Taran Reese | PPE

From: Los Angeles, currently live in Pittsburgh, PA

Pomona Days: Class of 1994 | PPE

Current Employment: Senior Software Engineer @ Uber Advanced Technologies Group (Autonomous Vehicles Team)

Past Employment & Graduate School:

  • Creative Development Architect @ AKQA
  • Senior Creative Developer - iOS @ AKQA
  • Filmmaker & App Developer @ Landfall Media
  • Creative Content Developer for iOS & Video @ Clear Media
  • Media Developer/Producer: iPhone & iPad Apps & Video @ Cyberia
  • Video Editor @ Associated Television International
  • MFA, Cinema-Television Production @ USC
  • Web Producer @ eGroups, Inc. (originally ONElist Corp.)
  • Product Manager @ Connectix Corporation
  • Technical Support Lead @ Connectix Corporation


Since I graduated from Pomona, I've been a software Product Manager, cinematographer, and now I work as a Senior Software Engineer on Uber's autonomous vehicles team. Happy to discuss career paths in software and media.