Nathan Ray


Nathan brings 20 years of experience in software engineering, with a strong focus toward efficient and reliable signal extraction from large, noisy datasets, including computer vision, web analytics, tracking objects through multi-source data fusion, and natural language search.

As Vice President of Technology at Textaurant, Nathan was the lead developer and manager of a small team of engineers producing a web-based seating management toolkit; in <5 years from development-to-sales the company was acquired. Most recently, Nathan was brought on to TripAdvisor to improve the reliability and efficiency of their search tools, reducing run times by a factor of ten thousand, and memory requirements  by a factor of ten, while improving search accuracy.