Chief Executive Officer
Neill started as an SAT and GRE tutor in Hong Kong in 1992. Since then he has run
tutoring companies in top markets across the US, trained hundreds of teachers,
written test prep books, software, courses, and tests, and consulted for other
educational brands. He still tutors GRE students in NYC. Neill also has a Masters
of Architecture. He has designed numerous restaurants, ice lounges, and consumer
products. When he is not designing or working in tutoring, he is cooking or
hanging out with his three kids.
Head of Marketing and Growth
Yiwen grew up in Malaysia, and lived or worked in Singapore, Argentina, Hong Kong,
China, Spain and Colombia. She sees her role as the perfect combination of skills
from her Swarthmore liberal arts degree, Wharton MBA, prior work at Google and
the United Nations, and love for education and technology. She enjoys building
relationships with friends and fans of Noodle Pros, and finding new and creative
ways to showcase the stellar credentials of the tutors. Outside of work,
she's often learning a new language, traveling, or predictably drinking an
Head of Web Product
Adam is a Product Designer driven by an obsessive desire to create online
experiences that are both elegant and intuitive. Hailing from New York with a
degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Adam combines
his interests in human behavior with his passions in art and coding to visualize
and develop thoughtful web products for Noodle Pros. When not working/being the
team's resident loudmouth, you can find him in Chelsea overdosing on coffee,
being sad about imminent failures of the New York Knicks or New York Mets, or
hanging out with his cuddly (but bad-breathed) golden retriever, Ralph.
Tyler comes from the warm and sunny coast of Southern California and is obsessed
with building cool things. With a degree in Applied Mathematics from UC Berkeley,
Tyler joins the Noodle Pros team as a software engineer to continue driving
innovation. When not writing code and fixing bugs, Tyler can be found doing all
things cycling related, watching 80's movies and panicking over his various
fantasy sports lineups.
Director of Operations
Molly is a Pennsylvania native and a lover of all things writing and language
related. After gaining an M.A. in Composition, Language and Rhetoric and
tutoring throughout undergraduate and graduate school in University Writing
Centers, she transitioned to work in test prep. She enjoys assessing students’
needs and matching them with talented tutors who inspire them to reach their
goals. While she’s not working in Operations at Noodle Pros, she’s going to
concerts around NYC and pretending she’s an athlete on her intramural
Head of IT
Darwin serves as Head of IT Operations for Noodle Companies, LLC, and its
subsidiaries. Prior to this role, he was the Executive Director of Networking
and Telecommunications at The Princeton Review where he led day-to-day operations,
management of data and voice networks, data centers, and call centers.
Darwin has over fifteen years of experience focused on building and
cultivating best-in-class disruptive technology platforms and groundbreaking
products. He is passionate about architecting cloud computing environments
that are secure, scalable, and cost effective. He enjoys fine wine and food,
traveling, music, and pickup basketball games.
Director of Outreach
A star tutor for 27 years, Brendan is or has been a dad, husband, teacher,
student, writer, reporter, laborer, bike messenger, hipster, gentrifier,
anti-gentrifier, hiker, biker, transit nerd, and traveler. He loves the fun
and hard-working team at Noodle Pros, and he especially loves bringing more
great and experienced tutors on board. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife,
the writer Regina M. Porter, and their two daughters. These days, he’s
into CitiBike, coaching youth soccer, helping improve STEM education with
a nonprofit called Math4Science, and serving on the Board at St. Joseph High
School in Brooklyn.
Victoria grew up in Colorado before moving to Texas to pursue a degree in
journalism from Texas Christian University. Victoria’s love of conversations,
people, and writing help her build relationships with anyone and everyone who
will talk about Noodle Pros. When she isn’t busy working, she is either
being dragged down the street by her labrador-mutt 70 pound puppy or watching
Netflix while pretending to be active.
Remi is responsible for supporting the engineering team to ensure site reliability
and seamless code deployments. After several internships in France, Spain, and
Australia, he realized there is nothing more frustrating than doing the same
tasks again and again. His life goal is to make everybody's life easier by
automating any repetitive tasks around him. Remi graduated with a Master's degree
in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from École Centrale de Lille, France.
When he's not writing scripts, Remi likes traveling, kickboxing, and cooking to
show that the French eat more than baguettes and snails.