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Engineering Lead @
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1 Investment in 1 Company
Gender:
Male
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Pittsburgh
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Raffi Krikorian was, until August 2014, Twitter’s VP of Engineering in charge of the Platform – the core infrastructure of Twitter. During his tenure, Platform Engineering was primarily responsible for the scalability, efficiency, reliability, and performance of Twitter, as well as the developer productivity of all software engineers at Twitter. He lead the Twitter’s transition from a Ruby on Rails web site, to a JVM-powered services oriented architecture which currently serves about 250 million monthly active users who send about 500 million tweets daily. He also created and used to chair Twitter’s Architecture Group, the team of senior software engineers in charge of Twitter’s overall technology portfolio as well as ensuring that software got written to the same consistent standards across its entire global development team.

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Co-Founder

Engineering Lead

Mar 1, 2015 - Current   (over 1 year)
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2014
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Board of Advisors
Aug 1, 2010
Sep 26, 2010
Technical Lead of Platform Team

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Investments (1)

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Feb, 2015$500k / AngelPersonal Investment

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Dublin Tech Summit

February 15, 2017 - February 16, 2017

The Convention Centre Dublin, Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

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