Pascal-Louis Perez

Pascal-Louis Perez

Entrepreneur ^ Senior Type Nerd

Location
Greater New York City Area
Industry
Computer Software

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Pascal-Louis Perez's Summary

Busy building an amazing team in Square NYC.

Founding member of Wealthfront, and former compiler geek at Google.

Pascal-Louis Perez's Experience

Director of Engineering

Square Inc.

Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Financial Services industry

September 2011Present (3 years 2 months) Greater New York City Area

Managing teams who move money at Square. Lots of it. And since July 2013, doing this from NYC.

VP of Engineering & CTO

Wealthfront Inc.

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Financial Services industry

January 2008August 2011 (3 years 8 months)

Wealthfront is the fastest growing online financial advisor.

Software Engineer

Google Inc.

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; GOOG; Internet industry

September 2007January 2008 (5 months)

Development of the JSCompiler, a JavaScript to JavaScript compiler performing static analysis, optimization and code compression.

In this position, I was responsible for the elaboration and implementation of a static type system for JavaScript (http://code.google.com/closure/compiler/docs/js-for-compiler.html). The type system created combines type inference and type checking in the goal of requiring type annotations solely on functions' signatures. I was also a member of the ECMA technical group TC39 working on the ECMAScript 4 language, envisioned to replace the current ECMAScript 3 (a.k.a. JavaScript 1.5) specification.

Consultant

KaChing

August 2007September 2007 (2 months)

Architect of the new portfolio management and competition platform of KaChing.

MS Student

Stanford University

Educational Institution; 5001-10,000 employees; Higher Education industry

September 2005June 2007 (1 year 10 months)

Masters of Science in Computer Science with Distinction in Research. Thesis: Type Inference in Presence of Positive Subtyping with Bounded Quantification

Co-founder

TwoLattes Inc.

December 2005May 2007 (1 year 6 months)

Our company creates an innovative consumer targeted social networking web service, based on Web 2.0, AJAX and other trendy technologies. Please visit us at http://www.twolattes.com and become a member, or read more on our blog http://blog.twolattes.com.

Advanced Compilers Course Assistant

Stanford University

Educational Institution; 5001-10,000 employees; Higher Education industry

January 2007March 2007 (3 months)

The theoretical and practical aspects of building modem compilers. Topics: intermediate representations, basic blocks and flow-graphs, data flow analysis, register allocation, global code optimizations, and interprocedural analysis.

Research Assistant

Stanford University

Educational Institution; 5001-10,000 employees; Higher Education industry

September 2006December 2006 (4 months)

Research Assistant to Professor John C. Mitchell, working on type inference in presence of positive subtyping.

Software Engineer Intern

Google Inc.

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; GOOG; Internet industry

July 2006September 2006 (3 months)

Google Checkout - software readability and modularity enhancements through code refactoring.

Teaching Assistant

EPFL

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

20042005 (1 year)

TAed Java and C classes

Owner

LHA

Partnership; 1-10 employees; Computer Software industry

January 2001September 2004 (3 years 9 months)

Pascal Perez a seize ans quand il crée sa société spécialisée dans le IT, la gestion de contenu. "C'était le boum de la nouvelle économie, les journaux ne parlaient que de ça! Je voulais absolument y participer..." Pendant un an, il développe un système de gestion de contenu permettant de simplifier la construction de sites webs et remporte vite un vif succès.

Writer

Vocation Créateurs

September 2003May 2004 (9 months)

Vous êtes intéressé à la création d’entreprise, vous voulez savoir comment cela se passe sur le terrain, partager l’enthousiasme des créateurs, connaître leurs difficultés, leurs engagements et bénéficier de l’avis des experts?

Pascal-Louis Perez's Languages

  • French

Pascal-Louis Perez's Skills & Expertise

  1. Java
  2. Distributed Systems
  3. Ruby
  4. Python
  5. Scalability
  6. JavaScript
  7. OOP
  8. Web Applications
  9. Ruby on Rails
  10. MySQL
  11. Agile
  12. Scala
  13. Architecture
  14. Linux
  15. C
  16. PHP
  17. Unix
  18. SQL

Pascal-Louis Perez's Education

Stanford University

MS, Computer Science

20052007

Specialising in software theory and working towards a distinction in research. Thesis titled: Type Inference in Presence of Positive Subtyping with Bounded Quantification.

EPFL

BS, Computer Science

October 2002July 2005

Significant coursework: advanced computer architecture, advanced compiler construction and concurrency semantics (CCS and pi-calclus).

Activities and Societies: Development of a multimodal simulator for the Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence.

EIG

International Baccalaureate

Pascal-Louis Perez's Additional Information

Interests:

test driven development, computer science, languages, type theory, mathematics, sailing, squash, food

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