Juliet Armstrong

Ms Armstrong, founder of Openescent, holds degrees in both Psychology and Computer Science. She became interested in computers while researching intensity resolution and subjective magnitude in psychophysical scaling at UBC. As an undergraduate in Computer Science at SFU, Juliet worked in the Algorithms Lab on an NSERC undergraduate research award, and with physicists at TRIUMF on the GEANT4 project. She has worked as a consultant on a major government contract with the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance, on a prototype for a volume rendering interface at Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, and as Lead Systems engineer at Cendant Internet Engineering designing and implementing important backend services for Cendant sites such as netMarket, Century 21, and Privacy Guard. Ms Armstrong also has experience working in high tech startup environments, and was one of a core group of engineers at Firespout, an MIT startup, where she led a client-side development team, and contributed to the development of a text summarization engine. Before founding Openescent, she worked as Senior Software Engineer at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, and made her own films.