Investor, programmer, entrepreneur, mathematician, high-schooler, and Apple fan.
I am Ryland Goldman, a sophmore at Los Gatos High School. I am interested in mathematics, computer science, and natural sciences. My hobbies include investing and watching Apple Keynote presentations.
- I code in many different languages, particularly web (HTML, PHP, JS) and iOS (Swift).
- Many projects with Arduino (C) and Python.
- I can also operate Unix (macOS & Linux) terminals, such as bash and z-shell.
- I play four instruments: flute, trumpet, mellophone, and alto saxophone
- I really like investing. If you're wondering, so my top pick is SPY.
- I also enjoy helping people with computer problems, particularly on Apple Communities and Stack Overflow.
- Los Gatos High School - Class of 2024
- Current GPA 4.1429
- Taking AP and honors classes including trigonometry & precalculus
- Auditioned for advanced wind ensemble
- Founder and President of Stock Market Club
- Mission College - Class of 2023
- Starting summer 2021
- Pursuing A.S. in computer information systems
- Enrolled in CIS classes such as assembly language and Java
- Raymond J. Fisher Middle School - Class of 2020
- 3.94 GPA with Algebra 1 and advanced Geometry classes
- Three-year member of RJFMS coding club
- Selected for advanced and jazz bands by audition (7th & 8th)
- 8 Bit Electronics (Co-Founder, CFO, COO) - June 2019 to Present
- 8 Bit Electronics produces and designs do-it-yourself phone and computer kits to teach people how to engineer and develop workable devices.
- I'm currently programming the kernel and OS for 8BC, an 8-bit computer kit that is based on the Apple IIc.
- I led software development for the Phone by Mako, a wooden build-your own 2G cell phone.
- Ryland's Restaurant (Founder, CEO) - August 2012 to June 2019
- Ryland’s Restaurant was a popup bakery offering homemade scones, biscotti, muffins, and more, while donating half of the proceeds to a nearby elementary school’s library and technology departments.
- It generated ~$8,000 in revenue over seven years, donating nearly $3,000 to Daves Avenue Elementary School.
- Featured on NBC Bay Area Proud, as well as Good Morning America and Grub Street.
- I was an assistant at the CoderSchool’s 2019 summer program in Campbell, CA.
- I volunteered weekly at the House of Hope Food Pantry at Calvary Church, Los Gatos, CA during middle school.
- I was a member of Silicon Valley Serve, a community service group for middle- and high-schoolers.
- Los Gatos High School - 2021 World Language Award - Spanish
- 8 Bit Electronics - 2nd Place - 2019 Santa Clara Children’s Business Fair - Best Business Potential
- RJ Fisher Middle School - 2020 Honorable Mention - 8th Grade Science Department Award
- Ryland’s Restaurant - 2020 Certificate of Appreciation - Los Gatos Union School District Board