Jake

Jake

San Francisco, CA
Software engineer, econ junkie, and writer. Currently @stripe. 👨🏻‍💻
💳 #19 The Anatomy of the Swipe

💳 #19 The Anatomy of the Swipe

Welcome to the final episode of Techonomics Podcast Season 1. In our 19th episode, Arun and I sat down with Ahmed Siddiqui, VP of product at Branch and author of the book The Anatomy of the Swipe. We dove into Ahmed's entry into the payments industry, why he wrote his

Oct
12
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💸 #18 DeFi and the Future of Finance w/ Professor Campbell Harvey

💸 #18 DeFi and the Future of Finance w/ Professor Campbell Harvey

Hey everyone – Arun and I are really excited about this episode. This week we sat down with Professor Campbell Harvey, Professor of Economics at Duke University and author of the book DeFi and the Future of Finance. Follow along as we dig into Professor Campbell's background, the story of his

Sep
28
1 min read
🧘‍♂️ #17 Finding Headspace: A Mindful Journey

🧘‍♂️ #17 Finding Headspace: A Mindful Journey

Jeff Birkeland is the VP of Product of Consumer Experience at Headspace and has built his career and expertise around the combination of product and content. He's been a Director of Product Management at Facebook, LinkedIn, Yahoo, and a few startups, but his love for content started when he was

Sep
14
1 min read
👨‍💻 #16 Software & Silicon Valley

👨‍💻 #16 Software & Silicon Valley

Rahul Iyer leads engineering for the Stripe's Terminal product – the one I happen to work on! He also previously led production platform engineering at Airbnb, managed multiple engineering teams at Facebook, and has had stints at other startups in between. In our 16th episode, Rahul sat down with Arun and

Aug
25
1 min read
🦾 #15 Investing in the Future of Tech w/ Ivan Kirigin

🦾 #15 Investing in the Future of Tech w/ Ivan Kirigin

Hey there – and welcome to our 15th Techonomics podcast! This is a big episode for Arun and me, not just because we are extremely excited about the guest we have for you this week, but because many podcasts don't make it this far. It's been said that half of all

Aug
05
1 min read