Hey there! I’m currently working on Parsnip (“Duolingo for cooking”), which applies the same feeling of “leveling up” in a video game to the real-life skill of cooking. Our long term goal is to create a personalized AI companion for the home kitchen that teaches cooking and helps you figure out what’s for dinner.

I love building intelligent systems of people and computers, and working with multidisciplinary teams that make those systems possible. I draw from broad experience spanning entrepreneurship, product management, machine learning, data visualization, software engineering, human-computer interaction, experiment design, and economics. See my resume or academic CV.

Previously, I was a research scientist turned product manager at CTRL-labs, where we imagined the future of human interface devices by directly connecting your nervous system to computers using custom hardware sensors and machine learning.

Before that, I was part of the Computational Social Science group at Microsoft Research NYC, where I built web applications to conduct large-scale studies of social behavior.

I hold B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Finance from the University of Pennsylvania, and a S.M. and Ph.D. from Harvard University, where I was advised by Yiling Chen as part of the EconCS group.

These are various books I’ve read or plan to read.