Riley Shaw, 25, Optimization Lead, Khan Academy
At Khan Academy, Riley leads a team of hopeful tinkerers working to provide free world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Riley advocates OSS, privacy, and mentorship. He occasionally draws from his background in Electrical Engineering to make bad art with lasers, and is a proud alumnus of the Recurse Center and Queen’s University.
The Developer 30 Under 30 is a new program celebrating Canada’s rising talent in the tech community. The selection committee included top executives from companies such as Plastic Mobile, RBC, Sun Life, Pizza Pizza, Indigo, Rogers and Canada Goose.