Jake Bolewski has a B.S. in Bioengineering from Cornell University. He worked in the field of single molecule and super resolution microscopy for 6 years at Cornell, the Jackson Laboratory, and at McMaster University. A self taught programmer, he became interested in programming languages and PL theory after frustrations writing custom analysis and microscope control software. This interest led him to the Julia project where he worked as a research engineer at MIT after leaving grad school in chemical biology. Prior to joining TileDB, Inc. Jake worked as a computer and instrumentation specialist on the US Antarctic research vessel, the Laurence M. Gould.