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Alec Zopf

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

Software Engineer, Next Big Sound, Inc.. Love data, health, concurrency, and music!

Software Engineer, Next Big Sound, Inc.. Love data, health, concurrency, and music!

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Primary Skillsets

  • Data Science
  • Back End Engineering
  • Front End Engineering
  • Full Stack Engineering
  • Mobile Engineering
  • Product
I don't yet have an idea I'm excited about
Part-time now, full-time if it takes off

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Data Science
  • • Back End Engineering
  • • Front End Engineering
  • • Full Stack Engineering
  • • Mobile Engineering
  • • Product

Involved In

Founder

Wellth

Positions

CTO and Cofounder Wellth July 2014 - present
Data Consultant Quartet Health April 2015 - August 2015
DataCorps Member DataKind January 2014 - August 2014
Senior Data Engineer Next Big Sound, Inc. June 2011 - July 2014
Sales Engineer Orc Group September 2008 - June 2011
Researcher Northwestern University (MacIver Lab) September 2006 - September 2008
Computer Software Consultant Symbiosis Development June 2006 - August 2008
Web Developer Breakthrough Technologies September 2006 - September 2007

Education

Northwestern University Biomedical Engineering 2004 - 2008
Conestoga HS 2000 - 2004

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Business Development
  • • Biomedical Engineering
  • • Fundraising
  • • Marketing
  • • Product
Advisor With
  • • Engineering
  • • Product Design
  • • Healthcare
  • • Medical Devices
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Dating
  • • Hardware
  • • Healthcare
  • • Music
  • • Photos
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Records
  • • Wellness
  • • Medical Devices

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Python • Software development • Java • SQL • Statistics

Key Accomplishments

I started in contract web development, switched to computational neuroscience, then to high-frequency options trading software, and now back to a mix of web development and big data analytics. I love new challenges.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

I can build a product from the ground up.

Broad and deep background in software engineering, ranging from full-stack web dev to big data warehousing and analytics. Easy communicator, passionate about innovation, forward-thinking and user-centric in terms of both software architecture and product design.

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Lindsay Jurist-Rosner
They're my friends  •  SVP Marketing, Simulmedia. Previously Director of Marketing Research, Machinima.com. Harvard Business School grad.
Alec thoughtfully recommended two potential CTO/co-founders. He's knowledgeable and helpful, and obviously cares about creating mutually be ... neficial connections.
Andrew Beck
Former Avant, Groupon. Northwestern grad.
Alec is extremely intelligent, passionate, and hard-working. He has a successful track record at former positions and is now the CTO and co- ... founder of his own company. You will enjoy working with him.

Rohan Dixit
Visiting researcher, Stanford University and Data Scientist, Priceonomics Inc. Northwestern grad.
Rohan is a smart, thoughtful dude - and he stays hungry!

Andrew Beck
They're my friends  •  Former Avant, Groupon. Northwestern grad.
Andrew is smart, resourceful, and a friendly and considerate guy. He's spent time in businesses large and small, and he takes a balanced ap ... proach to everything he does. He's always level-headed, even when situations get complex or heated. I respect his opinion, and so does everyone I know that knows him.