Matt Leon


Vanderbilt University

BS Computer Science

Nashville, TN | Aug 2017 - May 2020

Major GPA: 3.67

Work Experience


Software Engineering Intern

Montréal, QC, Canada | May 2019 - Aug 2019
  • Worked on the Chrome Metrics team on tools for analysis of metrics, telemetry, and usage data for the Chrome Browser.
  • Utilized JavaScript, Python, C++, and SQL handle frontend, backend, and data pipeline development.

Fulcrum GT

Software Engineering Intern

Chicago, IL | May 2018 - Dec. 2018
  • Ideated and created Jolt (, a web/iOS native app for collaboration in classrooms
  • Worked as DevOps engineer for 5 intern teams implementing continuous integration/continuous kubernetes deployment
  • Senior backend engineer (Go) for Jolt; made all technical decisions and implemented them.



TypeScript, React, Express, Webpack
Open-source hackathon registration and management system designed for ease of adoption


Go, FFMPEG, Zeroconf
Lightweight, cross-platform app to stream audio over a network with zero configuration


Python, JavaScript, TensorFlow
HackIllinois submission using machine-learning to predict flights cancelled due to weather

Pitch Pipe for Alexa

Won Best Freshman Hack as a solo project at UB Hacking 2017

Open Source Contributions
Proponent of open source software. Contributions include Microsoft/vscode, leonm1/slim-fetch, and jakeday/linux-surface

Leadership Experience



Vanderbilt University | Jan. 2019 - Present
  • Lead organizer behind VandyHacks VI, 650+ person hackathon in Fall 2019
  • Lead and coordinate team of 35 board members organizing monthly events focusing on edifying and inspiring fellow students
  • Past contributions include VandyHacks V dev member producing all hacker-facing web assets



Vanderbilt University | Aug. 2018 - Present
  • Started (and currently serve as Vice President of) the Free and Open Source Society (FOSS) at Vanderbilt University
  • Teach students how to contribute to open source
  • Provide GNU/Linux office hours for community



(In order of proficiency)
  1. JavaScript
  2. TypeScript
  3. Go
  5. C++
  6. C
  7. SQL
  8. Python


  1. Linux
  2. Git
  3. React (Hooks)
  4. Polymer
  5. Kubernetes
  6. Docker
  7. Lit-Element
  8. Bazel

Base Classes

  1. Data Structures
  2. Algorithms
  3. Operating Systems
  4. Software Design Patterns

Depth Classes

  1. Web-based Systems Architecture
  2. Network Security
  3. Cloud Computing