ez·ra new·man


/ˈezrə ˈnuːmən/

  1. An explorer, programmer, and human, esp. in the SF Bay Area or studying at Boston University.
  2. (of an employee) The next person you should hire.

“Have you seen Ezra’s resume?”




  1. education

    Boston University—BA in Computer Science (in progress)

    2021 - 2025 (expected). GPA: 3.98 Relevant coursework includes software engineering, combinatoric structures, formal logic, discrete math, engineering analysis and design; AP Computer Science (score: 5/5), AP Calculus (score: 5/5).

  2. experience

    Data For Progress—Fullstack Software & Prompt Engineer

    May 2022 - Present Automated several manual processes that otherwise took several hours of manual, thoughtless work from high-level employees. Used GPT-3 and 4 to automate editing and creation of surveys.

  3. experience

    Nationball—Project Manager and Fullstack Engineer

    April 2021 - February 2022. Developed and managed projects with multiple players using Python/Django, Postgres, HTML/CSS/Javascript, and production-ready web scraping.

  4. experience

    Open Model Project—Website and Web App Developer

    December 2020 - February 2021. Developed website and interactive poll explorer under extremely tight time pressure (unexpected runoff election). The tool required heavy optimization to run interactively at scale. Relevant skills: AWS Lambda/Serverless, Python, Optimization and Caching.

  5. Demo Project

    Ross—Polling Made Easy

    When a professor needed an easy way to ask agree/disagree questions, I whipped up Ross. Simply create a session, ask a question, and give your respondents a code. Uses Flutter and Firebase for a zero-cost always-online and infinitely scalable backend.

  6. skills


    Full-stack development with a focus on back-end. Fluent in Python, Java and Kotlin development, experienced with Flutter/dart and OCaml, proficient with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

  7. activities


    Summer 2020: 28 day backpacking trip and wilderness training
    Summer 2019: Exchange student in Chandigarh, India

  8. activities


    Woodworking, Theater Lighting, Sailing, Skiing, Cooking, Travel

  9. get to know me

    Gets Me Up In The Morning

    Making new things, grappling with new ideas, and the rush from solving a hard problem.