Aakash Adesara

Hello! 🌊 I'm Aakash, a builder and hacker based in the Bay Area.


Software Engineering at Nextdoor on the Growth Virality team!


Reading a buncha fun books. Would love some recs!

My Library



Software Engineering (ML) Intern at Lyft on the Adaptive Pricing Team


Kleiner Perkins Engineering Fellow '19 at Nextdoor


Engineering Founder at Boxlet Storage (peer-to-peer storage network)


Executive Director for Cal Hacks 5.0 - UC Berkeley's collegiate hackathon.

Started and spearheaded two initiatives, Cal Hacks Fellowship and Cubstart (entrepreneurial and diversity programs).


Course Instructor for CS 198: How to Build the Future


Android Engineering Intern at Yelp on the Reservations Team.

I built out Yelp Waitlists on Android.


Lightspeed Summer Fellow '17 (Memory Labs)


Founder in Free Ventures Sp'17 Cohort


For Fun

Hobbyist road cyclist! Follow my rides on Strava.


I've recently started dabbling in digital art!


I love taking photos! You can see some of my pictures on VSCO.


Aakash Adesara