Ruby::AZ Meetup - Two talks by ThredUp Guests

This is a past event

34 people went

Every 3rd Tuesday of the month

Location image of event venue


Parking: Parking garage is on 2nd Ave. Just south of Monroe. Enter the garage and park using valet. Freshly will validate your parking.

Two talks:

Evolution of architecture at world largest online consignment store[masked] by Syed Usamah

Online consignment store warehouse industrial automation with recent distribution center opened in Phoenix by Vivek Daver and Michael Santhanam

Bios of speakers:

Syed Usamah is the Director of Engineer - Data Products at thredUP. After receiving his Bachelor's degree from Depauw University, IN, Syed started his career in the Operations Engineering team at thredUP, building out systems that have since allowed millions of garments to be processed through the 4 US Distribution Center facilities. More recently, Syed has been overseeing design, implementation, and iteration on core thredUP domains that lie at the intersection of engineering, machine learning, and data science. Outside of work, Syed enjoys playing squash, exploring new places, and discovering obscure music genres.

Vivek has 2 decades of experience creating distribution centers unique automation solutions. 14 years at Netflix prior championing world-class unique automation in the fashion & apparel industry at ThredUp.

Michael, VP Engineering, is a qualified IT professional with 15+ years experience with all phases of the software development life cycle including Requirement analysis, Design, Development, Testing, Deployment and post-production support. Over 10 years experience managing engineering teams to handle mid to large size projects to cover Business process reengineering, customizing packaged solutions, enterprise application integration.

Sponsored by

• GoDaddy (

• Velocity Labs (