Yasser Toruno

Software Engineer


Technical leader with years of experience in software engineering, architecture and launching new software to market.


Bazaar Technologies - Jan 2016 - Present
Co-Founder / CTO - accessbazaar.com - Python, Django, Postgres, Ios, Android, angular.js, react-native, Golang

I lead product development at a startup that simplifies the entire wholesale distribution process. We are a three-sided B2B marketplace that leverages technology in a way that has never been done before. We've built a platform to be a one stop shop that allows retailers to see multiple wholesalers, compare prices, product, and inventory to help retailers make the best purchase decisions for their businesses. I lead projects used to provide:

  • Analytics to monitor your business
  • Directly engage with wholesalers
  • Browse product listings and make purchases
  • Same day door to door delivery
Sevenrooms - Jan 2015 - Mar 2016
Senior Software Engineer - Python, Node.js, React.js, Django, webapp2, App Engine, Google HRD
  • Established development workflow - practices such as code reviews, continuous integration and testing.
  • Lead developer on tooling and build systems - allowing other developers to deploy code, run tests, etc.
  • Lead developer on API architecture - authentication, security, middleware, etc.
  • Lead developer on refactoring frontends into single page apps.
  • Lead developer on several consumer facing products servicing the hospitality industry.
Nomi - 2013 - 2015
Software Engineer - Python, Tornado, MongoDB, knockout.js, durandal.js, angular.js
  • Founding member of the engineering team.
  • Lead developer for marketing attribution products.
  • Team Lead for front end development team, and front end application architecture.
  • Responsible for server configuration and deployment management.
  • Wrote several Apis for retail metrics for various products.
  • Managed offshore development teams
Zignage - 2011 - 2013
Software Engineer - Python, C, Django, Embedded Systems
  • Designed embedded system(Kiosk) for use in Universities.
  • Lead developer on video capture system for university classrooms.
  • Developed a web application for university course management and video consumption.
NYC DOE - 2010 - 2011
  • On site Coordinator for NYC school initiative - Mouse Squad - helping children get exposed to technology.
  • Taught and created curriculum for students to learn HTML and basic javascript.
  • Held workshops for teachers and parents, educating them about computers and their role in education.
Research Foundation CUNY - 2008 - 2011
Research Assistant - C, Java
  • Wrote several pieces of software to compute results for research purposes.
  • Wrote software to visualize operations on binary tree pairs.
  • Talked at conferences and co-authored publications - Average reductions between random tree pairs

CUNY - City College of New York - 2005 - 2010
  • Computer Engineering, BE