Aashay Desai


GitHub: @aashay
Web: http://aashay.com

Experience

Clever - San Francisco, CA: October 2014 to Present (Developer Relations Manager)

Technical liaison and thought partner to developers, helping them deliver amazing experiences to the K-12 classroom

Cotap - San Francisco, CA: March 2014 to August 2014 (Senior Software Engineer)

Inkling - San Francisco, CA: October 2011 to March 2014 (Web Operations Engineer)

Built and maintained services powering the cloud-based publishing environment, online reading experience, and internal tools

Salesforce.com – San Francisco, CA: October 2008 to October 2011 (Senior Member, Technical Staff)

Quality Engineer on Force.com API, Salesforce Knowledge

Junction Solutions – Lincolnshire, IL: June 2007 to October 2008 (Senior Consultant)

Responsible for client consultation, project management, software design, QA, and support using customized Microsoft Dynamics AX Multi-Channel Retail ERP vertical

Projects

AnonyMouse – San Francisco, CA: December 2010 – December 2013

Co-Founder, Chief Architect

Built non-profit platform for anonymous mentoring using modern web development tools such as NodeJS, MongoDB, and various public APIs

Education

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign: May 2007

Bachelor of Science - General Engineering
Concentration: Engineering Administration, Technology Commercialization

Skills and Achievements

Languages: Python, JavaScript, Java
Tools & platforms: NodeJS, Redis, MongoDB, git, Selenium. Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, bash.
Awards: 1st Place, Toastmasters International Speech Contest Area E1 (Spring 2013, Spring 2014); Toastmasters "Money Talks" Club Speaker of the Year (2012, 2013, 2014); 2nd Place, Change.org “Hack For Change” hackathon (June 2011)

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