Hello World! I’m Jeff Potter.
I’m curious, pragmatic, and creative.
I live in New York City.
I’m the head of engineering for Enveritas, a Y Combinator-backed non-profit that’s looking at new ways of certifying coffee beans with a goal of lifting millions of farmers out of poverty. I’m always interested in talking with software engineers interested in our mission; see https://enveritas.org/jobs/engineering/. Previously, I was the VP of Engineering at the James Beard winning website Food52. Before this, I helped build the initial backend engineering team for Hillary for America 2016.
One of my earliest projects was a site about personality, The Big Five Project. It’s still popular; over 15 million people have learned about themselves from my site. You can read research papers based on data from the project.
Before all this, I studied computer science and visual art at Brown University.
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