Ryland Goldman

Introduction

I am Ryland Goldman, a sophmore at Los Gatos High School and a student at Mission College. I am interested in mathematics, computer science, and natural sciences. My hobbies include investing and watching Apple Keynote presentations.

Skills

• Proficient in programming in multiple languages, including Swift, C, Python, PHP, and Node.JS
• Can install, configure, and operate Unix systems through the command line
• iOS and web app developer


Work Experience

Tutor - Oct. 2020 to Apr. 2021
Helping middle schoolers to learn web-based programming skills including HTML, Javascript, and more.

8 Bit Electronics, Founder & COO - June 2019 - Dec. 2020
8 Bit Electronics produces and designs do-it-yourself phone and computer kits to teach people how to engineer and develop working devices.
Led software development for the Phone by Mako, a wooden build-your own 2G cell phone

Ryland’s Restaurant, Founder & CEO - Aug 2012 - June 2019
Ryland’s Restaurant is 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, and was featured on NBC Bay Area Proud, as well as Good Morning America and Grub Street.


Education

Los Gatos High School, Class of 2024
• Current GPA 4.125; advanced classes such as AP European History
• Founder and President of LGHS Stock Market Club

Mission College, Class of 2023
• Current GPA 4.00; majoring in computer information systems
• Also taking classes at West Valley, Foothill, and De Anza colleges

Raymond J. Fisher Middle School (Class of 2020)
• 3.94 GPA; completed Algebra 1 and Geometry classes and advanced/jazz bands (by audition, 7th/8th grade)
• Three-year member of RJFMS Coding Club


Volunteer Experience

• Assistant at the CoderSchool’s 2019 summer program in Campbell, CA
• Long-term volunteer at the House of Hope Food Pantry at Calvary Church, Los Gatos, CA
• Member of Silicon Valley Serve, a community service group for middle- and high-schoolers


Awards

• 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
• Los Gatos High School - 2021 World Language Awards - Spanish


Activities

• Participant in the AIA’s TARC competition (2022)
• Trades equities, derivatives, and cryptocurrencies
• Plays five instruments: flute, trumpet, mellophone, alto saxophone, and French horn