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Michael Ma (@boxtown)

Interests: distributed systems, high scalability, learning new programming languages, the Chicago Bulls

Brief Resume

  • ROOT Insurance

    Software Engineer Aug '18 - Present

  • ORIS Intelligence

    Software Engineer September '16 - Aug '18

  • Battelle Memorial Inc.

    Researcher January '16 - September '16

    Research Associate December '14 - January '16

  • TEKsystems

    Consultant June '14 - December '14

  • Denison University

    B.Sc. Computer Science

    Minor Mathematics

    2010 - 2014

Skills: Go, Rust, Ruby/Rails, Python, NodeJS/ES6/TypeScript, React/React-Native, Clojure, Kotlin, C#, Java, HTML5, CSS/SCSS, AWS, Azure, Redis, Ansible, SQL, RabbitMQ

Notable Projects


A work-in-progress port of Math.Net Numerics statistics functionality to Rust


Implementation of Facebook's Gorilla time series compression algorithm in Rust. See this paper.

This website 😁. A responsive static site as an experiment/example of a es6/babel/webpack workflow that is hosted using Amazon S3, CloudFront, and Route 53 by Michael Ma