Justin Skycak (pr: Sky-zack) LinkedIn Instagram
I develop algorithms that combine mathematical theory with domain-expert intuition. Currently, I'm developing the algorithms that form the brain of Math Academy's fully automated and personalized online learning system.

Background: I've applied math in many contexts including working as a data scientist, modeling biological neural networks, and improving particle detectors. I also tutored & taught math for a decade, culminating in developing and teaching one of the most advanced high school applied math/CS sequences in the country.

Hobbies: Startup life has consumed nearly all my waking hours since 2019 (in a good way), but I still write textbooks for fun. I used to make music.

Favorite Quotes
  • "Everybody wants to be a bodybuilder, but nobody wants to lift no heavy-ass weight."
    -Ronnie Coleman
  • "There's a tremendous power in using the least amount of information to get a point across."
    -Rick Rubin
  • "It's hard to do a really good job on anything you don't think about in the shower."
    -Paul Graham