Brian Guggenheimer

effective leader software developer innovative entrepeneur


Engineer with adaptable skillset seeking new challenges...

Brian's background gives him the abilities to build technology, communicate effectively, and organize others. Before earning his B.S. in Computer Science, he spent a year revitalizing an under-served elementary school in the South Bronx, NY. At Haverford College, a school internationally renowned for its Honor Code, Brian went on to lead as Co-Chair of the Honor Council. After sophomore year, he was hired to do Computer Vision research and later completed his senior thesis on an application to instantly grade hand-written exams. At the end of his college career, he was selected as the 2016 graduation speaker. Brian currently works as a Software Development Engineer at Amazon.

Personal qualities

Brian is an innovative and positive leader on any team, increasing productivity both through his own work and his impact on others.


Brian comes from a strong liberal arts background and is used to having to learn new things in order to meet new challenges.


Brian excels at finding the quickest way to get a job done. He thinks critically and questions or cuts superfluity.


Brian brings people together. He builds consensus, resolves conflict, and focuses the team.


Brian always looks before he leaps. This is true in his interactions with others and his technical work. He takes a data-driven, people-first approach to solving problems.

Professional Timeline

One step at a time

The road behind Brian is still short, and there is much more ahead. Here we take a look at some of the steps that he has already taken.

  • August 2016 - Present

    Amazon Inc. Seattle.

    Software Development Engineer
  • August 2012 - May 2016

    Haverford College. Pennsylvania.

    B.S. Computer Science
  • August 2011 - June 2012

    City Year. New York.

    Corps Member