Blake Embrey



Excited to improve the world through the creation and integration of knowledge as data. Interested in knowledge management, open APIs and quantified self. Helping today by maintaining open-source projects and mentoring.

Back-End Development

  • Uses: node.js, Python
  • Loves: GraphQL, RPC, REST, APIs, real-time
  • Stores: PostgreSQL, SQLite, Redis, LevelDB
  • Also: Spark, Parquet, S3, Elasticsearch

Front-End Development

  • Expertise: JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Loves: React.js, GraphQL, Webpack
  • Cares: Cross-platform, cross-browser

Open Source Contributor

Writing and Speaking

Noteworthy Projects


Senior Software Engineer San Francisco
Nov 2017 - Present

Working with Data Infra team to ingest real-estate market data, transform data into standard format and deliver updates in a timely manner.

Freelance Software Engineer

Gigster Remote
Jun 2017 - Sep 2017

Full-stack development consulting.

Senior Back-End Engineer

Fact0ry San Francisco
Apr 2016 - Feb 2017

Building a project management system with chat and integrated business metrics.

Senior JavaScript Engineer

MuleSoft San Francisco
Feb 2014 - Apr 2016

Working on Anypoint platform and developing open-source RAML tools to supplement the specification(s) for RESTful API documentation.

Software Engineer

Formidable Labs Remote
May 2013 - Jan 2014

Next-generation JavaScript web applications, creating and maintaining client-side widgets and libraries, and working on corporate open source software projects. Worked with Walmart Labs to improve open source libraries and built the API Notebook for MuleSoft.