - New York

I leverage my software and consulting background to effectively lead teams, turning ideas into reality.

Matthew Pierce
Executive in Residence
Los Angeles
Matthew Pierce
Executive in Residence - Los Angeles

I'm the CEO of OLabs, an investor, early-stage company advisor, and lecturer on entrepreneurship at UCLA.

Michael Maltese
Solutions Director
San Francisco
Michael Maltese
Solutions Director - San Francisco

I help leverage Originate's best-in-class solutions to ensure our partners achieve excellence.

Miles Dunning
Senior Director of Strategy
Miles Dunning
Senior Director of Strategy -

I’ve been fortunate to work with some great minds, instilling a unique balance in me to see how the strategy, the financials, and the personal side all fit into solving the real problem. To me, business is all one big puzzle, but the pieces are made of clay.

Moiz Dohadwala
Senior Director of Software Production
San Francisco
Moiz Dohadwala
Senior Director of Software Production - San Francisco

My mission is to create technology that makes a difference in people's lives for people at a direct/personal intimate level. When I am not doing that, I spend time with my family.

Monty Coon
Director of Business Operations
Las Vegas
Monty Coon
Director of Business Operations - Las Vegas

I make sure people have the resources they need to be successful. I am passionate about success and leadership. Nothing is better than spending time with my wife and kids.

Nick Ruzhnikov
Director of Design
San Francisco
Nick Ruzhnikov
Director of Design - San Francisco

I believe quick iterative design sprints informed by user insights and data result in the most powerful work.

Nalina Sarma
Director of Design
New York
Nalina Sarma
Director of Design - New York

I believe every problem can be solved with the right combination of creativity, collaboration, commitment and coffee. Especially coffee!

Pete Swearengen
Director of Product Strategy
San Francisco
Pete Swearengen
Director of Product Strategy - San Francisco

I have traversed the tech and app development worlds, moving from software development into project management and then producing and product strategy. As an advisor or key contributor to new ventures, I'm often in at the earliest moments, helping pioneers and innovators find the strategy that makes sense.

Brian Beckman
Director of Engineering
Las Vegas
Brian Beckman
Director of Engineering - Las Vegas

There is something so enjoyable in making life easier for others, as well as for ourselves. This is the core of everything we do and I love it.

Robert Douglas
Director of Engineering
Los Angeles
Robert Douglas
Director of Engineering - Los Angeles

I'm a developer and designer with a passion for problem-solving. I enjoy finding creative, elegant solutions across a wide variety of platforms, and working with innovative, cross-functional teams.

Sam Seliger
Solutions Director
Los Angeles
Sam Seliger
Solutions Director - Los Angeles

I focus on sustainable growth, predictable revenue, and bringing innovative products to market.

Taylor Crane
Associate Director of Product
New York
Taylor Crane
Associate Director of Product - New York

At Originate I am a Product Manager helping to build products people love. I like tech/startups, poker, and I'm NOT a foodie!

Wes Dasse
Director of Finance
San Francisco
Wes Dasse
Director of Finance - San Francisco

Director of Finance managing the accounting department for Originate since February 2008. Implementing and managing efficient accounting practices, keeping Originate's finances running smoothly through its rapid growth.

Yash Shah
Director of Product Management
Los Angeles
Yash Shah
Director of Product Management - Los Angeles

Former engineer, now product manager who likes innovating by connecting technology with real-life problems. When I'm not innovating, I'm building something.

Adam Hauer
Senior Software Engineer
Los Angeles
Adam Hauer
Senior Software Engineer - Los Angeles

When I'm not building software I am probably doing one of the following: eating something new (and possibly strange), exercising, meditating (vipassana), reading (fiction), or if the weather is nice getting beat by someone in tennis or at the range working on my golf swing.

Allen Wu
Senior Software Engineer
San Francisco
Allen Wu
Senior Software Engineer - San Francisco

I'm an iOS developer with a keen eye for design and attention to detail. I love traveling and being active.

Allison Zincke-Robles
Office Manager
San Francisco
Allison Zincke-Robles
Office Manager - San Francisco

As the Office Manager in San Francisco my goal is to make sure everyone loves coming in to work! I'm passionate about all the little things that go into making a great office experience, and am always looking for awesome new ideas.

Amanda Engborg
Senior Experience Manager
New York
Amanda Engborg
Senior Experience Manager - New York

I strive to create an enjoyable and seamless experience for anyone who works at Originate as well as anyone we partner with. My mantra and my blood type are the same: B Positive.

Andrew Stalker
Software Engineer
Las Vegas
Andrew Stalker
Software Engineer - Las Vegas

I'm a developer with a passion for coffee and solving the hard problems. Most of my time is spent writing pretty code to do complex things, but in my free time I enjoy cooking, photography, and soccer.

Andrew Toltzis
Senior Product Manager
Los Angeles
Andrew Toltzis
Senior Product Manager - Los Angeles

As a Product Manager, I love solving problems and working with a team taking an idea from its conceptualization to a successful completion. When I’m not building product you can find me on the beach or somewhere outdoors. Go Vols!

Angie Hayden
Senior Designer
Los Angeles
Angie Hayden
Senior Designer - Los Angeles

I collaborate with others to create seamless, user-centered experiences both on and offline. I love running and eating cake batter.

Antonio Morales
Software Engineer
Las Vegas
Antonio Morales
Software Engineer - Las Vegas

I build stuff alongside some great people. I'm also the Director of Lunch for the Las Vegas office. For fun, I like to cook new things and taste new food.

Antonis Stampoulis
Senior Software Engineer
New York
Antonis Stampoulis
Senior Software Engineer - New York

I love building software. I also love building software that helps build better software.

Archer Wheeler
Software Engineer
Archer Wheeler
Software Engineer -

I consider myself an academic at heart, and love finding new ways to solve problems. I'm also a fan of a good TV show.

Aric Hunter
Software Engineer
Silicon Valley
Aric Hunter
Software Engineer - Silicon Valley

I'm a guy with a computer who gets to work on awesome projects and make cool ideas into extremely cool realities. Changing the world one byte at a time.

Ben Edmonson
Designer
Las Vegas
Ben Edmonson
Designer - Las Vegas

I enjoy solving problems that matter through beautiful design & seamless user experiences. Make it work & make it pretty.

Ben Goldberg
Software Engineer
San Francisco
Ben Goldberg
Software Engineer - San Francisco

I love learning new things, building useful products, and solving hard problems.

Blaine Muri
Software Engineer
San Francisco
Blaine Muri
Software Engineer - San Francisco

When I'm not working on one business idea, I'm thinking about another. My thirst for entrepreneurship is as strong as my interest in software development.

Brandon Worl
Software Engineer
Las Vegas
Brandon Worl
Software Engineer - Las Vegas

I enjoy trying to solve interesting problems with creative solutions. When I'm not programming, I like to go hiking, playing games, and reading.

Brian Sweatt
Senior Software Engineer
Brian Sweatt
Senior Software Engineer -

I'm a developer with a passion for taking things from the research phase all the way to a finished product. Whether it's knowledge, development teams, or software, I'm constantly building.

Celine Yousefzadeh
Business Development Associate
Los Angeles
Celine Yousefzadeh
Business Development Associate - Los Angeles

Passion-driven, problem solving, business growth enthusiast. I look for all the ways Originate can grow and create impact with meaningful partners.

Charles Rudolph
Senior Software Engineer
Los Angeles
Charles Rudolph
Senior Software Engineer - Los Angeles

I work on projects using Ruby on Rails, Coffeescript, Less/Sass and iOS. I love chess, running, and playing soccer.

Corey Davis
Operations Manager
San Francisco
Corey Davis
Operations Manager - San Francisco

Jack of all trades, supporting Originate in project & resource managment, biz dev and operations. I can bore you to death with history of the British monarchy.

Daniel Cushing
Senior Product Manager
New York
Daniel Cushing
Senior Product Manager - New York

I am passionate about simplicity and intuition in software, and love minimizing the distance between people and the outcomes they want to achieve.

Danny Chhay
Software Engineer
Los Angeles
Danny Chhay
Software Engineer - Los Angeles

I take great pride a joy when creating and perfecting things that people want to use. Outside of work, I like gaming, looking for awesome restaurants, and stuff.

Danny Pirajan
Senior Designer
New York
Danny Pirajan
Senior Designer - New York

I get to design products that enlighten users. Visual design is not only my passion but my career.

Dany Haddad
Software Engineer
Los Angeles
Dany Haddad
Software Engineer - Los Angeles

I like building tools to help other people do cool things. Sometimes I try to do those cool things.

Davis Cabral
Senior Software Engineer
Davis Cabral
Senior Software Engineer -

No challenge is too great for me. I love nothing more than to fix a huge mess of bad code and make it perfect.

Doreen Hakimi
Senior Software Engineer
Los Angeles
Doreen Hakimi
Senior Software Engineer - Los Angeles

Doreen Hakimi is a Software Engineer at Originate's Los Angeles Office and is extremely excited to contribute to the technology industry through her role.

Douglas Yan
Software Engineer
San Francisco
Douglas Yan
Software Engineer - San Francisco

I am a Wolf Pack graduate and I look forward to solving problems. In my free time I enjoy cooking, board games, and hiking.

Drew Minnear
Software Engineer
New York
Drew Minnear
Software Engineer - New York

I am a software blacksmith--striking hot ideas until their form emerges. I believe in magnetic monopoles.

Eduardo Martinez
Senior Designer
San Francisco
Eduardo Martinez
Senior Designer - San Francisco

I have over 10 years of experience working in different design disciplines. I have called the Bay Area my home for the last 13 years.

Eric Liu
Software Engineer
New York
Eric Liu
Software Engineer - New York

Software Engineer and hopeful game developer. I love making interactive software that brings joy to the world!

Evan Shulman
Quality Manager
New York
Evan Shulman
Quality Manager - New York

It’s the music that we choose. I use my main instruments of Quality and Design to compose lovable experiences that move the world forward. And I like to dance with people while doing so.

Francesco Belvedere
Senior Designer
Los Angeles
Francesco Belvedere
Senior Designer - Los Angeles

Multidisciplinary visual designer. Trained in print, progressed to digital and currently steeped in UI and Digital Products.

Grace Fan
Senior UX Designer
New York
Grace Fan
Senior UX Designer - New York

I create functional design with emotional appeal, and strive to craft memorable experiences for users. Boot camp core exercises are my daily routine.

Guillermo Wu
Senior Software Engineer
San Francisco
Guillermo Wu
Senior Software Engineer - San Francisco

Software Engineer (mainly Ruby on Rails) with an Industrial Engineering background from Georgia Tech. I was born and raised in Argentina; I enjoy soccer, tennis, and steak!

Hao Lian
Senior Software Engineer
New York
Hao Lian
Senior Software Engineer - New York

I'm a software engineer. My HTML tag is <marquee>.

Heather Chmura
Executive Apprentice
San Francisco
Heather Chmura
Executive Apprentice - San Francisco

I enjoy being challenged by complex problems and finding solutions. I'm passionate about innovation, technology, enjoying a delicious cup of coffee, and squirrels.

Hemal Patel
Product Manager
Los Angeles
Hemal Patel
Product Manager - Los Angeles

As a PM, internally, I like to make sure communication is clear, consistent, and easy. Externally, we have to make sure all the work of every cross-function is geared towards the customer and fulfilling their wants and needs.

Hugo Ho
Software Engineer
Los Angeles
Hugo Ho
Software Engineer - Los Angeles

I enjoy brute force solutions, erratic coding styles, and sarcasm.

Jackie Morck
Marketing Entrepreneur in Residence
Las Vegas
Jackie Morck
Marketing Entrepreneur in Residence - Las Vegas

I excel at making meaningful connections; and appreciate thoughtful design, things built by hand, my dog Murp, scuba diving, and adventurous swashbuckling.

James Bowen
Software Engineer
San Francisco
James Bowen
Software Engineer - San Francisco

I'm an engineer with a passion for machine learning and improved decision making. I also enjoy sports, chess, and playing the cello.

Jason Arhart
Software Architect
Las Vegas
Jason Arhart
Software Architect - Las Vegas

I've been writing software most of my life, and intend to keep writing software for the rest of if. I also love music, photography, animals, and building physical things with my hands.

Jiexi Luan
Software Engineer
San Francisco
Jiexi Luan
Software Engineer - San Francisco

I'm a proud UCLA Bruin and curious idealist. I often think about how the world can be improved. My interests may change often, but not my enthusiasm when it comes to learning everything there is to know.

John McLaughlin
Senior Software Engineer
Los Angeles
John McLaughlin
Senior Software Engineer - Los Angeles

I love participating in world changing software innovation. I landed at Originate after earning a PhD in Mathematics at NYU and Stanford, getting married, raising twin daughters, supevising digital effects in feature films and multiple career changes.

Jon Distad
Software Architect
New York
Jon Distad
Software Architect - New York

All programming languages are a footnote to QBASIC. I hope someday to grok it in fullness.

Jonathan Chu
Software Engineer
San Francisco
Jonathan Chu
Software Engineer - San Francisco

I enjoy learning new technologies and solving new problems. When not in front of my laptop, you can find me hiking or playing basketball.

Josh Greenberger
Software Engineer
San Francisco
Josh Greenberger
Software Engineer - San Francisco

I’m a software developer and a jazz/soul pianist. I love solving puzzles and discovering new music (the weirder the better).

Julia Hesselroth
Partnership Manager
San Francisco
Julia Hesselroth
Partnership Manager - San Francisco

I am a hard working, high energy project and partnerships manager. I am thrilled to be joining a company that plays a critical role in helping other companies become more innovative.

Kara Gasparro
Office Manager
Las Vegas
Kara Gasparro
Office Manager - Las Vegas

I am an Office Manager & Designer/Artist all mashed into one. I love animals, Lara Croft, good food & good souls.

Karin Denton
Software Engineer
San Francisco
Karin Denton
Software Engineer - San Francisco

I love elegant solutions to complex problems, learning new things, and the outdoors.

Kate Lyness
Analyst
Los Angeles
Kate Lyness
Analyst - Los Angeles

I am an ambitious problem solver and strategic thinker with a diverse professional background. I indulge my insatiable curiosity by exploring new worlds. I find meaning through connecting with new people and ideas.

Katherine Bomkamp
Quality Manager
Orange County
Katherine Bomkamp
Quality Manager - Orange County

I am a DIY-style engineer, educator, and inventor. I love building high-quality products, asking “what would Macgyver do?”, and cheering for the Mountaineers.

Kayla Meyer
Talent Manager
Los Angeles
Kayla Meyer
Talent Manager - Los Angeles

I'm working hard to bring new faces to the Originate team. I love green tea and dad jokes.

Kayla Razavi
Quality Manager
San Francisco
Kayla Razavi
Quality Manager - San Francisco

Passionate about women empowerment, technology for the greater good, learning all sorts of things, + helping people flourish. Go Bears!

Ken Baldauf
Software Engineer
Orange County
Ken Baldauf
Software Engineer - Orange County

I'm a Software Engineer with a love for learning. I fancy myself a film buff and am a self-proclaimed sports fanatic.

Mahamad Charawi
Software Engineer
Los Angeles
Mahamad Charawi
Software Engineer - Los Angeles

I'm just waiting around for the Singularity.

Matteo Vesprini-Heidrich
Software Engineer
New York
Matteo Vesprini-Heidrich
Software Engineer - New York

I've committed myself to fueling computer science satire by being a Node.js developer. Talk to me if you like: hip hop, burgers, and/or getting hit in the face with rubber mats.

Matthew Gibson
Product Manager
New York
Matthew Gibson
Product Manager - New York

Combating ambiguity in the name of good products alongside a team of motivated people invigorates me. As soon as I got my first taste moving a product from ideation to execution, I knew I would spend countless more hours getting better and enjoying every minute of it.

Maxime Bury
Senior Software Engineer
New York
Maxime Bury
Senior Software Engineer - New York

Ingénieur génie locigiel expatrié à New York, je travaille principalement avec Scala et les outils Typesafe. J'essaye constament pour convaincre Originate d'entreprendre des projets avec Go!

Melanie Paret
Junior Designer
San Francisco
Melanie Paret
Junior Designer - San Francisco

Collaboration and communication come naturally to me. I am a teacher at heart and love involving stakeholders, team members and users throughout the design process. In my free time you'll find me climbing rocks, making sushi or hanging with my two rag doll cats.

Michael Watson
Product Manager
San Francisco
Michael Watson
Product Manager - San Francisco

I love it when logic and creativity must be combined to solve complex problems and I'm motivated by an inherent need to improve the way things are done around me.

Monica Torres
Talent Expert
New York
Monica Torres
Talent Expert - New York

I'm all about building relationships and connecting people with awesome jobs.

Payton Miller
Senior Product Manager
San Francisco
Payton Miller
Senior Product Manager - San Francisco

Developing products that solve real problems, empowering teams to accomplish big goals, and anxiously waiting to join Starfleet

Philip Kluz
Senior Software Engineer
Philip Kluz
Senior Software Engineer -

Software engineer working out of Munich in Germany. Entrepreneurial spirit with a weird affection towards exotic languages - human and machine ones. When not working, I box with kangaroos.

Phoebe Yandolino
Office Manager
New York
Phoebe Yandolino
Office Manager - New York

My passion to support team members is what motivates and drives each day. For me, there's nothing more rewarding than helping people and that's exactly what I'm here to do!

Presley Pizzo
Software Engineer
Presley Pizzo
Software Engineer -

Loves functional programming, metalworking, and meeting new people.

Rachel Wilson
Software Engineer
Los Angeles
Rachel Wilson
Software Engineer - Los Angeles

I've always enjoyed problem solving, and I'm very excited to try many new things here at Originate. I love animals, vibrant colors, and informative variable names.

Rey Farhan
Director of Data Insight
Rey Farhan
Director of Data Insight -

I help design and data come together to create exceptional products and experiences, bringing together creativity and analytical thinking.

Robert Henetz
Senior Software Engineer
Orange County
Robert Henetz
Senior Software Engineer - Orange County

I'm an iOS developer with a background in games looking forward to expanding my programming horizons. I'm an avid fan of sports, movies and music and a pub trivia expert.

Robert Weindl
Senior Software Engineer
Robert Weindl
Senior Software Engineer -

I am a Software Engineer working out of Munich in Germany. I have a huge passion for entrepreneurship and coding. When not in the zone, you can find me surfing the local river or doing other sports.

Ross Foley
Senior Software Engineer
San Francisco
Ross Foley
Senior Software Engineer - San Francisco

I love working with new technologies and finding new ways to design software. In my spare time, I enjoy cooking and playing video games.

Sean Lee
Software Engineer
New York
Sean Lee
Software Engineer - New York

I love building and using abstractions! Give me higher-order functions and I'm a happy kid.

Selma Paketci
Software Engineer
San Francisco
Selma Paketci
Software Engineer - San Francisco

I enjoy solving problems and learning new things.

Shubhra Sinha
Product Manager
San Francisco
Shubhra Sinha
Product Manager - San Francisco

I'm a fan of beautiful products thoughtfully made for the user.

Siga Appelgate
Office Manager
Los Angeles
Siga Appelgate
Office Manager - Los Angeles

I enjoy working with passionate people and a good cup of coffee.

Sönke Hahn
Senior Software Engineer
New York
Sönke Hahn
Senior Software Engineer - New York

I love programming, static typing and TDD. I also love the feeling of getting a new feature into user's hands. If you have some good adventure game recommendations, please tell me.

Sophia Huynh
Executive Associate
San Francisco
Sophia Huynh
Executive Associate - San Francisco

My hunger for success is fueled by my passions in life. I have strong analytical, communication, and problem solving skills involving high attention to detail and thrive on building strong lasting relationships with those around me. I’m an avid world traveler and adventure-seeker.

Sophie Shen
Software Engineer
Sophie Shen
Software Engineer -

My current enthusiasm is on working with creative team and building digital application. I enjoy reading, fitness, and classical music. I also do photograph, just for fun.

Stephen Bishtawi
Senior Software Engineer
Stephen Bishtawi
Senior Software Engineer -

I am a Software Engineer not bound by specific languages or frameworks. I seek out new challenges and enjoy pushing myself outside of my comfort zone. Outside of coding, I enjoy the outdoors by backpacking and camping in the mountains.

Sydney Sears
Operations Manager
Las Vegas
Sydney Sears
Operations Manager - Las Vegas

Working in business development and operations to help Originate thrive. I am a Proud Boise State graduate and love my family, traveling, and a good tennis match.

Taranamol Kaur
Design Intern
San Francisco
Taranamol Kaur
Design Intern - San Francisco

I am passionate about how technologies use human-centered design thinking to create engaging, beautiful, & sustainable solutions. I sit at the intersection of creativity & code as a UX Designer + Engineer.

Taylor Bockman
Senior Software Engineer
Las Vegas
Taylor Bockman
Senior Software Engineer - Las Vegas

I like finding interesting solutions to hard problems. When I'm not doing that, I'm tinkering with or riding my motorcycle.

Thomas Rushton
Software Engineer
Las Vegas
Thomas Rushton
Software Engineer - Las Vegas

I enjoy the challenge and constantly changing environment associated with programming. Outside of work, I'm a lover of music, hiking, and basically anything active.

Tim Chung
Senior Data Scientist
New York
Tim Chung
Senior Data Scientist - New York

Engineer focused on machine learning algorithms, mainly working on trying to get computers to communicate with people well.

Tim Mendez
Software Engineer
Orange County
Tim Mendez
Software Engineer - Orange County

I enjoy the challenge that is writing quality software.

Tim Styer
Senior Software Engineer
Las Vegas
Tim Styer
Senior Software Engineer - Las Vegas

I enjoy my family, programming, and games.

Tom Sayer
Senior Designer
San Francisco
Tom Sayer
Senior Designer - San Francisco

I'm a huge believer in pattern and data-driven design. Design for design's sake is just decoration, and that doesn't benefit any users.

Tracy Wu
Staff Accountant
San Francisco
Tracy Wu
Staff Accountant - San Francisco

I am a staff accountant and a world explorer. I am living life to the fullest by working with enthusiastic people and pushing myself out of my comfort zone.

Turner Carroll
Senior Designer
Los Angeles
Turner Carroll
Senior Designer - Los Angeles

I believe in design that puts users first, creating experiences of pleasure, beauty, and simplicity.

Vipul Patil
Senior Software Engineer
San Francisco
Vipul Patil
Senior Software Engineer - San Francisco

An iOS developer with a Flash Game-making background. Here at Originate I write iOS apps and sometimes Windows 8, too.

Wadud Jandali
Software Engineer
San Francisco
Wadud Jandali
Software Engineer - San Francisco

I care about my work, my growth, and most of all my cat, Kiwi.

Will Gottschalk
Software Engineer
Los Angeles
Will Gottschalk
Software Engineer - Los Angeles

I am a web developer who is constantly learning new technologies and facing new challenges. I also love mentoring others and contributing to the tech community.

Yana Barysheva
Senior Designer
New York
Yana Barysheva
Senior Designer - New York

As a UX designer, the right question to ask isn't "do I like it?", but "does it work?". I also cannot overemphasize how much I love to eat.

Yasi Chehroudi
Senior Product Manager
Los Angeles
Yasi Chehroudi
Senior Product Manager - Los Angeles

I am a delightful mix of educator, researcher and problem solver. I love efficient and simple systems, human behavior, and clever metaphors. Originate is where I bring all my eclectic experiences together to help people build better products with meaningful impact.

Catherine Hayden
Design Intern
Catherine Hayden
Design Intern -

I'm fascinated with where technology is going and has the potential to go. I can't wait to work as a team to create solutions that define the future. In my free time, I can be found smiling, painting and playing the piano.

Seth Rainha
Software Engineer Intern
San Francisco
Seth Rainha
Software Engineer Intern - San Francisco

I like to write cool code. I'm a proud California kid and I love the outdoors.

Martin Jaime-Viveros
Software Engineer Intern
Las Vegas
Martin Jaime-Viveros
Software Engineer Intern - Las Vegas

I code, build and climb!