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Engineering Manager @
Born:
August 29, 1968
Gender:
Male
Location:
Brooklyn
Website:
https://jorge3.com
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Jorge Escobar is a technologist, blogger and social media junkie who fell in love with computers from the first time he saw the Texas Instruments TI-994A.

Currently he works as Engineering Manager at Venmo, responsible for the Core Platform and Scaling teams.

Prior to Venmo, he worked at MongoDB as Director of Web Engineering, overseeing all the web properties' development and internal tools of the company.

Prior to MongoDB, he was Chief Architect at OrderGroove, a SaaS Subscription solution, where he wrote the first version of the platform using JavaScript and Python/Django and eventually used MongoDB to scale the solution to high traffic companies like Grainger, L’Oreal, CVS and Johnson&Johnson while building a team of developers to support further development of the system.

Jorge also served as Director of Technology at ExpoTV, a user-generated video product review site, where along with a team of talented developers, built and scaled a custom media management system that managed hundreds of thousands of user generated videos using PHP and MySQL. Jorge oversaw everything from core platform architecture and development to video storage, scalability, caching and content delivery for major brands including Procter and Gamble, LG Electronics, Sears.com and Shopping.com.

Jobs (5)

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Engineering Manager

Mar 23, 2015 - Current   (over 1 year)
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Jan 21, 2014
Mar 13, 2015
Director of Web Engineering
Feb 1, 2008
Jan 19, 2014
Chief Architect
Jul 1, 2006
Feb 1, 2010
Director Web Technology
Oct 1, 2004
Jul 1, 2006
Product Manager

Education (1)

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News (1)

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DateNews
Dec 19, 2006GenuineVC - David Beisel's Perspective on Digital Change - Why I Like Our ExpoTV Investment

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