rtanaka.com

Profile

Distinguished and highly motivated software professional with a proven track record as a leader and an engineer. Areas of expertise include highly available web applications, payments and hardware.

Professional Experience

Poynt (Dec 2013 - Present)

Co-Founder


PayPal, Inc. / Magento (Sep 2009 - Dec 2013)

Director of Engineering


Recommendr (Mar 2007 - Aug 2009)

Co-Founder / CTO


PayPal, Inc (Mar 2003 - Feb 2007)

Software Architect / Senior Engineering Manager


SkyGo, Inc. - acquired by enpocket (Sep 1999 - Feb 2003)

Founding Engineer / Engineering Manager


AltaVista - Zip2 Divsion (Jul 1998 - Sep 1999)

Software Engineer



Education

UC Berkeley (May 1998)

BS Electrical Engineering and Computer Science