About me

I am a constantly curious product builder who should have been a user researcher. When talking to customers, I try to spend all my time questioning and listening. Stepping into a customer's shoes and seeing the world from their point of view only takes a few well thought questions and keen listening.

Favorite things

  • Dominion - A simple, but wildly strategic board (card) game
  • Train travel - Especially overnight rides on very fast trains
  • Portland Timbers - My hometown soccer team
  • Mofongo - The best plantain dish you can make
  • Foursquare - One of the few remaining users


  • Founder of HealthIQ
  • Product at italki while living in Shanghai, CN for 3 years
  • Product at Shift selling used cars online

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