Alejandro Miguel Buitimea is a Software Engineering Intern at Panafold and a 4th year Computer Engineering student from the University of California San Diego (UCSD). He is from the San Fernando Valley and has a passion for technology. His interests include building new technologies with web and mobile development. He also enjoys playing soccer, ordering from Amazon, and being inside the virtual reality environment.
Wut Yee Htwe is a designer, inventor, and story teller. She has experience in building and making prototypes using varied techniques and materials ranging from casting concrete to welding steel. She believes that as a designer, it is essential to communicate not only through sketches but also in three dimensions with real materials—letting the object come to life. Between two and three dimensional renderings, Wut conveys vivid stories.
Wut has a Bachelor degree in Architecture and a background in both eastern and western culture. Beyond her design-build experience, she has worked in marketing and administration. Outside of her professional life, she enjoys traveling and exploring. She is always looking for ways to invent thought products designed the end user in mind. With a keen interest in design and technology, she believes a new world can be created.
Jorge Landaverde is a Full Stack Developer for Panafold. He is a whirlwind of questions and extremely curious. You will often find him reading API/SDK documentation before starting a new project, doing so empowers him become the flex-pick of any team he joins. He loves exploring the world through the art of programming and is fascinated by problems around realtime communication/collaboration.
He studied Aerospace Engineering until he took a programming class and changed to Computer Engineering without hesitation. He earned his Bachelors in Science in Computer Engineering from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). His other passion is dancing. He practices Salsa, Bachata, Merengue and Kizomba. He recharges his introvert batteries with computer programming, and has cared for cat, dog, turtle and even chicken pets.
Sarah Suzuki is Panafold's Customer Connector, and an actor based in Brooklyn, NY. She is originally from Littleton, CO and attended Barnard College, where she received a BA in Theater with a concentration in Acting. She enjoys theater that plays with your sense of what is possible and what is real. She believes acting is an exercise in empathy and that playing characters leagues removed from your reality requires the ability to identify with and understand others. In addition to her Panafold and acting work, Sarah is an arts administrator for dance companies.