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

Brent Cohen
Chief Executive Officer
Los Angeles
Brent Cohen
Chief Executive Officer - Los Angeles

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.

Rob Meadows
Founder
San Francisco
Rob Meadows
Founder - 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.

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.

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

Doug is one of the original 3 founding partners of Originate and currently serves as an advisor to Originate on business development and strategy. Doug also serves on the Board of Advisors. My passion for working with entrepreneurs stems from being an entrepreneur myself. I am also passionate about photography and philanthropy.

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
Executive Advisor
Thomas Aidan Curran
Executive Advisor -

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.

Giuseppe Corti
Managing Director
Berlin
Giuseppe Corti
Managing Director - Berlin

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.

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 Strategy
San Francisco
Dave Eyler
VP of Product Strategy - 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!

Christopher Kim
VP of Engineering
Los Angeles
Christopher Kim
VP of Engineering - Los Angeles

I engineer software.

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.

Miles Dunning
Senior Director of Strategy
Oklahoma City
Miles Dunning
Senior Director of Strategy - Oklahoma City

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.

Monty Coon
Senior Director of Operations
Las Vegas
Monty Coon
Senior Director of 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.

Moiz Dohadwala
VP of Software Production
San Francisco
Moiz Dohadwala
VP 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.

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.

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.

Alex David
Director of Technology Innovation
Los Angeles
Alex David
Director of Technology Innovation - 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.

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

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.

Charles Rudolph
Director of Software
Los Angeles
Charles Rudolph
Director of Software - Los Angeles

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

Erin Ozmat
Director of Product Management
New York
Erin Ozmat
Director of Product Management - 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.

Devon Ferreira
Product Executive
Los Angeles
Devon Ferreira
Product Executive - Los Angeles

Exe Zulliger
Director of Engineering
Berlin
Exe Zulliger
Director of Engineering - Berlin

I love technology, I love problems, and I love using technology to solve problems! And later solving the problems that come when you solve problems with technology.

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

Building Originate several Originators at a time!

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.

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.

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.

Nick Ruzhnikov
VP of Design
San Francisco
Nick Ruzhnikov
VP 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!

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.

Robert Henetz
Director of Engineering
Orange County
Robert Henetz
Director of Engineering - 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.

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.

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.

Antonis Stampoulis
Associate Director of Engineering
New York
Antonis Stampoulis
Associate Director of Engineering - New York

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

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.

Thomas Wang
Director of Engineering
New York
Thomas Wang
Director of Engineering - New York

I build software to solve problems, create value, and lead people to build with me.

Turner Carroll
Associate Director of Design
Los Angeles
Turner Carroll
Associate Director of Design - Los Angeles

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

Yasi Chehroudi
Associate Director of Product
Los Angeles
Yasi Chehroudi
Associate Director of Product - 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.

Aimee Thieu
Office Manager
Los Angeles
Aimee Thieu
Office Manager - Los Angeles

I'm motivated by innovative environments and creating spaces where those ideas can flourish.

Alec Snyder
Software Engineer
Los Angeles
Alec Snyder
Software Engineer - Los Angeles

I'm a systems engineer who loves to try out new technologies. I don't feel comfortable unless I'm trying to tackle a problem way beyond me.

Alex Prestele
Partnership Operations Manager
Berlin
Alex Prestele
Partnership Operations Manager - Berlin

I build, maintain and grow sustainable relationships and mobilise them around innovative, technology-driven projects.

Allen Sallinger
Software Engineer
Orange County
Allen Sallinger
Software Engineer - Orange County

I’m a Software Engineer with a love for learning, interested in problem solving, movies, and the outdoors.

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.

Amanda Doucette
Software Engineer
New York
Amanda Doucette
Software Engineer - New York

I'm a Software Engineer with a background in linguistics. When I'm not writing code, I spend my time playing violin, listening to new music, and fencing.

Amanda Murphy
Senior Experience Manager
New York
Amanda Murphy
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
Senior Software Engineer
Las Vegas
Andrew Stalker
Senior 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!

Andrew Torres
Software Engineer
Las Vegas
Andrew Torres
Software Engineer - Las Vegas

I believe in surrounding myself with people who think different than me, know more than me, and challenge me. These things along with a good cup of joe are what keep me motivated.

Angelica Pimentel
Design Intern
San Francisco
Angelica Pimentel
Design Intern - San Francisco

I'm a Designer that is passionate about solving complex problems with the aid of some good old research. Addicted to playing soccer and creating art.

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
Senior Software Engineer
Las Vegas
Antonio Morales
Senior 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.

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
San Francisco
Aric Hunter
Software Engineer - San Francisco

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 Au
Software Engineer
San Francisco
Brandon Au
Software Engineer - San Francisco

I am a student at the University of Southern California. I love learning, solving hard problems, and learning how to solve hard problems!

Brandon Worl
Senior Software Engineer
Las Vegas
Brandon Worl
Senior 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.

Brett Grau
Senior Designer
New York
Brett Grau
Senior Designer - New York

Design to me is the application of creativity to solving real user problems. It stimulates both sides of my mind, and keeps me inspired to keep creating.

Brian Lee
Software Engineer
Las Vegas
Brian Lee
Software Engineer - Las Vegas

I’m an engineer that loves being involved with technologies that are pushing the boundaries of the web. Outside the life of software, I love exploring craft beer, great whisky, and finding unique bars and restaurants.

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.

Catherine Hayden
Junior Designer
Chicago
Catherine Hayden
Junior Designer - Chicago

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.

Celine Yousefzadeh
Business Development Manager
Los Angeles
Celine Yousefzadeh
Business Development Manager - Los Angeles

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

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.

Dana Alibrandi
Product Manager
Los Angeles
Dana Alibrandi
Product Manager - Los Angeles

I love helping teams build their best products. I'm also an instructor and mentor for rising product leaders in the LA area

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.

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.

Dennis Falling
Senior Software Engineer
New York
Dennis Falling
Senior Software Engineer - New York

I'm a front-end developer with a passion for functional programming. I love travel, food, and board games.

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.

Dylan Johnston
Software Engineer
San Francisco
Dylan Johnston
Software Engineer - San Francisco

I love long walks on the beach and taking things apart to see how they work.

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.

Elizabeth Sciortino
Software Engineer
New York
Elizabeth Sciortino
Software Engineer - New York

I love learning new things, problem solving, and working in both creative and technical capacities. Also love trying new food, meeting new people, cartoons and coffee.

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 Longwood
Quality Manager
Las Vegas
Evan Longwood
Quality Manager - Las Vegas

Quality Manager, Las Vegas

Evan Shulman
Product Manager
New York
Evan Shulman
Product 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.

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>.

Hayato Ryuki
Associate Product Manager
Los Angeles
Hayato Ryuki
Associate Product Manager - Los Angeles

Software can do a lot of good. I want to help make that happen.

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.

Hostos Monegro
Senior Product Manager
New York
Hostos Monegro
Senior Product Manager - New York

I am passionate about building intuitive user experiences that solve the right problem. I’m equally passionate about lobster rolls and clam chowder.

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

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

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.

Jeff Buswell
Software Engineer
Orange County
Jeff Buswell
Software Engineer - Orange County

I am a passionate software engineer, with a love for music, nature, and learning new things.

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.

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
San Francisco
Kara Gasparro
Office Manager - San Francisco

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.

Karol Kaczmarek
Senior Software Engineer
Miami
Karol Kaczmarek
Senior Software Engineer - Miami

I strongly believe that software development requires not only technical excellence but also ability to collaborate and share ideas with other people.

Katelyn Durant
Office Manager
Las Vegas
Katelyn Durant
Office Manager - Las Vegas

Teamwork is what I'm passionate about; supporting each other to create pure awesomeness! I am an adrenaline junkie who loves adventure, working out and eating cake.

Katherine Bomkamp
Senior Quality Manager
Orange County
Katherine Bomkamp
Senior 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
Senior Software Engineer
Orange County
Ken Baldauf
Senior 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.

Kevin Clancy
Senior Staff Accountant
San Francisco
Kevin Clancy
Senior Staff Accountant - San Francisco

I am a Senior Staff Accountant and love financial analysis. I am a Boston College graduate, avid Boston sports fan, and movie buff.

Kevin Tanouye
Designer
San Francisco
Kevin Tanouye
Designer - San Francisco

I love learning about peoples' stories and designing to improve their lives. Every project brings great experience and new opportunities to learn about UX.

Kevin Wu
Quality Manager
Orange County
Kevin Wu
Quality Manager - Orange County

Believer in building products with a well-rounded focus on the end user. If you build everything right then it will almost seem like you've done nothing at all.

Larkin Magner
Product Manager
Los Angeles
Larkin Magner
Product Manager - Los Angeles

I look forward to contributing to the Product team. My goal is to help enhance user experience by creating great quality products and features.

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

I'm just waiting around for the Singularity.

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

I code, build and climb!

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!

Mehdi Bayazee
Software Engineer
Berlin
Mehdi Bayazee
Software Engineer - Berlin

I love learning new things, solving big challenges and building new softwares and tools to make life easier for other developers.

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
Sr. Product Manager
San Francisco
Michael Watson
Sr. 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.

Milad Gueramian
Test Engineer
Los Angeles
Milad Gueramian
Test Engineer - Los Angeles

I fell down the computer programming rabbit hole and I'm pretty comfortable staying in it. There is plenty to learn, plenty of people to learn from and a constantly evolving ecosystem which keeps me excited.

Patrick Lai
Junior Designer
New York
Patrick Lai
Junior Designer - New York

I’m a passionate about artfully mixing technology with creative designs to foster unique experiences. My aim is to make an impact with my work.

Philip Kluz
Senior Software Engineer
Munich
Philip Kluz
Senior Software Engineer - Munich

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.

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

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

Robert Rodriguez
Software Engineer
Orange County
Robert Rodriguez
Software Engineer - Orange County

I am a proud Anteater from UC Irvine. ZOT! ZOT! ZOT! As a software engineer I enjoy using technology to help make the world a better place.

Robert Weindl
Senior Software Engineer
Munich
Robert Weindl
Senior Software Engineer - Munich

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.

Ryan Sandberg
Senior Product Manager
Orange County
Ryan Sandberg
Senior Product Manager - Orange County

As an experienced product management leader, I focus on building exceptional products that can drive business results.

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.

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
Operations Manager
Los Angeles
Siga Appelgate
Operations 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
Associate Product Manager
San Francisco
Sophia Huynh
Associate Product Manager - 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.

Stefan Savev
Senior Software Engineer
Berlin
Stefan Savev
Senior Software Engineer - Berlin

Stefan enjoys working on all things data: from designing novel search algorithms to building practical applications of machine learning. His motto is that we build software together with people and to help other people!

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.

Suho Oh
Software Engineer
Berlin
Suho Oh
Software Engineer - Berlin

I am a software engineer. I like to see the unseen, and do the undone. I am a pioneer.

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
Junior Designer
San Francisco
Taranamol Kaur
Junior Designer - 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.

Varun Engineer
Executive Associate
Los Angeles
Varun Engineer
Executive Associate - Los Angeles

I am keen to impact the intersection between technology and business, working with colleagues and partners to co-create products that change lives. I love to travel, meet new people and explore new places to eat!

Vidushi Ojha
Software Engineer
Los Angeles
Vidushi Ojha
Software Engineer - Los Angeles

I love trying new things - new languages, frameworks, platforms, food, books, cities - and am always excited to take on the next challenge.

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.

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.

Weston Durant
Junior Designer
Los Angeles
Weston Durant
Junior Designer - Los Angeles

I am a UX Designer who loves to listen to others. Only through listening to other people's pain can we design pleasant solution for it.