Frank Wu

BS at Yale University

Computer Science, 2016


Dreamer, entrepreneur, and life-long learner. Currently studying at Yale and building a better world one line of code at a time.

Work History

May 2013 present
Idealab in Pasadena Software Engineering Intern at Honey

Software Engineering Intern at Honey ( - Idealab in Pasadena, CA (Summer 2013) Honey is an early stage startup in the e-commerce industry that uses innovative technology to help save people money online. Products include browser extensions and a web application (under development). • Created a giftcard feature (partnering with another startup) that generated revenue on day 1 • Wrote a heavy amount of code for unreleased flagship webapp (frontend and backend)

Sep 2012 Aug 2013
Yale University Founder at Shirts for Sandy

Founder at Shirts for Sandy ( - Yale University (Fall 2012 - Present) Launched a charity t-shirt campaign for Hurricane Sandy; 100% of the profits went to the relief effort • Raised over $2000 in t-shirt sales (charity matched this by 3 times through a biz dev deal) • Created the website and brought together six other students interested in the cause • Negotiated deals between charity organizations and local businesses to help lower production costs • Appeared on NBC's Style Network, CBC News, Huffington Post, and local newspapers

Jun 2012 Jul 2012
Marriott Hotel Luwan Intern

Intern at Marriott Hotel Luwan - Shanghai, China (June 2012 - July 2012)

International hotel located in Shanghai's Luwan district • Worked in the Accounting, Sales, and Food & Beverage departments of the hotel while participating in their training program.

Aug 2010 present Founder/Editor

Founder/Editor at (August 2010 - Present)

A daily music publication dedicated to providing the most updated industry news, album reviews, interviews, and more. • Created a music discovery and review website with several hundred thousand page views per year • Facilitated and conducted interviews with major label artists like fun., Chiddy Bang, and Blu • Built an editorial team with content from over 20 different contributors

Jan 2010 Jan 2012
SAS Pudong President and Historian at Habitat For Humanity

President and Historian at Habitat For Humanity - SAS Pudong (2010-2012) In coordination with Habitat For Humanity International, Shanghai American School Pudong's chapter contains over 100 members and sends trips to third-world countries multiple times per year. • Plan club activities and annual build trips across the world • Personally participated in three build trips (Bangladesh, Indonesia, China) • Organized the school's first local build trip in Shanghai • Maintained media records and created videos to highlight trip experiences


Jan 2012 Aug 2016
Aug 2008 May 2012
High School Diploma

Fields of Study

  • Computer Science


  • Accounting
  • Branding
  • CSS
  • Entrepreneurship
  • HTML
  • Hacking
  • Hustling
  • JavaScript
  • Microsoft Office
  • Os X
  • PHP
  • Ruby
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Sales
  • Software Engineering
  • jQuery

Honors, Awards and Achievements

  • SAS Pudong's Most Outstanding - Social Studies (Economics and Political Science) - 2011
  • SAS Pudong's Most Outstanding - Computer Science - 2012
  • Best Newcomer - Yale BootUp 2013 Spring Hackathon