Harper Reed
Director's Fellow MIT Media Lab Boston, MA
Joined a cohort of amazing people to be a 2018 Director's fellow.
Senior Director, Software Development Paypal, Inc Chicago, Il August 2015 - April 2018
Through the acquisition of Modest, inc by Paypal, Harper joined the Braintree team to help lead the commerce initiatives
Founder / Chief Executive Officer Modest, Inc Chicago, Il December 2012 - August 2015
Modest is a mobile commerce platform that gives consumers the ability to buy from anywhere in just a few taps.
Chief Technology Officer Obama for America Chicago, Il April 2011 - December 2012
Obama for America is the re-election campaign for President Barack Obama.
Customer in Residence Rackspace Hosting San Antonio, TX October 2009 - April 2010
Rackspace is an IT hosting company with a focus on cloud.
Chief Technology Officer skinnyCorp, LLC Chicago, IL August 2005 - October 2009
skinnyCorp is the parent company of the Threadless.com.
Summer Intern Squidoo June 2005 - August 2005
Squidoo is a community website that allows users to create pages for subjects of interest.
Web Programmer Cramer and Krasselt Chicago, IL October 2004 - July 2005
Cramer And Krasselt is an industry leading medium sized advertising agency.
Security and Software Engineer World Book Publishing Chicago, IL June 2001 - October 2004
World Book Publishing is a leading publisher of encyclopedias and children's learning material.
Keeper Security - Corporate Board Chicago, Il
Illinois Tech Computer Science Dept - Advisory Board Chicago, Il
Royal United Services Institute - Advisory Board London, UK
Cornell College - Trustee Mt. Vernon, Il
Bachelor of Arts, Computer Science and Philosophy.
Cornell College, Mt Vernon, Iowa
2002 PRIX ARS ELECTRONICA (Linz, Austria): Net Vision Honorary Mention
2010 MCIC (Chicago, IL): Data Innovation Award for the hacking the Chicago Transit Authority Bus API
2013 Crain's (Chicago, Il): 40 under 40
2013 Webby's (New York, NY): Breakout of the Year
2013 Moxie Awards (Chicago, Il): CTO of the Year
2014 Cornell College (Mt Vernon, IA): Young Alumni Achievement Award
2017 Asian Financial Society (New York, NY): AaA 2017 PrMMAE
References available on request.