Franklin Hu

Software Engineer, Stripe
Aug 2014–Now
  • Working on Stripe's infrastructure and systems
Software Engineer, Twitter
Jan 2012–Aug 2014
  • Built Observability infrastructure[1][2] for metric collection, storage, and service monitoring. This stack collected and stored hundreds of millions of metrics per minute, while processing hundreds of thousands of queries per minute.
  • Prototyped and built WAN infrastructure for user-specified service health monitoring across geographically disparate sites.
  • Contributor and commiter on Zipkin, an open source Dapper-style distributed tracing system[3][4][5]
Engineering Intern, Tubemogul
Jun 2010–Sept 2010
  • Developed key features, metrics, and analytics for real-time bidding system on video ad networks
Globalization & Localization Intern, Plaxo
Jun 2009–Aug 2009
  • Developed an in-line translation feature to crowd-source the translation of, augmenting the existing front-end and back-end architecture
  • Performed localization tasks for weekly code releases


  • Programming Languages: Scala, Java, Python, Ruby, C/C++
  • Hadoop: Scalding, Hive, Pig
  • JVM: Finagle, Zipkin


University of California, Berkeley, College of Engineering
  • BS Electrical Engineering/Computer Science, Dec 2011
  • Eta Kappa Nu, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Honor Society