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Anna Berman

Data Engineer

Anna is a software engineer with over 15 years of experience in C++—focusing on distributed real-time financial applications. For the last two years, she ha...s been working as the CTO of a startup, architecting the full-stack solution for the web and iPhone MVP, and developing all of the back-end processes and APIs in Node.js and Firebase, as well as implementing the majority of the front-end in Swift and Angular. 

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Henry Lewis

Data Engineer

Henry has recently graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in Computer Science and Math. His professional experience has been focused on web... development, and he has interned at three tech start-ups in Chicago and New York. Henry is a passionate developer who combines a strong theoretical background with a practical and entrepreneurial skillset.  

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Maxwell Stein

Data Engineer

For over 8 years, Maxwell has been delivering IT solutions and has specialized in Salesforce.com development and architecture for the past 4 years. He speci...alizes in all things Salesforce and has helped many companies implement standard sales or support flows, but he has also implemented more exciting non-traditional applications on the Force.com platform. 

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Justin DeCamp

Data Engineer

Justin is a full-stack developer with extensive experience in Ruby on Rails, React (including React Native), Java, SQL (MySQL and Postgres), and NoSQL (HBas...e, Solr, and Elasticsearch). He has also practiced software architecture skills that have been honed on professional and personal projects. 

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Liam Connell

Data Engineer

Liam has 4 years experience in all things data, including data engineering roles, machine/deep learning projects, and the harnessing of the cloud computing... tools. With those three pillars of data, he develops powerful tools that can be applied to either business processes, strategic decision making, or consumer products.

Liam prides himself on strong two-way communication, alignment with client goals, and the highest standards.
 

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Bartram Nason

Data Engineer

Bartram is a programmer with a creative streak. He has over a dozen years of professional development experience across a variety of platforms and languages.... Bartram has spent the last few years developing web applications using content management systems like WordPress and Drupal as back-end frameworks, and he has contributed numerous modules to the Drupal community. He's excited about building push-enabled apps with Node.js and WebSockets. 

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Omar Khan

Data Engineer

Omar is a software engineer specializing in full-stack web development. He has many years of experience working with technologies such as Python, Ruby, and... JavaScript. Omar is passionate about his work and diligent about writing code that is clean, readable, and well-tested. 

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Matthew Knippen

Data Engineer

Matthew has been building iPhone and iPad applications since the release of the iPhone SDK in 2008, working on over 60+ applications in his career. He holds... a bachelor's degree in computer science from the Illinois Institute of Technology.  

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George Yates

Data Engineer

George is a self-taught developer who's been building and learning in his chosen field for over 15 years. His experience includes serving as the technical f...ounder of a startup and growing the team to 15 in five years. George has also contributed as the principal architect and developer on a project that served thousands of users and generated millions of dollars in revenue. 

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Chandra Shetty

Data Engineer

Chandra has over 15 years of experience as a Software Architect and leader in product development in Silicon Valley, Chicago, and India. He has helped desig...n and build software products for Cisco Systems as well as several startups, and is now trying to grow his own startup in the mobile space. Chandra's expertise is in cloud computing, security, and networking applications. 

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