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Jason Sundram '00

Major: Mathematics
Company: Facebook
Title: Software Engineer
Field of Work: Information Technology

What do you do?

I look at data, find appropriate algorithms, develop visualizations, and create products with real business value out of all of the above.

How did you become interested in your field?

I started having a variety of experiences with data that I wanted to turn into something else.

What skills are vital for success in your field?

Software engineering, algorithms, data visualization, product sense.

What experiences, internships, study, or previous jobs helped you get to your current position?

Probably all of them.

What advice do you have for current students interested in your field?

Make your own projects and write about them.