We are a team with diverse skills and interests, united around one thing: improving education.
Andrew SutherlandFounder and CTOAndrew works on all aspects of the Quizlet product and leads the engineering team. He started Quizlet in high school in order to do better in his French 3 class. Andrew studied Computer Science at MIT, and left after 3 years to pursue Quizlet full time.
Matthew GlotzbachCEOMatt is the CEO of Quizlet. He joined Quizlet from 12 years at Google, where he was VP Product Management at YouTube. Prior to YouTube, he was on the founding team of Google Apps. Matt studied mechanical engineering at Cornell and grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Thompson PaineVP Ops and Biz DevThompson helps lead Quizlet’s team, and handles many aspects of our business. He graduated from Stanford with a J.D.-M.B.A., and before that, taught English in Beijing and worked in the U.S. State Department.
Aisha StephensonVP People OpsAisha leads People Ops at Quizlet. She hails from Santa Barbara, CA and graduated from Stanford University with a degree in American Studies. Prior to Quizlet, she worked at Okta, UCP WORK, and Community Gatepath.
Tim MillerVP EngineeringTim is Quizlet’s Vice President of Engineering. He joined Quizlet from 5 years at Flickr, where he was head of engineering. Prior to Flickr, he led mobile engineering teams at Deem, Airflash and Zero G.
Ryan GordonSoftware EngineerRyan focuses on infrastructure at Quizlet. He previously worked on MyBB where he led development for over 2 years. Recently, Ryan graduated from San Jose State University with a degree in Computer Engineering.
Shane MooneyData ScientistShane is a data scientist at Quizlet, with a focus on understanding how learning works. He grew up in Wisconsin and studied Computer Science at the University of Florida. Prior to Quizlet he worked on a video-based software learning platform.
Karoun KasraieSoftware EngineerKaroun is a full-stack engineer at Quizlet and graduate of U.C. Berkeley with a major in Computer Science and a minor in Music. Before working at Quizlet, Karoun ran The Daily Californian website, worked at NPR, and played trombone in the Cal marching band.
Amalia NelsonMarketing ManagerAmalia supports the Quizlet team and contributes to product and business operations. Her background is in arts education, with a degree in Studio Art from Scripps College. Previously, she worked at the Museum of Children’s Arts in Oakland and the Alameda County Arts Commission.
Jen LiuSoftware EngineerJen grew up in the Boston area and graduated from MIT, where she was active in education-related projects. She started with Quizlet as an intern in 2013, and now works full-time on the web team.
Jeff ChanSoftware EngineerJeff leads engineering on our web team. Jeff wins the prize for most Quizlet internships ever, having done three before joining full-time. Jeff graduated from MIT with a degree in Computer Science. He grew up in San Jose and Taiwan, where his mom is a language teacher.
Peter BakkumSoftware EngineerPeter works on infrastructure to make Quizlet fast, reliable and scalable for students and teachers around the world. Originally from Yorktown, Virginia, Peter double-majored in Computer Science and Economics at the University of Virginia.
Olivia WatkinsUser Operations ManagerOlivia supports the millions of students and teachers that use Quizlet every day. Originally from Chicago, IL, Olivia is a graduate of Kenyon College and formerly worked at Kiva and Twitter.
Jaclyn ChenSoftware EngineerJaclyn is an iOS engineer at Quizlet. Originally from Taichung, Taiwan, she holds degrees from National Taiwan University and Stanford. Jaclyn previously worked on Humin's iOS app.
Stephen ReichlingSoftware EngineerStephen works on the infrastructure team at Quizlet. Originally from Corte Madera, CA, he graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in Computer Science and previously worked at Chegg.
Kumi BaileyRecruiting ManagerKumi recruits the best engineering talent to work at Quizlet. Prior to Quizlet, Kumi worked at Airbnb (as the first fulltime technical recruiter) and at Google. Born in Tokyo, she grew up in Half Moon Bay and graduated from Cal.
Miguel FloresSoftware EngineerMiguel works on the platform team at Quizlet. Hailing from Maryland, he graduated from MIT with a degree in Computer Science and most recently worked at Amazon in sunny Southern California.
Ben ChinSoftware Engineer InternBen is an intern on the web team from Imperial College London. Back home, he runs HackCampus - a non-profit connecting student developers with startups.
Annie NguyenPeople and Ops ManagerAnnie supports all members of the Quizlet team and contributes to business operations. Originally from Portland, she graduated from the University of Oregon. Prior to Quizlet, Annie worked at Head-Royce School in Oakland, CA.
Josh RaiSoftware EngineerJosh brings a lot of experience working in startups, non-profits, and enterprise software to Quizlet's platform team. He has degrees in Computer Science and Religious Studies from Brown University.
Alec WinogradSoftware EngineerAlec works on the web team at Quizlet. Originally from Houston, TX, he majored in Computer Science at Stanford University. Before joining Quizlet, he interned at Evernote and APT, and was a sports broadcaster for Stanford's FM radio station.
Brandon ChinnSoftware EngineerBrandon works on the Android app at Quizlet. He grew up in Hawaii and majored in Computer Science at UCLA. Previously, he worked on enterprise network security and P2P file transfer software.
Christian DorianProduct DesignerChristian works with the Product team to design the look and flow of Quizlet. Hailing from Hendersonville, NC, he received a BFA in Design at East Carolina University and previously worked at ACS Creative and ID.me.
Allen PanSoftware EngineerAllen works on the iOS app at Quizlet. Before Quizlet, he built iOS games at Pocket Gems. He majored in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science at UC Berkeley.
Rebecca SteckerSoftware EngineerRebecca works on the Android team at Quizlet. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, she received her BS in Computer Engineering from the University of Washington in Seattle. Most recently, she was an engineer at Rdio.
Giancarlo DanieleSoftware EngineerGiancarlo works on the mobile team at Quizlet. Originally from Chicago, he studied Computer Science at Stanford. Most recently, he was a mobile engineer at eero.
Sally BaeUser Operations AssociateSally works on the user operations team and supports millions of Quizlet users. Originally from Indiana, she studied marketing and journalism at Indiana University. Before coming to Quizlet, she worked in AmeriCorps at the City of Indianapolis.
Bryan LopuckLocalization ManagerBryan works on bringing Quizlet to different countries around the world as the localization manager. Originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Bryan majored in Translation (French, English, German) and has worked for Apple and HotelTonight.
Eric BomgardnerSoftware EngineerEric is an iOS engineer at Quizlet. Hailing from Virginia, he graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in Computer Science. Before coming to Quizlet, Eric worked as an iOS engineer at Google.
Karen SunSoftware EngineerKaren works on infrastructure at Quizlet. Karen grew up in New Jersey and graduated from MIT with degrees in mathematics and music. Prior to Quizlet, Karen worked at Aura, Bookish, and Two Sigma.
Amy HartsteinUser Operations AssociateAmy works on the user operations team and supports millions of Quizlet users. She grew up in Massachusetts and studied International Relations and East Asian Languages and Cultures at UC Davis. Before Quizlet, Amy taught English in Japan for 2 years.
Damien DiehlSoftware EngineerDamien is an Android engineer at Quizlet. Originally from Baltimore, he studied Information Sciences & Technology at Penn State University, then moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2015.
Daniel CepedaSoftware EngineerDan is an engineer on the infrastructure team and helps make Quizlet run smoothly for all our users. He grew up in Yorba Linda, CA and studied computer science at MIT. Prior to Quizlet, he was a data scientist at Inflection.
Derek McCombsDirector of FinanceDerek handles finance matters for the Quizlet team. He grew up in Philadelphia, PA and has degrees from New York University and Columbia University. Before coming to Quizlet, Derek worked at several companies like Prosper Marketplace and Nexant.
Stefanie BrücknerUser Operations AssociateStefanie works on our User Ops team. She grew up in Bavaria, Germany and graduated from the University of Hamburg with a degree in European Studies. Prior to Quizlet, she taught in Hawaiian public schools and worked as a German localization manager at Ask.com and Menlo Technologies.
Nicole StevensonUser Operations AssociateNicole is a member of our User Ops team. She grew up in San Francisco and graduated from Grinnell College with a degree in Spanish. Before coming to Quizlet, she worked for AT&T.
Laura OppenheimerDirector of MarketingLaura leads marketing as the Director of Marketing at Quizlet. She hails from Palo Alto, California and graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in Political Science. Prior to Quizlet, she worked at Ning, OpenDNS, and Chegg.
Maninder SainiInternational Operations ManagerManinder works on the International team helping bring the magic of Quizlet to the world. Prior to Quizlet, he worked on international at Dropbox. He studied Economics at UC Berkeley and has called the Bay Area home for two decades.
Eric SchmidtSoftware EngineerEric is a web software engineer at Quizlet. After growing up in New Jersey, he studied Computer Science and Linguistics at MIT. Outside of work he is an avid fan of music, art, and skateboarding.
Aswath KrishnanProduct ManagerAswath is the Product Manager for Quizlet's Content team. He grew up in Chennai, India and studied Computer Engineering and Business at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Before Quizlet, Aswath worked at Opower, Amazon, and Microsoft.
Dustin StansburyData ScientistDustin is a Data Scientist on the Core/Growth team. Hailing from Western North Carolina, he received degrees in Physics and Psychology from Appalachian ("Appa-la-chun", not "Appa-lay-shun") State University and his PhD in Vision Science from UC Berkeley. Before joining Quizlet, he was a Data Scientist at 8tracks.
Harry MomandProduct DesignerHarry works on the product design team focused on improving the Quizlet learning experience across devices. Originally from the bay area, Harry received his degree from UC Davis and before joining Quizlet, he was as a UI / UX Designer at Take Lessons. Outside of work, you’ll probably run into him catching a show at one of SF's many hole in the wall venues.
Sean MarrerHead of User OperationsSean leads the User Operations team at Quizlet. He was raised in Minnesota and is a graduate of the University of Minnesota. Prior to Quizlet, Sean led the User Operations team at UrbanSitter.
Shaun MitschrichSite Reliability EngineerShaun is an Infrastructure Engineer for Quizlet's Platform team. He grew up in Southern California and studied Physics at Cal State Fullerton. Before Quizlet, Shaun worked in small startups in the Bay Area and LA.
Dan CrowleyTrust & Safety ManagerDan is Quizlet's Trust & Safety Manager. A Bay Area native, he received his BA in Government from Claremont McKenna College in Southern California. Prior to joining Quizlet, Dan worked on the privacy programs at Google and Facebook.
Clifton RobertsSoftware EngineerClifton grew up in Dallas, Texas and discovered his passion for art and technology at a young age. He earned a degree in computer science at the University of Texas at Dallas and then followed a path that led him through Colorado and eventually to San Francisco. He has contributed to the startup scene at companies like Hotel Tonight and Lyft, and ultimately hopes to bring positive change to humanity through his work in technology.
Michelle GalanRecruiterMichelle is a Technical Recruiter on the People Ops Team at Quizlet. She grew up in Southern California and studied Language Studies at U.C. Santa Cruz. Prior to joining Quizlet, Michelle worked at TubeMogul as a Technical Recruiter.
Alex QuintanaProduct ManagerAlex works on the Product team at Quizlet. Originally from New York City, he attended Vanderbilt University and then the Owen Graduate School of Management. Prior to joining Quizlet, Alex was a product manager at Hipmunk.
Travis BeauvaisSoftware EngineerTravis is a Senior Platform Engineer. He grew up in South Carolina where he taught himself programming. He's been in the Bay Area for 10 years where he's been a serial early startup employee focusing primarily on server-side engineering.
Luciana CookAds & Revenue Operations ManagerLuciana leads Quizlet's Advertising and Revenue Operations. She grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from UC Berkeley. Prior to joining the Quizlet Team, she worked at Pandora Radio.
Amanda BakerLead Product AnalystAmanda is a Lead Product Analyst on the Data Science team at Quizlet. Amanda hails from the Bay Area and Dallas. Her first career was in space physics before switching over to the Data Science world. Before starting at Quizlet, she worked at Glassdoor.
Pranav AnandSoftware Engineering InternPranav is an intern on the Web team. He's currently a third year at the University of Waterloo. Most recently, he made a Facebook messenger bot for theScore. He was born in New Delhi but has spent time living in Abu Dhabi, Toronto, Montreal, and London. His work with NGOs made him fall in love with education technology. He spends his free time watching reruns of The Office.
Stephanie DeFranzoUser Operations AssociateStephanie is a member of the user operations team. Originally from Massachusetts, she graduated from UMass Amherst before moving to the Bay Area to teach special education as an Oakland Teaching Fellow. Stephanie worked in the nonprofit world as well as edtech before joining Quizlet.
Dave FettermanAdvisorDave is an advisor to Quizlet. Previously he worked in engineering for seven years at Facebook, where he managed all mobile software development, ran the engineering hiring team, and started the Facebook Development Platform. He studied and taught math and computer science at Harvard University.
Andrew SutherlandFounder and CTO
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