Obsessed with tech since 1990.
Part of what WIRED dubbed as AOL's "youth corps" from May '96-July '99. Taught myself to play piano on Nintendo, type using an electronic typewriter, e-mail on eWorld, and program in RAINMAN. High-school dropout who later joined Google at age 20 as the youngest member of the sales organization.
Now: San Francisco living.
Good health is the most important life and work goal. Everything else depends on it.
Love: Books, standup comedy, champagne, walking 4-5 miles a day in the city, Snacks podcast, Terry Gross interviews, tech S-1s, and almost anything involving the ocean.
Trips: Vava’u, Momi Bay, Tokyo, Waterton Lakes National Park, Friday Harbor, Shanghai, Helsinki, Minsk, Paris (2019); Greece (2018), Peru (2017), Iceland (2016), and Tanzania (2015).
I'm impatiently optimistic about the intersection of tech, science, and healthcare, specifically the continued progress of mental health, vaccine programs, disease screening paradigms, maternal mortality reduction, and global gender equality.
Cool gigs in life :
Breaking my arm at age 5 after getting too ambitious on the monkey bars but still getting back in the saddle.
Shattering my wrist was not a cool gig but relearning how to use my left hand inspired a lot of tears, snot, and hard work. 💪
Executive Business Partner to Jeff Huber, the founding CEO of an early cancer detection startup that was also the only U.S. company to raise a billion dollars in 2017.
Leading social media comms for the Qwake team when they brought the first volcano online in 2016 and speechwriting with explorer Sam Cossman in 2017.
Supporter of public radio, Committee to Protect Journalists, Doctors Without Borders, and Planned Parenthood.
From those to whom much is given, much is expected.