My name is Eric Ghildyal. I am an innovative, curious founder and technical leader focused on building products that spark joy with users
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@Eric_Ghildyal, GitHub, Resume (PDF)


I'm the Executive Director of Engineering at Elligo Health Research where i'm responsible for engineering teams, all technical design, key architecture decisions, and expanding data flows across all 3 of Elligo’s products: Root Health, IntElligo Direct Source, and IntElligo Study Marketplace

In the past,

Co-founder and CTO of a startup called Root Health, which automates clinical trial enrollment by providing an AI research coordinator for study teams to get patients from Interested to Enrolled faster. (Acquired by Elligo Health Research in May 2021)
(Entrepreneurship - Leadership - Product/Project Management - Customer Success - System Architecture - JS/React - Python/Flask - Kubernetes - ML/TensorFlow - AWS & GCP)

Interactive Fiction Game with a lot of inside jokes about being a Pitt student: EasyCommunity

Internships (2017, 2018) at UPMC Enterprises.
In 2017: The main project I worked on was a de-identification framework for use in an internal search engine-like project. I also worked on a few side projects in custom DICOM de-identification and RabitMQ/webhooks (Java Springboot - Python - Ruby - NodeJS - RabbitMQ)
In 2018: I worked alongside the UPMC RX EXPRESS team improving medication delivery and adherence via an sms-based chatbot. (React - Node.js - CI/CD - Docker/Kubernetes)

A (now complete) research project called Padblock to build a Blockchain-based solution to track physical goods for the University of New South Wales.

Faceplate, a research project at UNSW ADFA under Professor Elizabeth Chang to turn a highly manual workflow into a robust webapp (C# - HTML - CSS - JS/JQuery)

Talk about architecting systems for rigid compliance at an ACM Pittsburgh meetup.

Talk about Blockchain and Bitcoin for the University of Pittsburgh Computer Science Club

A fun side project called Whereisit5oclock.world in order to teach a friend the basics of web development.

A hackathon project called Aloe : a platform that encourages users to be fiscally responsible while rounding up their purchases and donating that money to charity at the end of each month.
It won BNY Mellon's prize for "Best Fintech hack"

Internship making custom front-ends and back-ends for bespoke websites for Studioality (HTML, CSS, Javascript/JQuery, PHP)