Jacob Budin is a 26-year-old software engineer. He works at Kettle and lives in New York. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Penn State with degrees in English and marketing.

Work & Projects

At Kettle (2011-), I am the technical engineer for Brooklyn Bridge Park, MAC Cosmetics, Sesame Street, and Sunglass Hut.

Stackpop (2014) is an OS X app for receiving Notification Center updates for Stack Exchange sites.

Sidebites NYC (2013) is an iOS app for finding New York City sidewalk caf├ęs.

Alkaline (2010-2012) was a next-generation commercial content management system to succeed WordPress. It was abandoned in 2012.

Trnsmit (2011-) is a weekend project in reverse-engineering Apple .plist files to convert iTunes playlists for cloud music services.

Lithaus (2011-2012) was a sample Django-based application for aspiring writers that included markup-savvy conversion to e-book formats.

Fact Sheet

Personal properties

Bitbucket, GitHub, Stack Overflow, Twitter, Yelp

Breed of first dog

Shetland Sheepdog

Blend of the moment

Gorilla Coffee’s Ixil A’achimbal, Guatemala

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

INTP “The Architect”

Number of cookbooks owned

Two

First career aspiration

Infomercial product inventor