Hello. I'm a human being residing in Menlo Park, California. I've decided that my purpose in life is to amplify human capability and raise standards, so that's what I try to spend most of my time doing.

Today, I'm a co-founder of an unannounced startup working at the intersection of technology and epistemology. If you're an engineer or product designer in the Bay Area who's passionate about the issues I raised about Facebook—we're hiring.

For the last 7 years I worked at Facebook. Most recently I led the team responsible for building tools, educating, and supporting community leaders that use Facebook Groups.

Previously, I started and led the Core App UI team at Facebook, where we built design and engineering infrastructure to make Facebook feel more cohesive and simultaneously make our product teams more efficient. We also redesigned much of News Feed, commenting, and navigation patterns.

When I joined Facebook, I helped ship the first native iOS app shortly before tech-leading a product called Paper, which was an ambitious new way to use Facebook on the iPhone.

I'm an Objectivist, and attribute most of my own happiness to the way I've integrated philosophy into both my daily life and the big picture. In my spare time, I read, drive and obsessively detail sports cars, and go for long, ambling walks through California's grandeur.