Senior Engineering Manager, Dropbox

Jan 2022 – Present

  • Engineering Area Lead for 4 teams with 40+ engineers working on the Dropbox for Teams product.

Engineering Manager, Dropbox

Aug 2019 – Feb 2022

EM for a new team set out to make crucial improvements to our self-serve revenue funnel focused on small and medium-sized Dropbox Business customers. Swiftly grew one team of two engineers into three fully-staffed teams with over a dozen new hires and internal transfers.

  • Shipped numerous features and flow improvements which realized tens of millions of dollars of net new annualized recurring revenue
  • Partnered with Product Managers and Design leads to develop quarterly and yearly roadmaps
  • Established agile processes for all engineering teams in collaboration with PM, Design, and QA partners
  • Developed personal growth plans for all direct reports for upcoming quarters and managed ongoing six-month review cycles
  • Aligned projects and engineers to maximize individual growth and leadership opportunities while not compromising any key deliverables
  • Produced recruiting and retention programs, including apprenticeship program for non-traditional backgrounds and sponsorship program to support software engineers of underrepresented groups
  • Improved interviewing processes by rewriting our industry non-technical interview and leading significant changes to our emerging talent interview loops
  • Co-lead of Latinx Employee Resource Group and led many company-wide internal engagement and social impact efforts

Senior Software Engineer, Dropbox

May 2016 – Sep 2018

Lead Engineer on multiple critical frontend architecture modernization projects. Setting standards and leading the way with best practices for all web product teams at Dropbox while achieving fundamental goals of for the business. Increased site visits and engagement key metrics because of improved access and reduced latency.

  • TTI performance optimization for the vital Home product, rearchitecting our entire data fetching and react initialization models to achieve ambitious TTI goals for both new and cached views
  • Responsive Dropbox web product, establishing all best practices to enable mobile access to our primary file browser and new Home product with recent, favorited items
  • Architected and built the first UI Design system used at Dropbox to accelerate the building of new experimental features and flows to allow increased conversion rate resulting in millions of additional recurring revenue
  • Wrote new frontend engineering questions and interview loop improvements, which broadened the gathering of new technical signals, while allowed a more diverse pool of candidates to be evaluated more fairly, resulting in dozens of new hires while raising the quality of the bar overall

Senior Front End Developer, Apple

August 2013 – April 2016

Lead Front-End Developer on many of product marketing sites for, including iPhone 6s and Apple Music.

Worked on various internal infrastructure projects, including Sass frameworks, Build tools and JS libraries, lead training efforts that increased developer efficiency. Helped shape the direction of with a focus on mobile, performance and accessibility. Mentored, trained and interviewed many other developers to strengthen and grow several teams.

Managed projects and worked closely with Art Director and Producers to manage high pressure timelines, while delivering beautiful experiences fitting of Apple’s brand. Worked with production artists and QA leads to focus on performance ensure ensure that every detail lived up the quality and standards needed to “surprise and delight” customers.

Open Standards Developer, R/GA

August 2011 – August 2013

As a hybrid developer-designer, my primary goal is to execute high-quality user experiences by working closely with creative and interaction design teams. I use web technologies to transform and elevate clients such as GREY GOOSE Vodka and Abercrombie & Fitch into digital-native brands that are highly optimized for mobile and social contexts.

I was lead front end developer on, a rich and adaptive website experience. The site is meticulously optimized for mobile, tablet and desktop browsers. It was the first responsive site in the spirits industry, and the first major mobile-first launch for R/GA. The site uses various advanced techniques, including responsive HTML5/CSS3 components, modular loading, parallax scrolling, an API-based filtering system and a full-screen multimedia video/photo gallery.

Notable Clients: GREY GOOSE Vodka, Abercrombie & Fitch, Capital One, Verizon Wireless, L’Oréal

Front-End Engineer, Critical Mass

June 2010 – August 2011

Developed rich web experiences for mobile (iPhone and iPad), social (Facebook applications), large-scale content management systems, various Java-based application frameworks and WordPress. Led internal development teams and managed project deliverables with clients. Collaborated with creative and planning teams during pitch, scoping and design phases to ensure cost-efficient and effective user experiences. Presented internal learning/development sessions. Documented process and technical specifications.

Notable Clients: Nissan, USAA, Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz

Software Engineer, DigitasLBi

June 2008 – June 2010

Developed rich web experiences for content management systems, large-scale e-commerce solutions and microsites. Worked with various social platforms and helped develop mobile strategies. Collaborated with creative teams during concepting and design phases to ensure cost-efficient UI/UX. Managed deliverables with various offshore teams. Helped coordinate recruiting efforts with Columbia College Chicago.

Notable Clients: Miller-Coors (Miller Lite, Sparks, MGD), AmericanExpress, Samsung, KitchenAid

Web Developer, Computer Bits, Inc.

August 2003 – June 2008

Developed interactive projects in HTML/CSS, PHP/MySQL and Flash. Lead entire design process, from research, strategy, concepting, branding and art direction to execution. Involved in developing project schedules and deadlines. Aided business development manager in client communications, meetings, quotes/estimates, invoicing and initial contact.


  • TypeScript (React/Node), Python, PHP, CSS, HTML w/ focus on A11y and i18n
  • Speaker and presenter on various topics in development and design.
  • Volunteer teacher for various workshops and technical classes for underserved youth.
  • Fluent in Spanish


Board Member

Dev/Mission April 2017 – Present


Columbia College Chicago

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design Spring 2008
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography Spring 2009

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