what's good! 👋 i'm dereck
I'm a software engineer from the Bay Area 🌉
I studied computer engineering at Cal Poly SLO and fell in love with web development after taking a software engineering tech elect class. Although building robots are fun 🤖 I've always been passionate about crafting enjoyable user experiences.
After I graduated, I started my journey at PayPal and became fascinated with the payments space and enabling commerce all over the globe. Since my wife is in the healthcare space, I wanted to join her in trying to help better the lives of others. Now I'm at Alto Pharmacy on the Providers team and it's been a blast 🚀
I love my wife 💁 and my dog 🐶
I love a delicious beer 🍺 or a whiskey neat 🥃
I love golf ⛳ and music 🥁 (I can play the drums)