“Karan Goel is a University of Washington computer science student who designs, builds, and ships software with the goal of making the world a better place. He’s an undergrad who has interned on Google’s Street View team and at Lenskart, developing analytics dashboards for business intelligence.
“But he’s also making his mark on campus — starting the university’s first developer club, UW Hackers, with the goal of exposing students to modern technology that is otherwise left out of the classroom. He also co-founded and led the first and biggest student hackathon in the Pacific Northwest, DubHacks.”
Previous UW CSE “Geeks of the Week”: Carlos Guestrin, Julie Kientz, Melissa Winstanley, Oren Etzioni (also 2012’s “Geek of the Year”), Lauren Bricker, Yaw Anokwa, Wendy Chisholm, and Marty Stepp. We got geek!
Read more about Karan here.