Courtesy of Ray Shan
What are your pronouns? He/him/his
What is your job? I build software that builds companies.
Where did you grow up? I grew up in Shenzhen, which is known as “China’s Silicon Valley.” I moved to Florida when I was 13.
What’s one thing you’re proud of? I wrote my first line of code when I was 8 years old. That’s my superpower for translating my ideas into products people use.
What are you working on lately? Expanding , our software that helps founders make the most out of startup equity.
How do you start your day? I take a 10-minute walk , make a cup of coffee – I love my AeroPress – and then catch up with my team on a call.
What are your enthusiasms outside of work? I’m an avid photographer. Here are .
What is your best advice for someone starting to work in your field? You don’t need permission to do what you love.
What do you look for in a resume? What you’ve built. It can be a product, a business you started in college, or an open-source project you’ve committed code to. So long as it’s something you’ve built; not something that got built when you happened to be hanging around.
What’s one question you ask in an interview? What is your team’s regular outlet for speaking with customers?