Mat Strand is a software engineer specializing in bioinformatics, currently working at 23andMe, a personal genomics company in Silicon Valley. With majors in math and computer science, he graduated from Chapman University with top honors. His bioinformatics background includes a National Science Foundation grant where he trained at the National Center for Biotechnology Information. Having lived in Hong Kong for less than a year, he is still learning Cantonese, but he is fluent in Python, JavaScript, C++, SQL, LaTeX, Ruby, among others.

Shout out to my boyz. You know who you are. Mike. Cordell. Joe. Ashwin. Jed. Lemmy.