Ryland Goldman


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.


• 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
• Has experience building PCs, and operating/repairing both Mac and Windows devices

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.


Los Gatos High School, Class of 2024
• Current GPA 4.18; advanced classes such as AP European History
• Founder and President of LGHS Stock Market Club

Mission College, Class of 2023
• Current GPA 4.00; dual majoring in computer information systems and mathematics
• 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


• 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


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