GLEN TAKAHASHI

PALANTIR TECHNOLOGIES

I currently work as a Forward Deployed Engineer at Palantir Technologies in their NYC office while also finishing up my last year studying Computer Science at UCLA.

  • B.S. Computer Science
  • UCLA Class of 2015
  • 21
  • Los Angeles, CA / New York, NY
  • me@glentaka.com
  • +1 408 647 6220

Employment

  • Forward Deployed EngineerOct 2014 - Present

    Palantir Technologies

    Working on integrating previous intern projects into core product

  • Co-Founder and CTOApr 2014 - Present

    Vicarii LLC

    Combating the problem of Analysis Paralysis through applications that reduce the clutter of too many choices

  • Forward Deployed Engineer InternJun 2014 - Oct 2014

    Palantir Technologies

    Wrote a tool for easily managing and visualizing an internal data pipeline

    Created a web app for writing richly linked reports using a structured review process

  • Software & Web DeveloperJan 2012 - Oct 2014

    Simul8 Group

    Created a website using asynchronous search to provide users with articles compiled from multiple databases

    Improved a Python REST API which provides article data to websites

  • Software Engineering InternJun 2013 - Sept 2013

    Palantir Technologies

    Investigated different MapReduce technologies to improve performance over large datasets on machines

    Began integrating said technologies into Metropolis platform as an API

  • Software Engineering InternJune 2012 - Sept 2012

    Adobe Systems Inc.

    Designed and programmed an internal tool with wxPython to facilitate compiling and building Adobe Acrobat

    Prototyped a new website in Django/HTML5 to demonstrate some unreleased features, and their integration with websites in the cloud

Education

  • Computer Science2011 - 2015

    University of California, Los Angeles

    GPA: 3.4
    Favorite classes: Computer Graphics, Data Mining, Computer Security, Statistics, Business Law, Linux/Unix
    Clubs: UCLA Investment Society

Programming Languages

  • Java

  • Coffeescript

  • Javascript

  • HTML5/CSS

  • C/C++

  • Python

  • C#

Technologies

  • Linux

  • Git

  • Backbone.js

  • Marionette

  • jQuery

  • d3.js

  • Django

  • Node.js

  • SVN

Software

  • Nginx

  • Hadoop/Hive

  • Apache

  • PostgreSQL

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