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September 30, 2020
Summer 2020 Plinterns: A Look Back
Our summer internship program has come to a close and we feel fortunate to have worked with such an enjoyable group of Plinterns! Before our Plinterns headed back to school we caught up with a few to learn about their overall summer experiences. Meet Lujing Cen!MIT, Class of 2021 - Computer Science, Team: Engineering...

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August 07, 2020
Plaid People: Kate Adamson
Kate Adamson is a product lead on Plaid’s Financial Identity team (also known as FIT). Over the last 5 years, Kate has played an integral role in...

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July 14, 2020
Welcome, Summer 2020 PIinterns!
Summer has officially kicked off and we’re incredibly excited to welcome our newest class of Plaid interns—also known as Plinterns! In our first year organizing a remote internship, we remain committed to creating a meaningful and connective experience. Now that our Plintern onboarding has concluded, we’re catching up with a few team...

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May 15, 2020
Plaid People: Eric Sprauve
When Plaid engineering manager Eric Sprauve recognizes a need, he can’t help but look for a solution. It’s a trait that has served him since his...

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February 27, 2020
Plaid People: Erica Martinez
Erica Martinez didn’t always know what she wanted to do with her life, but she knew she wanted it to have an impact. That goal took her...

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January 30, 2020
Plaid People: Kalee Hasselbach
Kalee Hasselbach leads Plaid’s Workplace Experience team, which handles all internal events, real estate and design, and workplace operations across Plaid’s five international offices. She’s...

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December 23, 2019
Plaid People: Judd Blair
Photo by Kevin HuIn 2016, Judd Blair joined Plaid as a backend engineer. Today, he’s an engineering manager on Consumer Experience. In that time, he’s also...

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November 26, 2019
Plaid People: Jennifer Wu
While the majority of Plaid team members spend their work days at our offices in San Francisco, New York, Salt Lake City, London, and Amsterdam, software engineer Jennifer...

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November 01, 2019
Plaid People: Jack LaMar
In the two and a half years Jack LaMar has worked at Plaid, he climbed the ranks from new business associate to mid-market account executive. Along the way,...

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September 27, 2019
Plaid People: Erik Anstine
Software engineer Erik Anstine is fairly new to Plaid—and software engineering, in general. He joined Plaid in January 2019 when it acquired Quovo, his former employer. Before...

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September 25, 2019
Summer 2019 Engineering Interns: A Look Back
The Plintern team from front to back: Andrew Chen, Jennifer McCleary, Sarafina Smith, Lujing Cen, Owen Gillespie, and Jarrod Dunne. Not pictured: Eric FortneyWith the end of summer, it’s time to bid farewell to our wonderful Plaid interns, or Plinterns as they’re known throughout our offices. Before they left our San Francisco and...

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August 29, 2019
Plaid People: Emily Downs
When Emily Downs joined Plaid two years ago, Plaid’s human resources team was just getting off the ground. Recognizing opportunity in challenge, Emily seized the chance to...

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July 26, 2019
Plaid People: Charley Ma
As a growth manager, Charley Ma is responsible for helping clients successfully launch, grow, and scale with Plaid. As one of Plaid’s earliest employees, he has also...

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June 24, 2019
Welcome, Summer 2019 Plinterns!
The Plintern team from left to right: Lujing Cen, Sarafina Smith, Jennifer McCleary, Andrew Chen, Owen Gillespie, Jarrod Dunne, Eric Fortney (not pictured) Summer is officially here, and our newest (and largest!) class of Plinterns are settled in our San Francisco and Salt Lake City offices! Now that they’re officially on-board, with their Plaid...

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Engineering

June 14, 2019
Plaid People: Taylor Wilson
These days, Taylor Wilson is living out his dream job as a software engineer on the Integrations team at Plaid, but not before he pursued two other disparate...

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