Born in Needham, MA.
Went to Needham High School.
Found climbing at age 12.
Went to Carnegie Mellon University in 2005.
Graduated CMU in May 2009 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and again in December 2009 with a MS in Robotics from CMU.
Worked at Philips Respironics, doing software for the Advanced Research division.
Currently doing iOS development at AliveCor.