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Kepler Sticka-Jones
Kepler Sticka-JonesSalt Lake City, UT, USA
Email: kepler@stickajones.orgPGP: BD03 EB59 2620 3455 CF0A 838E F711 C2D5 38D9 CF6CGitHub: keplersjTwitter: @realKeplerSJLinkedIn: keplersjKeybase: keplersjInstagram: keplersj_

Biography

I am a computer programmer and college student based out of Salt Lake City, with experience in entrepreneurship, student leadership, and open source software development.

Experience

Director of Company Launch

Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute - Present

Company Launch Associate

Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute -
  • Developed a close, mentoring relationship with student entrepreneurs
  • Worked to create a diverse and active cohort of companies at various stages
  • Helped student entrepreneurs overcome obstacles and accomplish milestones

Computer Operator

Marriott Library - Present
  • Fulfilled Patron Requests within Precise Specifications
  • Worked within Small Team to Fulfill Requests in a Timely Manner
  • Digitized Sensitive Documents using situation specific hardware and software

Associate Director of Student Resources

Associated Students of the University of Utah -
  • Created and maintained dataset of businesses offering discounts for students
  • Met with students confidentially in order to discuss sensitive and personal issues
  • Connected students with various issue-relevant on-campus resource when needed

Founder & Chief Technology Officer

Blerp -
  • Cofounded the company, making use of resources available to student entrepreneurs at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute
  • Oversaw and lead the development of Blerp’s software products (including iOS, Android, and Progressive Web Apps)
  • Contributed technical advancements to open source projects where applicable and helpful to the community

Education

University of Utah

Political Science BS - Present

Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, Lassonde 400 L1, HackTheU, Association for Computing Machinery, Associated Students of the University of Utah

Judge Memorial Catholic High School

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Debate, Programming, FIRST Robotics Competition, SkillsUSA 3D Animation Competition, Quidditch, Peer Ministry, National Junior Classical League

Skills

Team Management, Team Leadership, Mentorship, Computer Programming (Full-stack JavaScript, HTML5, iOS, Android)