High-energy, driven individual, with exceptional skills in structure and performance. Proven well-rounded leader with a background in a variety of industries and technologies, with focus on data, machine learning and user experience.

If you'd like to know more or have any quesionts, please feel free to send me an email: blaga.lund [at] gmail.com.


Experience


VP of Engineering

Intent: New York, NY

October 2017 - present

Intent is the data science company for the world's leading online travel companies. By using machine learning to predict what each user wants, Intent delivers better experiences for users, maximum revenue and loyalty and the market's leading solution.




Executive Director of Engineering, Voyat

Intent: New York, NY

June 2016 - October 2017

Intent acquired Voyat Inc. in June 2016.




Director of Engineering

Voyat, Inc: New York, NY

August 2013 - June 2016

Voyat was a leading guest retention software platform for the hospitality industry. In a high-stake market, Voyat optimized the user experience to drive web conversions and brand loyalty.




Lead Organizer

Startup Weekend: New York, NY

April 2013 - March 2014

Startup Weekend is an educational movement for entrepreneurs, hosting events in 400 cities and 110 countries around the world. The New York chapter is one of the biggest and widely considered the most innovative, attracting talent and venture capital from all over the world.




Interim CTO

Karta: New York, NY

May 2013 - July 2013

Karta is a social utility that's focused on improving the way people share collections of places. Early stage startup part of the NEA Incubator Summer 2013.




Head of Engineering

Elm Analytics, LLC: Rochester, MI; New York, NY

July 2011 - April 2013

ELM Analytics is the leading provider of Automotive Industry supply chain data and intelligence.




Lead Engineer

Edict, Inc: Rochester, MI; New York, NY

June 2007 - July 2011

Software Engineer

Edict, Inc: Rochester, MI

July 2005 - May 2007

Edict is a software solutions company that specializes in innovative web development for companies such as Ford, General Dynamics, KPMG, Grant Thornton, Kaiser Permanente, JCB and others.




Education


B.S. COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Oakland University: Rochester, MI

2005 - 2008



Studied MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

University of Michigan: Ann Arbor, MI

2004 - 2005