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Kun Xi

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


Staff Software Engineer

Airbnb Inc.

Mar 2020 — present

Led the initiatives to work with insurance providers in the community support product team.

Software Engineer

Stripe Inc.

Sep 2018 — Feb 2020

Founding engineer of Global LatAm team with focus on Latin American-specific payment experiences. Bootstrapped the team from 1 to 8 in 6 months. Led the engineering for onboarding compliance and tax-related regulations.

Engineer Manager

SurveyMonkey Inc.

Feb 2017 — Aug 2018

Led the SurveyMonkey Audience engineer team with 70% Y-to-Y revenue growth. Grew the team from 5 to 10 in 10 months, spanning in Seattle and Portland offices.

Senior Fullstack Engineer

SurveyMonkey Inc.

Jul 2012 — Feb 2017

Technical Leader and major contributor for SurveyMonkey Audience product: Solr integration for fast match; UX redesign with React; Internal tooling for experiments. I was also the go-to person for operation and performance issues.

Senior Software Engineer

Skytap Inc.

Mar 2011 — Jul 2012

Orchestrated and provisioned virtual resources for cloud computing.

Software Develop Engineer

Microsoft Corporation

Oct 2007 — Mar 2011

Developed graphics components for Microsoft Office(desktop and web). Point of contact for security hotfix issues for the graphics team.


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.


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