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Todd Sullivan

1215 Dexter Ave N #216
Seattle, WA 98109


Software Development Engineer III, Reading Mining & Analytics team, Kindle org,

April 2013 - Present

Technologies: Everything

Read the Amazon history from September 2009 to present for better context.

Software Development Engineer II, Reading Mining & Analytics team, Kindle org,

November 2011 - March 2013

Technologies: Hadoop, Java, AWS (EC2/S3/RDS/EMR/DynamoDB/...), Search

Following the release of X-Ray and the success of Before You Go, the Learning Machines team split in to three teams including the Reading, Mining, & Analytics team that I founded.

Software Development Engineer II, Learning Machines team, Kindle org,

October 2010 - October 2011

Technologies: Hadoop, Java, Ruby on Rails, AWS (EC2/S3/RDS/EMR/...)

Software Development Engineer I, Learning Machines team, Kindle org,

September 2009 - September 2010

Technologies: Ruby on Rails, Java, JavaScript/CSS/HTML, AWS

Natural Language Processing Consultant for PowerReviews Inc.

June 2008 - March 2009

Technologies: Hadoop (MapReduce), Amazon EC2/S3, WordNet, Dependency Trees, Entity Recognition, Java

Automated Reasoning Applications at Stanford

Natural Language Processing Research and Applications at Stanford


November 2004 - August 2007 (Sold August 9, 2007) (Archive of August 2007 site)

Technologies: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS, XHTML

YabbleBabble was an e-commerce company that allowed crafters and artists to sell their products online.

General-Purpose Computing on Graphical Processing Units (GPGPU) Research under Prof. Chi-Ren Shyu

February 2007 - May 2007

Technologies: GPGPU, BrookGPU, Cg, C++, Java

Led a four-person team in converting a portion of IPSA, a Java-based protein structure comparison algorithm, for GPU processing that included profiling IPSA and developing prototypes for the GPU-based IPSA section.

Honors Undergraduate Research under Prof. Yi Shang

June 2006 - May 2007

Technologies: TinyOS, OPEN-R, Tekkotsu, Java, C++, nesC, MySQL

University of Missouri-Columbia Engineering Entrepreneurs

June 2006 - May 2007

Technologies: PHP, MySQL, CSS, XHTML

FIRST Lego League Head Team Coach

August 2006 - January 2007

DaySign: Freelance Website and Multimedia Development

July 2002 - August 2005

Technologies: Flash (Actionscript), PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS, XHTML, Sony Sound Forge, Sony Acid

Created websites, concept designs, e-commerce systems, and more. The following is a select list of projects from my multimedia portfolio:


Stanford University 2007-2009 4.0 GPA

Master of Science in Computer Science

University of Missouri-Columbia 2004-2007 4.0/4.0 GPA

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Honors and Awards

Nationally Competitive

University of Missouri-Columbia

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