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Founder of San Francisco Badminton Group – 50+ intermediate/advanced players playing 5 times a week.

Engineering Productivity @ Splunk – helping software engineers at Splunk be happier and more productive

Owner of I Privé restaurant in Burlingame, CA – learning to run a small business and writing about being a restaurant owner

Amateur barista, latte art enthusiast, see my art pours

Writing Blog posts at

@tonytam on Twitter | @tonytamsf on LinkedIn

Chinese American

Born in Canton, China. I was raised in Hunan, China.  I speak Mandarin and Cantonese fluently.  I immigrated with my family to San Francisco when I was 10 years old,  attended Presideo Middle School in SF, then to one of the best high schools in San Francisco, Lowell High and went to U.C. Berkeley for my bachelors in Computer Science, BA.

Professional Software Engineer

LinkedIn Profile:

Software engineer at Silicon Graphics from 1995 to 1999, Yahoo! from 1999 to 2016 and Splunk from 2016 to present.

Resume here

Founder of the original Yahoo vs Google badminton tournament in 2007

( became the Bay Area Corporate Badminton Challenge )

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