We love solving problems intelligently, in clever, faster ways through technology and creativity.
We look for people who have a strong, innate desire to make an impact, who step up to take ownership and search for ways to make things better.
Startups live and die by their ability to execute. We look for people who focus, prioritize and make things happen.
We like to work with open-minded people who enjoy collaborating with others. We have zero tolerance for politics, divas and jerks.
Fun fact: Jianing is an avid rock climber.
Fun fact: Guangwei is Polyvore's reigning ping pong champion and has the superhuman ability to eat enormous quantities of food without gaining any weight.
Fun fact: Jess enjoys drawing and owns over 1000 comic books.
Fun fact: Kenson loves all manner of video games and ethnic food.
Fun fact: Nadia is currently looking for a storage space large enough to hold her shoe collection.
Fun fact: Katherine is mildly obsessed with crossword puzzles, French Bulldogs and world travel.
Fun fact: Eric enjoys soccer, great food and the Oxford comma.
Fun fact: Cindy works out so she can eat more ice cream.
Fun fact: Lydia is obsessed with medieval culture so much so that she decorated her daughter's nursery with a medieval theme, has been known to buy clothes at Renaissance Faires and hopes to one day live in a medieval castle.
Fun fact: Red pandas are ridiculously cute.
Fun fact: Nicole plays bass in the notorious all-gal AC/DC tribute band AC/DShe.
Fun fact: Alan enjoys anime and Japanese culture and loves tinkering with anything electronic.
Fun fact: Joshua went back to Canada for his soulmate. After they were married, he got her to move to the US with him.
Fun fact: Jessie's obsessions include acquiring miles, getting new stamps in her passport, the UK and traveling in general. She feels the unnatural need to purchase fine leather goods online (especially purses). Her favorite TV show is 90210.
Fun fact: Brittany loves mini dachshunds, hot yoga and Cypress Grove's Midnight Moon cheese.
Fun fact: Jennifer's favorite leisure activities include reading, watching reality TV and puzzle hunting.
Fun fact: Kat loves rap music and potlucks and is always down for an adventure. Her spirit animal is Hello Kitty.
Fun fact: Chrystal is surprisingly good at go-karting. Take Chrystal karting and be prepared to eat gravel and smoke.
Fun fact: Many people are surprised to learn that Michaela loves science fiction and fantasy.
Fun fact: Julia's first job out of graduate school was designing sets for a straight-to-video action-adventure film. Because of this, she knows how to use a gun. Disclaimer: a prop gun.
Fun fact: For a while, Ashley lived in Australia, where she went skydiving, bungee jumping and whitewater rafting on boogie boards--yet she is deathly afraid of cotton balls.
Fun fact: Greg's dad built the second biggest catamaran on the West Coast on a vacant Venice lot in the early 1950s. His father and mother met on that boat. Aptly named Dreamer, it sails today thanks to lots of love...and duct tape, glue and fiberglass.
Fun fact: Mandy is mildly addicted to Tasti D-lite, desperately wants a dog and often refers to the day before the first college football game as the real Christmas Eve.
Fun fact: Brent worked remotely for a couple years, and lived in Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Malta and LA, before settling in the Bay Area.
Fun fact: Cheryl loves Halloween and is the President of the Picky Eaters Club.
Fun fact: Christine was born a natural performer. When she was six years old, her father took her to see Annie at the Fox Theatre. Christine thought she was Annie and ran up to the stage to claim her rightful spot, screaming the words to Tomorrow at the top of her lungs.
Fun fact: Janet is still searching for a hairstylist she likes after living in California for five years.
Fun fact: Gerad dreams of guiding nature-oriented, back-country hikes and giving photography lessons in the mountains some day.
Fun fact: Stephanie plans more parties in a year than most people do in a lifetime.
Fun fact: Lisa drives over 1,600 miles every Labor Day weekend to see Dave Matthews Band in concert at The Gorge.
Fun fact: After college, Mike and three friends co-founded Gamut USA, a mountain bike component manufacturer that is still going strong today. Mike also loves Nebraska Cornhusker football. He and his wife recently purchased a new home equipped with a urinal in one of the bathrooms!
Fun fact: Amy loves baseball and is a diehard Yankees fan. She is also training for (and completely terrified of) the 2012 NYC Marathon.
Fun fact: Gina loves to travel and plans on visiting every continent. On her most recent trip to Tbilisi, Georgia, her good friend wished her luck on "finding a southern gentleman to bring home." Gina had to inform her that she was visiting the Democratic Republic of Georgia, not the state.
Fun fact: JoAnne has participated in two Guinness World Record activities: largest group yodel and largest group line dance.
Fun fact: Rob does not remember ever crying. The last time Rob's mom remembers him crying was when he broke his collarbone by falling off of a slide at the park at age three. What could Rob's tears could do? Eliminate poverty? Cure cancer? The world may never know.
Fun fact: Kurt is a Junkyard Mega-Wars Champion and avid tinkerer.
Fun fact: In 2003, Amy starred in a reality dating TV show, where she did not meet her husband. She’s also an 80s music fanatic and loves karaoke.
Fun fact: Caitlyn loves cats and is learning the art of fire spinning. She does not combine these interests.
Fun fact: Ryan is a connoisseur of macaroni and cheese. His favorite is his mom's (of course!), followed closely by Wisconsin Mac & Cheese from Noodles & Company.
Fun fact: Keeyong likes to watch all kinds of documentaries, especially those about crime and war.
Fun fact: Michael once hiked across the Grand Canyon. It turns out it's a long way down and a longer way up.
Fun fact: Arnie believes that every gentleman should own at least one pink shirt. Arnie owns six.
Fun fact: Deepa was born in India, and her name means light in Hindi. Deepavali, the festival of lights, is one of the most celebrated holidays in India.
Fun fact: Cindy is intrigued by mullets and thinks they will make a comeback.
Fun fact: Stephanie recently traveled alone for the first time - - - to London and Dublin, and had a BLAST. While there, she satisfied her thirst for Tudor knowledge.
Fun fact: Usually careful and timid, Baisub sometimes ends up trying out new projects like a 70-day backpacking trip in Europe, starting a career in the US without much English and co-founding a company. He's currently working on a 180 square foot lawn-seeding project, and next up is a summer RV car-camping trip.
Fun fact: ChingFong once climbed the iconic Mt. Fuji to see the sunrise. The Japanese say, "You're a fool if you never climb Mt. Fuji, and an even bigger fool if you climb it more than once." He couldn't agree more.
Fun fact: Vickie has held season tickets to Cal football since her freshman year in 2002, which is starting to look like a pretty impressive streak.
Fun fact: A Bay Area native, Lori remembers the days when Cupertino had apple orchards instead of Apple campuses. She dreams of returning to those simpler times someday and running a coffee shop in Lisbon, Portugal. Until then, she is diligently working her way through Level 1 of Rosetta Stone Portuguese.
Fun fact: Does being bitten twice by monkeys count as a "fun" fact?
Fun fact: Matthew makes a mean glass of water.
Fun fact: One day, Sheila aspires to be the winner of a chicken nugget eating contest.
Fun fact: Andrea has synesthesia, which means that she sees numbers and letters in color ("Polyvore" is a blue and white word for her) and that listening to music is like being immersed in a vivid, colorful, alternate dimension.
Fun fact: Rodolphe has worn both of his cats as hats. Neither cat enjoyed it.
Fun fact: Susan loves random '80s movies (especially ones with montages), enjoys building IKEA furniture and has an unhealthy addiction to cilantro. She also hopes to become fluent in Spanish and Italian.
Fun fact: Jon is a board game enthusiast and frequently travels with a stash of games in his car (you know, for emergencies).
Fun fact: Deyan enjoys snowboarding, boat-fishing , running and hiking. The most exciting hiking trip he has done is to Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the continental United States.
Fun fact: Hongjie is a hardcore sport-fighting fan. He practiced muay thai kickboxing, boxing and taekwondo for a lot of years and, recently, started to learn jujitsu. When he is not in the gym, he loves driving long distances to some random nowhere place. Hongjie loves the water.
Fun fact: Jiaming likes to watch American TV dramedies. She also loves animated films from Studio Ghibli. She would like to watch TV shows and movies while on her treadmill so as not to be a couch potato. Jiaming also loves to go to beach, and one of her dream jobs is to play a cartoon character at Disneyland.
Fun fact: Shou served in the Navy and worked on the flight deck of a destroyer. He also reads Reddit -a lot!
Fun fact: Scott plays lead guitar in Driver. They recently went on tour with Patrice Pike from Sister 7. If he could have dinner with one person alive or dead, it would be Dave Grohl. One of Scott's prized possessions is his Dave Grohl guitar.
Fun fact: Jen loves running and has run eight marathons as well as a handful of triathlons. These days, she sticks to shorter runs since she just had her second kid.
Fun fact: Elaine loves cats, dogs and horses. She often goes to Half Moon Bay to feed two horses that live near the Ritz Carlton.
Fun fact: Allison loves fall in NYC, pumpkin spice anything and vacations to her family farm in Tennessee (hometown population: 783). She also has a mild obsession with red-bottomed shoes. While it has nothing to do with her alma mater’s colors, a good Loub does come in handy for cheering on her fave SEC boys. Hotty Toddy!!!
Fun fact: Kelsey loves miniature things, especially those that retain proportionality to their full-sized versions. Here are some examples: baby shoes, mini Coca-Cola bottles, dry terrariums, doll house furniture and Li'l Sebastian.
Fun fact: Cedric always wanted to be a beatnik, but could never grow a goatee.
Fun fact: Rex won a dodge ball championship when he was in the military.
Fun fact: Danielle is obsessed with bargain shopping and has no problem spending hours hunting for the perfect find.
Fun fact: Daniel loves to watch sports games and plays soccer Sunday afternoons.
Fun fact: The majority of Kyle's college tuition and expenses was paid for by winnings from playing card and video games competitively.
Fun fact: Kong has an affinity for sneakers, particularly classic Jordans. He is also a hard-core Raiders fan, but not the scary kind.
Fun fact: Eujin has never seen snow.
Fun fact: If you combine Tina Fey and Mindy Kaling, you would get Ann's spirit animal.
Fun fact: Yue is upping her street cred by learning hip-hop.
Fun fact: Karina plays basketball and listens to Korean pop.
Fun fact: Song loves reading history books: history of the world, history of China, history of finance, etc. He believes "history always repeats itself."
Fun fact: Chris is a commercial helicopter pilot and loves to land in people's backyards.
Fun fact: Esha is a self-proclaimed fashionista and loves to dole out fashion advice!
Fun fact: Dan will never order something at a bar that he could make at home. As a result, most of his drinks come with umbrellas.
Fun fact: Amy's favorite film is The Long, Hot Summer. If you like Paul Newman, this movie is a must see!
Fun fact: When Kailun watches sports, he supports the underdogs and is super happy when they end up winning against the odds.
Fun fact: Jiang has a good collection of his own vintage computers and game consoles.
Fun fact: Feihong wishes to travel to Europe and South America.
Fun fact: Chuanyou has been called the "King of Ping-Pong Serving" and also the "King of Daredevil Swimming," but he believes "King of Comedy" suits him best.
Fun fact: In grade school and Jr. High Kylee would spend hours on the basketball court trying to get her jump shot to look just like John Stockton's.
Fun fact: Vitor is a rock guitarist/songwriter with very unrealistic dreams of joining either Metallica or Alice in Chains
Fun fact: Tina is a dog lover and owns a beautiful golden retriever named Amber.
Fun fact: Jade's first and only celebrity crush was on Hulk Hogan.
Fun fact: When not working, Sarah can be found with her three children, enjoying life in San Francisco, having fun biking in Golden Gate Park, flying kites at Chrissy Field or being a soccer mom at Marina Green.
Fun fact: Bernadette loves watching any reality show about tattoos, even though she has a phobia of needles and is terrified to get one of her own.
Fun fact: Min plays 15 minutes of foosball everyday, rain or shine.
Fun fact: On the weekends you can find James on his couch, eating nachos and watching The Walking Dead, the 49ers or random shows/movies on Netflix. When he gets off the couch, he snowboards in the winter and rides a motorcycle in the summer.
Fun fact: Jason spent half of 2012 flying around Asia for work and racked up 40k miles during May alone.
Fun fact: Jenn has zero sense of direction, so if you see her wandering around the office looking lost, she probably is.
Fun fact: Ellen loves playing guitar and sometimes can be spotted playing at coffee shops or open mics in the city.
Fun fact: Matt spends his downtime swimming, beer tasting, pen spinning, muttering at financial and political blogs, impersonating playground equipment and wearing comical hats (sometimes all at the same time).
Fun fact: Kym studied meteorology in college and watches the Weather Channel for fun. So if you have a question about the weather, she's your girl.
Fun fact: Julia taught skiing and snowboarding during high school and college.
Fun fact: Lindsey loves to travel. Her favorite movies of all time are Back to the Future I, II and to a lesser extent III. She is still waiting for her growth spurt.
Fun fact: Peggy has a tendency to over-play her "blonde moment" card. But hey, if you've got it, flaunt it!
Fun fact: Zhewei loves many sports, including soccer, pool, badminton, tennis and more, but he does not play very well.
Fun fact: Lisa's guilty pleasure is watching horrible reality TV shows and trying to balance them out with quality programming.
Fun fact: Carol dreams of entering a professional barbecue competition.
Fun fact: She loves to dance and shop, but not at the same time.