Paul S. Chun

Personal Information

  • Residence: Berlin, Germany
  • Born January 6, 1986 in Stockton, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship: United States of America
  • Marital Status: Single


  • Paul S. Chun

    Business, Technical Strategy & Software Development Consultant
    • Recent Clients: Anonymous Berlin-based publishing company (Ruby/Padrino, Berlin), Frequency Precision (Clojure, London), RealLead (Ruby/Rails, Eugene, Oregon)
  • Golden

    Lead Software Architect
    • Inspected company goals and optimized database relations to help it scale.
    • Improved web application requests served by 1000% via optimization of existing code and new technology implementation.
    • Created tooling around data manipulation and importing to Golden's public-facing pages.
  • Rivalfox

    CTO, Co-Founder
    • Assembled an engineering team on a Ruby on Rails stack and led development.
    • Architected systems and software utilizing AWS and Google Cloud technologies.
    • Transitioned from Rails to three tier web application with React.
    • Mentored and challenged employees to extend beyond their comfort zones and grow.
  • Heyzap

    Full Stack Software Engineer
    • Developed APIs and standalone products with Ruby on Rails and JavaScript.
    • Led efforts in partner integrations on site and post-integration support.
    • Joined as the second full-time hire after company received seed funding.


  • Write Honey

    Creator & Maintainer
    • Singlehandedly planned, designed, built and marketed a popular web application in Clojure and ClojureScript.
    • Built a custom back end with Component, and the front end with Re-frame.
  • Berlin Korean Language Meetup

    • Took over inactive meetup group and turned into group nominated as a top group by
    • Participated in the Pilot Program as a top organizer.


  • University of Oregon

    Master of Business Administration
    Specialization in Entrepreneurship
  • Purdue University

    Bachelor of Science, Mathematics
    Minor in Computer Science


Technical Skills

Preferred Technologies
AWS, Terraform, Ansible, DigitalOcean, Clojure, ClojureScript, Python (Django, Flask), Ruby (Rails, Sinatra, Padrino), PostgreSQL, React, Ubuntu, macOS
Other Technologies
D, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SASS, openSUSE, PHP, Windows, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, GIMP, MongoDB, MySQL, Sketch, Chef
Human Languages
English (native), German (conversational), Korean (Seoul National University Certification, Level 2), Mandarin Chinese (beginner)