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Raffi Krikorian

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Vice President, Engineering - Pla...

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Local Address: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Twitter
795 Folsom Street, Suite 600
San Fransisco, California 94107
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Company Description: Founded in 2006, Twitter is a real-time information service on which people around the world can post ideas, comments and news, plus photos and videos, in 140...   more
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  • Bachelor's degree
    MIT
  • Master's degrees
    MIT
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Tumo Center for Creative Technologies - Managing Director
www.tumo.org, 26 Oct 2014 [cached]
Raffi Krikorian
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Raffi Krikorian Raffi Krikorian is the Vice President of Engineering at Twitter, in charge of the company's core infrastructure and the software that powers the Twitter ecosystem. Previously, Raffi was a co-founder of WattzOn.com, named best idea of the year by Business Week. He's the author of "TiVo Hacks", published by O'Reilly, and has taught at NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program.
July | 2013 | Architecting Beyond Twenty Twenty
www.digitalcld.com, 1 July 2013 [cached]
Raffi Krikorian, Senior Director of the Applications Services Group at Twitter, explains the architecture used by Twitter to deal with thousands of events per second.
June | 2011 | JOOB Blog
www.joobworld.com, 1 June 2011 [cached]
Raffi Krikorian, infrastructure engineer at Twitter, called out the limitations of HTML5, saying it's "really nice to look at," but can't do things such as send notifications to users.
AFTRS LAMP » Oct 05 Mentors
lamp.edu.au, 10 April 2008 [cached]
Raffi Krikorian - Technical Mentor
Raffi KrikorianRaffi Krikorian has been involved in the enhanced television space, specifically in the real-life implementation, deployal, and hacking of these projects while also remaining a strong consumer advocate for a better media experience.During his tenure as a graduate student at the MIT Media Lab he authored "TiVo Hacks" for O'Reilly and Associates, the first book on taking apart and extending the Linux based PVR.
Raffi's background work includes building large distributed computational engines, studying human sound perception in micro-gravity, and designing and studying large networks of small and embedded devices.While at MIT, he taught "How To Make (Almost) Anything" - a class in rapid prototyping, one week on a fabrication or computation mechanism.
He is currently the founding partner at Synthesis Studios, a technological design and consulting firm with extreme breadth with projects ranging from television to web crawling and aggregation, from embedded solutions to mobile media.
WattzOn | Company | Leadership Team
www.wattzon.com, 10 April 2014 [cached]
Raffi Krikorian, Co-Founder & Advisor
At Twitter, Raffi (@raffi) is the lead of the platform's APIs, including the geospatial APIs that add a "where" to the "when" aspect of the Twitter ecosystem. Raffi founded WattzOn to help people understand their personal energy consumption in light of global energy production. Raffi received a Bachelor's degree and two Master's degrees from MIT, where he also worked at the famed MIT Media Lab.
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