About Me

I’m a software engineer at a big company in Silicon Valley. I get paid 140K salary, 55K RSUs (company stock), and a 14K target bonus =~209K total annual compensation. You can find more details in my page about The Numbers.

My blog is mostly a peek into my finances and monthly updates about what’s going on. I track my net worth on Networthshare and used to write entries in the Notes section; I now post those monthly entries here.

Things I have been paid for:

First job: Corn Breeding Research Assistant, My most interesting job was to pollinate corn in a research cornfield for minimum wage one summer in high school.

Part time jobs: Student Researcher, Grader, TA, Graduate Student Mentor

Summer jobs: Intern in an energy company, REU summer program, Intern at an internet company

Full time employee jobs: Software Engineer