- SummaryMastering effectiveness and maximizing impactIt is only through purposeful development that individuals can dream of having a massive positive impact on civilizational challenges. I'm building myself and my friends so we can dream larger.Help connect me to high impact technology companies so we can optimize the world together.
Supporting the safe development and deployment of AI
Senior Staff Technical Program Manager 2018 - 2022
Responsible for leading and coordination across the Safety, AI, and Robotics software departments the first successful launch of fully autonomous passenger rides in San Francisco.Lyft
Data Analyst / Scientist / Manager Feb 2015 - 2018
I helped build out the Business Intelligence team, as a data analyst and eventual engineering manager. Responsible for Lyft’s ETL and analytical data warehouse, and BI tools serving 1500 internal users.BellroyData Analyst Dec 2013 - Mar 2014
Built internal company dashboards and performed statistical analyses to help optimize sales, marketing, and operationsPublic Transport VictoriaTransport Systems and Technology Engineer Jan 2012 - Dec 2013
- Conceived and prototyped big data analysis project using train black box data. Built proof of concept from scratch using Python, giving our timetabling and maintenance teams a more accurate source of data. Overhauled maintenance regims, simulated traction power networks, audited telecommunications equipment, refurbished aging mechanical fleet.
I'm a hacker, and learn what I need to get things done, including by working with other specialists.
The University of MelbourneBaEng (Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering)BaSc (Physics) 2007 - 2011Built astrophysics simulations, automatic handling robots for medical specimens, and published research into renewable transport alternatives for Australia.
I helped establish two communities in Melbourne, Australia over a 9 month period in 2013.
- "Effective Altruism Melbourne" empowers people who are passionate about making evidence driven charity decisions, with advice on how to maximize their positive impact on the world.
- "Less Wrong Melbourne" promotes habit formation, goal setting and cognitive de-biasing techniques.
Intentional Community Living
Since moving to San Francisco I've focussed on building international communities for ambitious and kind individuals, and have been living at a house called Dreamship since 2015