Jesse McKenna

Software Engineer

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Experience

Google

Software Engineer

2019-Present

Making Chrome faster and more stable on Windows.

Google

Software Developer Intern

2018 Fall

Enabled more accurate prioritization of tasks in Task Scheduler, which coordinates most asynchronous work done by Chrome, to improve Chrome’s overall efficiency and responsiveness (C++ project).

EDP Renewables North America

Project Developer

2015-2017

Coordinated wind project development from start to finish, communicated project plan to stakeholders, and represented project in the field. Developed and maintained a database to store project data, improving team collaboration, data consistency, and ease of querying.

Element Markets

Data Analyst: Carbon & Emissions

2013-2015

Analyzed environmental credit markets to inform brokerage desk and maintain data. Developed a model to recommend the optimal distribution of available biogas supply, given multiple possible suppliers, users, and contract structures.

Huco Consulting

Intern

2012-2013

Distilled environmental permits into succinct compliance requirements for oil-and-gas clients.

Education

Oregon State University

2017-2019

B.S. in Computer Science

GPA: 4.0

OSU Hackathon Club, Director of Operations, 2018

Rice University

2012-2014

M.S. in Environmental Analysis and Decision Making

Arizona State University

2007-2011

B.S. in Sustainability

B.A. in Chinese

Minor in Japanese