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Jon Elsas

Jon Elsas

Googler

Pittsburgh, PA

Working at Google, CS PhD from Carnegie Mellon, MSIS from UNC Chapel Hill, interested in search and social media.
Work History
  • November 2011 - Present

    Software Engineer

    Google

  • September 2005 - September 2011

    Research Assistant

    Carnegie Mellon University

    Pursuing a PhD in Computer Science, with a focus on information retrieval in social media.
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  • September 2009 - January 2010

    Engineering Intern

    Google

    Working with Natalie Glance on Google's Shopping search engine: http://www.google.com/products/
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  • July 2008 - September 2008

    Research Intern

    Microsoft

    With Susan Dumais, investigated leveraging characteristic of dynamic content in web search.
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  • 2002 - 2003

    Senior Consultant

    Covansys

  • 2000 - 2002

    Software Developer

    Lucent Technologies

  • 1999 - 2000

    Automation Analyst

    Acadia Insurance

Education
  • PhD in Computer Science

    Carnegie Mellon University

    2005 - 2011
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    2003 - 2005
  • Carleton College

    1994 - 1998