i also started a number of other sites, channels, & businesses that didn't do as well as hacker noon. some are alive and some are dead. ho hum. big thanks to the people who spent time making these things however briefly real.
Before becoming an entrepreneur, I worked for SmartRecruiters, a recruiting software. The company went from 5 people to 100+ people while I was there. Loved living in San Francisco. Before that, I earned degrees in Economics and Nonfiction Creative Writing from the University of Redlands.