About us

We believe the current technical hiring process doesn’t do enough to help engineers show their strengths. At Triplebyte, we’re dedicated to building a better process.

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Our Origins

Hiring is something that resonated deeply with all three of our founders.
Founders

Hiring is hard. It’s something our founders understand well. Before starting Triplebyte, Harj was the first partner at Y Combinator, where young companies often struggle to hire their first employees. Guillaume and Ammon were working on Socialcam (later acquired by Autodesk in 2012 for $60M), where they also experienced firsthand the challenges of hiring.

Triplebyte was founded on the belief that the current technical hiring process doesn’t do enough to help engineers show their strengths. Our founders started Triplebyte to help engineers find great jobs by assessing their abilities without relying on the prestige of their resume credentials. You can read more about Triplebyte’s views on hiring in our manifesto here.

Our Investors

We’re supported by some of the best angel investors in tech.
Drew houston

Drew Houston

Drew Houston is the CEO of Dropbox, which he co-founded with MIT classmate Arash Ferdowsi.

Sam altman

Sam Altman

Sam Altman is the president of Y Combinator and co-chairman of OpenAI.

Paul graham

Paul Graham

Paul Graham is the co-founder of Y Combinator and author of numerous essays and books.

Jessica livingston

Jessica Livingston

Jessica Livingston is a founding partner at Y Combinator.

Meet the team

We’re a small team of people from various backgrounds who want to make hiring better.
Team
Christina Chon

Christina Chon

Operations

Christina spent two years in Korea before moving back to work in the SF Bay Area. She enjoys ​being outdoors​, watching funny movies​ and crafting​​.

Amanda Crosby

Amanda Crosby

Talent Manager

Amanda has worked with over 3,000 candidates in her time as a recruiter and job search advisor at Hired, HackerRank, and UC Berkeley. She loves dancing at punk and psychedelic rock shows.

Joe Bowers

Joe Bowers

Software Engineer

Joe has worked at Oracle, Mixpanel, and CoreOS before coming to Triplebyte. He's interested in using computers to make art. He has a big beard and a small dog.

Jordan Helsloot

Jordan Helsloot

Talent Manager

Jordan previously worked at Randstad Technologies helping engineers find meaningful work before joining Triplebyte. He enjoys traveling, reading, and especially enjoys eating new and favorite foods alike.

Daniel de Haas

Daniel de Haas

Software Engineer

Daniel was previously one of the first engineers at zyBooks. He likes to spend his free time playing ping pong and riding dirtbikes.

Eric Bakan

Eric Bakan

Software Engineer

Eric previously cofounded Nightingale, where he developed software for autism therapists. When he's not writing code he enjoys tinkering with robots, motorcycles, and other electromechanical doodads.

Ammon Bartram

Ammon Bartram

Chief Data Officer, Founder

Ammon was lead video developer at Justin.tv before co-founding Socialcam, which was acquired by Autodesk in 2012 for $60m. He eats persimmons and enjoys cryptography.

Harj Taggar

Harj Taggar

CEO, Founder

Harj was the first partner brought in at Y-Combinator since its founding. He also co-founded Auctomatic, acquired by Livecurrent Media. He is originally from London.

Stedman Blake Hood

Stedman Blake Hood

Sales and Business Development

Stedman previously cofounded PlateJoy, a personalized grocery delivery service for weight loss. He loves puzzles, cycling, climbing, and ergonomic swag.

Mike Robbins

Mike Robbins

Growth

Mike previously cofounded CircuitLab, a YC W13 startup, where he built simulation software for electrical engineers. He loves beaches, spicy foods, and manual transmissions.

Guillaume Luccisano

Guillaume Luccisano

CTO, Founder

Guillaume is a French software engineer. He previously co-founded Socialcam, a W12 YC startup. Acquired by Autodesk for $60M.

Chen Pang

Chen Pang

Software Engineer

Chen previously worked at Autodesk and then Socialcam after its acquisition. He grew up in China, spent 6 years in Singapore, and moved to San Francisco in 2013.

Michelle Lai

Michelle Lai

Talent Manager

Michelle worked at Pixar, Eventbrite, Hackbright and Galvanize before joining Triplebyte. She dives with sea lions and scoots around the Mission on a Vespa.

Bec Lai

Bec Lai

Product Designer

Bec is a product designer who has worked in the past with many early stage startups. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies and playing with corgis.