July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Jay Goel

Jay Goel
Senior Software Engineer, Rent the Runway

Website | @poundifdef

Jay Goel is a software engineer at Rent the Runway, where he develops software to efficiently manage inventory, shipping, and logistics for dress rentals. Previously, he was the lead engineer at Eponym, a Brooklyn-based eyewear company, where he used Python to implement everything from inventory management, shipping, accounting, to Twitter-boostrap based dashboards. Previously Jay has done engineering for a midtown wine startup (Lot18), and wrote accounts receivable software for Fidelity Investments. In his spare time, he’s liable to be working on one of innumerable side-projects on GitHub, playing the saxophone, and listening to NPR.

Sessions

1:40pm–2:20pm Wednesday, 07/22/2015
Collaboration D139/140
Jay Goel (Rent the Runway)
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