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Felipe Vargas

Platform Engineering Architect

As a full-stack engineer, Felipe is known for rapidly developing innovative prototypes and minimal viable products (MVPs). He has a proven track record of turning ideas into functioning solutions with skill and efficiency.

Applying his skills to real-world problems, Felipe has led the development of innovative solutions. One of the most exciting projects that he has worked on is an AI text messaging service for city information. Residents could text questions and get AI generated replies that were based on publicly provided city data. Another exciting project that Felipe worked on was Overflow, a mobile app that re-imagined drink ordering at busy bars. The app allows patrons to order drinks ahead of time from their phones and pick up directly from the bar, skipping the busy bar lines.

Passionate about education, Felipe thrives on learning and mentoring others. He is always looking for opportunities to learn and grow, as well as being able to pass on his knowledge to those interested. He enjoys empowering teams by sharing his knowledge and real-world experiences.

When it comes to AI, Felipe stays up to date on advancements. He emphasizes the need for ethical development and believes AI should augment human capabilities. Felipe is excited by the potential but knows it requires guidance. In his free time, Felipe enjoys biking, learning new topics, and spending quality time with his family.

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