Student Experts in Residence


Vishnu Rachakonda ENG’18, GEN’20

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Bio: Worked with 60+ companies through EIR! Skills include connecting resources on campus, developing + testing early-stage product theses, working with non-technical founders, connecting startups to outside assistance, strong background in healthcare, biotech, and frontier-tech startups.

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Tiff Chang W’19

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Bio: Top-tier startup contributor with product management and design experience.  Skills include web development (Node, React, Javascript), product management + design, UI/UX design, marketing/graphic design, and analytics (SQL, R).


Duong Nguyen W’19

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Bio: Creative builder with experience at Google and SaaS startup Siftery. Skills include developing products from scratch (native mobile apps and web apps), designing products (wireframe and prototype), SEO & SEM, branding and graphic design.

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Tiffany Yue ENG’19, GEN’20

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Bio: Past founder with technical and design experience. Skills include UI/UX/interaction design, web app development, branding & graphic design, rapid prototyping (sketch models, laser cutting, 3D printing)

Rohini Gooptu C’20

Bio: Technically grounded engineer with startup experience. Extensive range of skills include web app development focused on backend; server-side/databases, building Android mobile apps from scratch including designing product and basic design of web applications. Comfortable across a range of technologies such as web (Javascript – NodeJS + Express, Python + Django), mobile (Android), databases (MongoDB + DynamoDB (NoSQL), MySQL, SQLite) and analytics (Python, R).