Shahruz Shaukat

Aspiring soup mogul
CTO
media exec
"entrepeneur"
creative technologist
full-stack engineer
product designer

Currently
Fancy Soups
Partner
Building the definitive soup company for my generation. Deliveries of our original chef-designed soups begin late 2019. Leading up to our launch we're investing in creators and teams that can raise the profile of soups in pop culture and entertainment through their work.
2015 - 2018
Super Deluxe
CTO & Co-founder
2013 - 2015
BuzzFeed
Product & Engineering
Work: BuzzFeed Video for iOS & Android, Star.me, internal data and production tools
Sketch Toolbox
Creator
The first plugin manager and directory for Sketch. Over 25k users, used by design teams at BuzzFeed, Facebook, Microsoft, Google, Etsy, and more. Open source.
Seinfeld Emoji
Co-creator
A collaboration w/ Seinfeld2000 and Kevin McCauley. #15 free app in the US on debut. Jerry Seinfeld called the Barack Obama emoji "cute."
2012 - 2013
Podbay
Creator
BuiltĀ in one night after leaving Earwolf. Now over half a million monthly users. Podbay.fm
Periodical
Co-founder
A platform for enabling digital magazine publishers and independent writers to sell subscriptions to their content via native iOS, Android, and web apps. Funded in part by Launchpad LA.
2010 - 2012
Earwolf
Director of Technology
Press for projects in: BBC, BuzzFeed, Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, LA Times, Pitchfork, Fader, Complex, Rolling Stone, Refinery29, The Verge, Polygon, Daily Dot, Vice, Gizmodo, Engadget, Lifehacker, NYMag, TMZ, Mashable, The Next Web, etc.

Proud monthly donor to Donors Choose, the ACLU, EFF, CPJ, and a few Patreons.