We are a team with diverse skills and interests, united around one thing: improving education.
Andrew SutherlandFounder and CTOAndrew is the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Quizlet. He started Quizlet in high school to help himself learn 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 Chief Executive Officer 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 grew up in Tennessee, and attended UNC-Chapel Hill for college and grad school at Stanford. Thompson previously taught English and worked at the U.S. State Department in China.
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.
Nitin GuptaVP ProductNitin is the Vice President of Product at Quizlet. He grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and studied Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Yale University. Prior to Quizlet, Nitin worked at GoFundMe and GoDaddy.
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 UC 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.
Jennifer 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.
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.
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.
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.
Brandon ChinnEngineering ManagerBrandon 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.
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.
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.
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.
Dan 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.
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.
Ankush GuptaSoftware EngineerAnkush kicked off Quizlet’s Android app as an intern in 2013, and returned full-time to continue to deliver an awesome experience for learners across the world. Originally from Louisville, KY ("loul-vul", not "loo-ee-ville"), he studied Computer Science at MIT before making his way to San Francisco.
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.
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 UC 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.
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.
Amber GougisExecutive Assistant and Recruiting CoordinatorAmber is the Recruiting Coordinator for Quizlet’s People Operations teams. She grew up in San Luis Obispo, CA and went to high school in Milan which inspired her to study Italian and Language Studies at UC Santa Cruz. Before Quizlet, Amber worked at the College of Marin. Outside of work she is a jazz/blues singer-songwriter.
Deepali DixitMobile QA ManagerDeepali is the Mobile QA Manager for Quizlet. She grew up in Mumbai, India and studied Computer Engineering at Mumbai University, India. Before Quizlet, Deepali worked at Fitbit, Evernote and Zynga in San Francisco.
Lindsay CummingsUser Operations AssociateLindsay works on the Quizlet User Operations team. She studied Environmental Studies and Spanish at the University of Pittsburgh and earned an MA and teaching credential through the Stanford Teacher Education Program. Before coming to Quizlet, Lindsay worked as a middle school and high school Spanish teacher.
Rachel WisuriUser Acquisition ManagerRachel helps new students find out about Quizlet. She graduated from UC Berkeley with degrees in History and French. Prior to Quizlet, Rachel worked at Magoosh.
Chirag MedhoraSoftware EngineerChirag likes learning and software engineering, which makes him wonder why he wasn’t at Quizlet the whole time.
Theresa PittappillyProduct ManagerTheresa is the Product Manager for Quizlet’s Learn team. She grew up in England, Saudi Arabia and India. She studied Computer Science at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Before Quizlet, Theresa worked at Evernote, Hulu and Microsoft.
Joe KimUser Operations AssociateJoe works on the user operations team at Quizlet. Originally from the Jersey Shore, Joe studied Economics and French at Duke University, as well as International Comparative Education at the Stanford Graduate School of Education. Prior to Quizlet, he worked at Teachers Pay Teachers in NYC.
Evelyn ChanSoftware EngineerEvelyn is part of the Web team at Quizlet. Originally from NYC, she’s a twice graduate of CMU, receiving her BS in Business Administration and Masters in Entertainment Technology. Most recently, she worked for PayPal and if(we) and has nicely settled in the Bay Area as of 5 years ago.
Rolan MaratSoftware EngineerRolan is an iOS Engineer at Quizlet. He earned his MS and BEng degrees in Software Engineering from Concordia University, Montreal. Before joining Quizlet, Rolan worked at Zynga on Words With Friends, Mixr, SAP, Ericsson, and Scansoft/Nuance.
Emma KennedyProduct AnalystEmma is a Product Analyst on Quizlet’s Data Science team. She grew up in New Jersey and studied Electrical Engineering at UPenn. Prior to Quizlet, Emma worked at LinkedIn on their Learning products.
Winston HuangSoftware EngineerWinston works on the data engineering team at Quizlet. He graduated from UC Berkeley with a BA in Mathematics and Computer Science. Prior to joining Quizlet, Winston worked on the data engineering teams at Clara Lending and Castlight Health.
Ismail OrujovHead of FinanceIsmail heads Quizlet’s Finance team. Prior to Quizlet, he spent 10 years at Lehman Brothers and Barclays helping tech companies raise capital and do deals. Ismail grew up in Azerbaijan and is a graduate of Allegheny College (BA) and Stanford University (MBA).
Teresa YungSoftware EngineerTeresa works on the web team. She’s originally from Rhode Island and earned her BS and MS from University of Rochester in upstate New York. Prior to joining Quizlet, she worked at Polymorph.
Austin RobartsSoftware EngineerAustin is an Android engineer at Quizlet. He hails from Elk Grove, CA and graduated from Cal Poly SLO with a BS in Software Engineering. He is a big fan of the Sacramento Kings, tennis, running, and playing video games and loves watching esports, movies, and TV shows.
Turadg AleahmadEngineering ManagerTuradg leads engineering on Quizlet’s web team. He started coding for education in 1995 and can’t stop. Prior to Quizlet, Turadg worked at Remind, Coursera, Geknowm, and UC Berkeley. He holds a PhD in Human-Computer Interaction from Carnegie Mellon University.
Kerryck JonesSoftware EngineerKerryck works on the web engineering team. He went to the University of Waterloo for Software Engineering 🇨🇦. Prior to Quizlet, Kerryck gained experience at Inkling, Palm and, ecobee.
Mark DoveSenior Technical SourcerMark Dove is a Senior Technical Sourcer on the People Operations Team. He was born in Wisconsin but raised in the Bay Area. He’s had many careers in his life, but his most recent was at Airbnb where he grew the engineering team from 30 to 1,000. He is incredibly passionate about playing music and is happily married to his wife Marianne, a legendary Bay Area sourcer.
Vickie ChiangDirector of Product DesignVickie is the Director of Product Design at Quizlet. She is a Bay Area native and studied Product Design and Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University. Prior to Quizlet, Vickie led design and user research teams at GoFundMe and NerdWallet.
Matt LanierDirector of Platform EngineeringMatt leads the Platform Engineering team at Quizlet, and self-identifies as a digital janitor. Matt is a Bay Area native with silicon running through his veins, and often wakes up right before the pager goes off.
Slava PanasenkoSoftware EngineerSlava is an Android engineer at Quizlet. He previously studied Computer Science and mobile technology in Ukraine and Finland and now combines his mobile experience from companies such as Lyft with his passion for learning to improve Quizlet’s Android app.
Emily RhodenbaughTechnical SourcerEmily is a Bay Area transplant hailing from the great state of Ohio. When she was in school she felt empowered personally by opportunities for education advancement. In 2008 she started teaching at Sierra Nevada College (SNC) in Incline Village, NV. At SNC she developed curricula, lead international trips, and sat on the CORE curriculum committee. For the last couple of years she’s focused on recruiting executives and leaders in the Product and Engineering functions at tech companies. At Quizlet, she’s excited to work closely with a variety of teams and functions. When she’s not recruiting, she’s most likely hanging out with her cat, reading, studying to be a firefighter, watching X-files, or inventing craft cocktails.
Ian WrightData ScientistIan is a Data Scientist at Quizlet. He studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alberta, and Data Science at NYU. Previously, Ian worked on growth at Hootsuite, and on product at Quid.
Leah QuintilianoPeople Operations ManagerLeah is Quizlet’s People Operations Manager. She studied Psychology at Yale University, and International Education Policy at Harvard. Prior to Quizlet, she lived and worked in New York City.
Mary NicknishSenior Technical Program ManagerMary has been doing startups for 30 years in Silicon Valley. She is originally from Iowa and loves to travel. Her charter is to figure out the best process for scaling the Engineering organization as we grow.
Alex PinchukSite Reliability EngineerAlex is a Site Reliability Engineer on Quizlet’s Platform Team. He is originally from Belarus and studied Bioengineering. He has extensive experience working in startup and enterprise environments
Enrico JanteSoftware EngineerEnrico is an Android engineer at Quizlet. He has lived in Union City, CA his entire life and received his BS in Computer Science at Cal State East Bay. He is a huge fan of Disney and Marvel and is very passionate about music and playing the piano.
Harrison WeinermanSoftware Engineering InternHarrison is an intern working on Quizlet’s iOS app. He grew up in New Jersey and is now studying Computer Science at the University of Southern California. Before Quizlet, Harrison worked at Monkey in New York.
Amol DeshmukhSoftware ArchitectAmol is a Software Architect at Quizlet. He grew up in Mumbai, India and studied Computer Science at University of Cincinnati, Ohio. Before Quizlet, Amol worked at Salesforce, Twitter and Yahoo.
James IlseSite Reliability EngineerJames is a Site Reliability Engineer at Quizlet. He grew up in the Bay Area and now resides in Mill Valley. He loves Mountain Biking and is beginning to dabble in carpentry.
John LawsonEngineering ManagerJohn grew up in South America, primarily in Venezuela, and studied Computer Science and Software Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas. He is bilingual in Spanish and English. He has been developing iOS apps since 2010. He loves to play Minecraft with his daughters and is a ketogenic diet enthusiast.
Shaobo SunSoftware EngineerShaobo is a Software Engineer at Quizlet. He grew up in Beijing, China and studied Computer Science at University of Southern California. Before Quizlet, Shaobo worked at Yahoo and LinkedIn.
Eric SueszContent and Community ManagerEric Suesz is the content and community manager for Quizlet, which he defines as making things and making people happy. A proud English major, he runs the blog and social media for Quizlet. Want to write something for us? Track him down on social media and send him a pitch.
Cintia HigashiSoftware EngineerCintia grew up in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where she majored in Computer Science. She is now a Software Engineer who likes to make things interesting and pretty.
Chaoyi ZhaSoftware Engineer InternChaoyi is a Web Engineer Intern at Quizlet. He grew up in Montreal, and is studying Computer Science at Duke University. He loves to camp, hike, and go on new adventures. Prior to joining Quizlet, Chaoyi interned at Top Hat and Quietly.
Chris LangbortSoftware EngineerChris is a web engineer here at Quizlet. He is from San Diego, CA and previously worked at LinkedIn for almost four years. Outside of coding, he likes long walks on the beach and Mexican food.
Lori AshwoodSoftware EngineerLori-Anne is a Software Engineer at Quizlet. Originally from Jamaica 🇯🇲, she joined us in San Francisco via New York City. She is a passionate advocate and mentor for women in tech and loves football ⚽️ (aka soccer) A LOT!
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.