About us / Who we are
Dilan Edirisinghe completed his Bachelor’s of Science at Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Science, where he also completed a senior thesis on adding intelligent systems to the Aibo Robot Dog. He’s since worked at Microsoft (specifically Windows on systems such as the Desktop Window Manager, XBox Integration, and DirectWrite, specifically the font systems and font cache). Afterwards, he worked at Facebook on projects that include being one of the founding developers and tech leads of Facebook Marketplace, and a tech lead on different parts of User & Group Subscriptions. Dilan has extensive experience in launching and scaling products, as well as a strong interest in type theory and well formed, functional (as opposed to OOP) code. Dilan loves to backpack annually with his college roommates, and has an avid interest in Philosophy. He grew up in Tennessee with his twin brother, Gayan, and currently resides in NYC with his 4 year old son, Ziggy.