Carl Tashian

I build services for the sharing economy and live in SF.

I am co-founder and VP of engineering at yerdle.

I co-founded OurGoods and I developed and designed much of Zipcar's technology.

Timeline

Now
Co-founder, yerdle — share things with your friends instead of shopping
2011-2012
Co-founded a failed startup — read my startup story
2009–today
Co-founded OurGoods — a barter network for the creative community
2006–today
Principal, Aloka Studio. Clients include American Museum of Natural History, Chefs Collaborative, Taza Chocolate, ITP@NYU.
2009–11
Director of Technology at Participatory
Politics Foundation
2001–06
Senior Engineer at Zipcar; responsible for much of the system architecture, experience design, and end-to-end development
2000
Graduated Case, BSE Computer Engineering
1998–2000
Built an online community at Case
1997
Played with networks at Hewlett-Packard
1995–99
Wrote How Do They Do That With HTML?, a web guide that taught HTML to millions
1995
Started this website; blogged from 2003–09
1993-95
Lead coder at HexOnyx, a popular early online multi-player game. Molded the player experience and created a virtual economy and in-game real estate market.