Aakash Adesara

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


Currently

Software Engineering at Nextdoor on the Growth Virality team!

#engineering

Reading a buncha fun books. Would love some recs!

My Library

#lifestuff


Previously

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

#engineering

Kleiner Perkins Engineering Fellow '19 at Nextdoor

#venture

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

#project

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).

#hackathons

Course Instructor for CS 198: How to Build the Future

#education

Android Engineering Intern at Yelp on the Reservations Team.

I built out Yelp Waitlists on Android.

#engineering

Lightspeed Summer Fellow '17 (Memory Labs)

#venture

Founder in Free Ventures Sp'17 Cohort

#venture


For Fun

Hobbyist road cyclist! Follow my rides on Strava.

#fitness

I've recently started dabbling in digital art!

#art

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

#art