Ryan Park, Software Engineer
San Francisco, USA
Hero since 2015
Ryan is the Storage Operations Manager at Slack, a messaging app for teams. Ryan leads the technical operations for Slack's database and search technologies, which use Amazon Web Services for global reach. Prior to Slack, Ryan led technical operations at Pinterest, one of the fastest-growing social networks in recent memory, and at Runscope, a debugging and testing service for APIs. Ryan has spoken about patterns for modern application design at conferences including Amazon Web Services re:Invent and O'Reilly Fluent. Ryan has also been a mentor for companies participating in the 500 Startups incubator.
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