Eric R. Tendian, Principal Engineer at Packback and Co-founder of Clarify, is a full-stack engineer and entrepreneur with a passion for using technology to transform education and solve other social problems. With a strong technology knowledgebase and the experience from working at multiple early-stage organizations, he creates technology solutions which solve problems efficiently and result in long-term success. He is excited to take on challenges and work under pressure, while being very attentive to detail.

Previous to Packback and Clarify, he has worked with various nonprofits and student organizations, increasing membership/users through online marketing combined with a strong product. Most notably, while on the founding team of YSFlight Headquarters (a flight sim community) he grew the community from tens of users to over a thousand and continued to upgrade and revise the technology as those users needs grew and changed. In high school, he founded an IT consulting firm which overhauled multiple businesses’ technology suites, as well as building a course registration system for his high school among other projects.

On the side, Eric reports Chicago breaking news as heard on the police scanner via Twitter @EricTendian and maintains the police scanner tools website

Specialties: Full-Stack Web Development, Site Reliability Engineering, Cybersecurity, Radios

Seeking: Mentors, investors, partners