• About

    My Story

    I am a software engineer and entrepreneur living in San Francisco, CA. Currently, I am a Visiting Partner at Y Combinator. In the recent past I was Co-CEO of Droplet Health (now Kit.com), CTO MedXT, Engineer at Box, PM at Facebook. I have many interests including but not limited to: software engineering, the future of healthcare, virtual currencies and payments, software as a service, productivity, traveling and global living.

    Where I'm from

    I am from Palo Alto, CA. My mother is from the Philippines and my father is from India. I am a dual-citizen US/Philippines.

  • Right Now

  • Experience

    Visiting Partner

    Helping with the W2021 YC batch. Read about the program, me, and my colleagues here.

    Co-CEO

    We develop at home diagnostics for industry and healthcare applications. Acquired by Kit.com.

    Software Engineer
    Box acquired my company MedXT in 2014, and now I'm on the engineering team working on medical data.  Try viewing your X-rays on Box!
    Co-Founder and CTO
    MedXT is a medical imaging platform designed for telemedicine.  If you wanted to add telemedicine services to your practice made software to help you do it. We served hospitals, imaging centers and clinics worldwide.  
     
    We were based in San Francisco and participated in YCombinator (W13).
    Product Manager, Platform, Payments and Android
    At Facebook I worked on the Developer Platform, including the payments system and Facebook Credits.  We built the global payments network with 80+ payment methods for developers, gifts, advertisers and more.
     
    I am a payments and virtual currency enthusiast.
    B.S. and M.Engg Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    I did my undergrad and masters at MIT, including thesis work at the Media Lab (Human Dynamics)
  • ADVISORy

    I'm interested in improving CS education

    University of Nebraska Lincoln Raikes School

    Board Member

    Helping some of the top students in the state of Nebraska have great careers in tech. Read about The Raikes School and the board.

  • BELIEFS

    Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live. - Mark Twain

  • Writing & Articles

    YC 2021 Partners Announcement

    This blog post talks about the Visiting Partners for W2021. Working with Ralph, Surbhi, Tracy, Brad and Uri is an experience like no other.

    Female Founder Stories

    Read my company's story on Y Combinator Female Founder Stories website.

    Unemployment Insurance in the US struggled in the wake of the pandemic, this interview discusses some of the technical problems.

    Bitcoin FAQ

    My responses to the top questions I have been asked on Bitcoin.  Based on my experiences with payments and payment systems and with Bitcoin itself.

    Obstacles to the Cloud in Healthcare

    Why do you have to enter your information again and again every time you go to the doctor?  There are serious obstacles to cloud in healthcare.  Based on my learnings in building MedXT.

    Box's Big Data Triple Threat

    Interview with me and my colleagues Heidi Williams and Divya Jain in Fortune.

    This was the article that covered some of the AI and Machine Learning stuff I was doing at Box!

  • Get in touch

    reshma_k @ alum.mit.edu
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