Hi everyone, welcome to my website! My name is Phillip Ou and I am a software engineer from Los Angeles, California. I am currently majoring in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. As both a First Generation American and a First Generation College Student, I've had the opportunity to gain a variety of unique experiences, perspectives, and passions. I've had to learn English as a second language, gone through the recruiting process as a student-athlete, learned how to make mobile apps, taken a Gap Year, fallen in love with technology, and much more! Feel free to browse around the site and contact me if you have any more questions.
|| Mobile: iOS | Objective-C | Swift | Android
|| Web: React | Ruby on Rails | HTML | CSS | jQuery
Massachusetts Institute of Technology || Class of 2018
BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Gordon Engineering Leadership Student
MIT Class of '81 Alumni Scholarship Recipient
Associate Product Manager Intern || Jun 2017 - Aug 2017
Leading a team of engineers and designers to redesign the events search and discovery experience on Google Search
Software Engineering Intern || Jun 2016 - Aug 2016
Led the research and devlopment of new features utilizing Apple's new iOS 10 API
Incorporated 3D Touch into the iOS application
Software Engineering Winter Extern || Jan 2016
Developed new admin dashboard to support Web, Commerce, and Monetization Teams
Automated deployment of Amazon DynamoDB, Lambda, and SQS on multiple development servers saving hours of manual configuration time
Software Engineering Intern || Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
Member of the Snapchat Identity Team
Sole developer of the "Trophy Case" on iOS, Android, and the Java Backend
Co-developed "Add Nearby Friends" on iOS, Android, and the Java Backend
iOS Developer || Mar 2015 - Jun 2015
Created the Onpatient Apple Watch Application Featured on the Wall Street Journal
Created the drchrono ICD-10 Apple Watch and iPhone Application
Published and maintained the company's award-winning PHR and EHR iPhone and iPad Apps
Lead iOS Developer & Independent Contractor || Jan 2015 - Sep 2015
Led the development of the company's first mobile, microblogging application, Unmag.
iOS Developer || Jun 2014-Mar 2015
Developed and published iOS mobile applications.
Organized product presentations for various VC funded Silicon Valley startups.
MIT Sloan School of Management
Programmer & Undergraduate Researcher || Dec 2013 - Jan 2014
Developed language processing software to analyze characteristics of companies in social media.
Implemented machine learning techniques to evaluate company data and transactions.
First Generation Project
Mentor || Aug 2013 - Pres
Offered advice and counsel to other first generation college students
Caltech SPHIR Lab
Lab Technician Intern || Jun 2012 - Oct 2012
Analyzed behavior of small particles colliding with various materials at high speeds.
Co-authored paper on findings in International Journal of Impact Engineering 62 (2013) 13-26.
Ou Family Autoshop
Mechanic || Sep 2010 - Aug 2013
Assisted with repair of motor vehicles