TunTunTuTu is a mobile app that enables language learners to practice speaking anytime through asynchronous voice messaging with people around the world.
Columbia University, BA, Economics-Mathematics
Founded an English teaching program attended by 80 college/graduate students as a freshman despite fierce competition from New Oriental (the dominant English teaching company) only a few blocks away. Lived independently in Australia since 16 and supported myself financially through playing the violin on the street. Worked previously as a Private Banker in HSBC and lived in 6 countries.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, MS, Computer Science
Tech-led 4 engineers on Google's Quality-Based Bidding system, a first defense against crappy text ads. Unwilling to cave in to internal and external pressure to loosen quality, I pushed the team to launch a system that improved quality, revenue, and advertiser happiness in < 1 year. The system scaled to handle more actionable info (first page bids) and annually doubling advertiser
UC Berkeley, BS, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Technical co-founder of EdgeOnCollege, a revenue generating online mentorship platform, and built it from scratch. Clients include UC Berkeley and USF. At Google, I rallied a team of engineers and PM to volunteer their time in productionizing and launching my prototype to enable doodling on Google eBooks, a feature disliked by some in upper management. We prevailed, and the publishers lo
New York University, MS, Computer Science Responsible for data processing and framework buildup in a Wall Street hedge fund. Invested a hedge fund startup in China in 2010, and participated the early operation and tech framework building, who now has become one of the best hedge fund teams in China. Self-taught IOS and currently working in the most trending mobile product team for Retails Store Management in SAP.