Jacob Lyles is currently a full-stack web engineer at Coursera. Previously he was a cofounder of Game Closure, where he helped build a cross-platform HTML5 gaming SDK. In a previous life, he was an investment banker. Jacob holds a graduate degree in Computer Science from University of California, San Diego and an undergraduate degree in Economics and Mathematics from Wake Forest University. Outside of web development, his interests include cryptocurrencies, martial arts, world history, and science fiction.