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Conrad A. F. Rushing
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VP of Engineering, Co—Star, 2021 - present
I am scaling up operations and the development team at high scale, targeting the future of mystical content generation.
Engineering Manager, Square, 2018 - 2021
I led several teams of mobile security engineers, building high-scale software/hardware hybrid products for the assessment and attestation of security risk in mobile applications.
Vice President of Engineering, Splash, 2016 - 2018
I led engineering at Splash. I created a culture of excellence by leading a process-oriented team, enforcing high standards of code quality and testing, messaging concerns and successes to the company at large, and working with the product organization to conceive new features beyond the cutting edge.
Director of Engineering, Tumblr, 2012 - 2016
I built and directed the Content Intelligence and Security teams at Tumblr. I worked closely with the product engineering group, outreach and messaging teams, backend engineers, leadership, and Yahoo! counterparts to ensure the smooth running and agile positioning of Tumblr in the world of social media and content creation.
Chief Technical Officer, LocalHero Inc., 2010 - 2012
LocalHero started as an altruistic idea about a product that would make life safer and warmer for people worldwide. This idea led to a fast-paced, high-quality product endeavor, launched in 2011 on iOS, Android, and the web. We presented on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2011 (video).
Freelance developer, 1998 - 2010
Sometime consultant, sometime full-time. Business consulting, design, production, software development, IT
Before and after graduation, I found myself in demand as a website developer, animator, video processor, information architect, business-process analyst, perl hacker, and database administrator. Working with many clients, I supported myself and extended my skill set.
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B.A., Art History
Stanford University, 2000
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Amazon EC2, Google Cloud Platform, Linux, Docker, virtualenv
nginx, Apache, Tomcat, node.js, jQuery, Django, Tornado, ejabberd, Symfony
MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, mongodb, Redis, InfluxDB, Hive
BigQuery, Snowflake, Redshift
Networking configuration, site preparation, router programming, desktop/laptop maintenance, wireless analysis
Security evaluation, bug bounties, authentication structures, Agile development, test-driven development, engineering strategy, rapid integration, launch planning, QA strategy
Team coordination, mentoring, crisis management, expository writing, client management, public presentation, press relations, critical theory and composition, scientific methodology
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