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Kun Xi

A curious fullstack developer seeking technical challenges. Would like to lead the team to solve hard problems.


Engineer Manager

SurveyMonkey Inc.

Feb 2017 — Present

Led the SurveyMonkey Audience engineer team.
  • Doubled the headcount in 10 months, and grew the team in both Seattle and Portland offices.
  • Redefined the workflow to adapt the team dynamics.
  • Beat the financial projection with 70% Y-to-Y revenue growth.

Senior Fullstack Engineer

SurveyMonkey Inc.

Jul 2012 — Feb 2017

Led or actively participated in design and implement most components:
  • Integrated Solr to accelerate the matching algorithm.
  • Rewrote the front end with React and redux to streamline the UX.
  • Various 3rd party service integration, such as Cint.
  • Profiled and troubleshot performance issues.

Senior Software Engineer

Skytap Inc.

Mar 2011 — Jul 2012

Orchestrate and provision virtual resources for cloud computing.
  • Developed Windows daemon to relay RDP for next-generation remote access experience.
  • Benchmark and performance tuning for the presentation tier.

Software Develop Engineer

Microsoft Corporation

Oct 2007 — Mar 2011

Develop graphics components for Microsoft Office(desktop and web).
  • Hardened the graphic import by sandboxing legacy graphics filters.
  • Drove security hotfix issues related to the graphics.


George Washington University

PhD drop-off, Electric and Computer Engineering.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

M.S., Electric Engineering.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

B.S., Electric Engineering.


  • kunxi@kunxi.org
  • (425) 686-8586