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Michael Lawrence Lopp Edit Profile

engineering professional , magazine editor

Rands is the pen name and alter ego of Michael Lopp , a webcomic author, software engineering manager, and blogger.

Background

Lopp, Michael Lawrence was born on February 10, 1970 in Loveland, California, United States. Son of Lawrence John and Nancy Jo (Wallace) Lopp.

Career

Lopp originally used the name "Rands" as his chat room handle. It became the name of his "grey"-styled alien character in his webcomic Jerkcity, and it is his persona when writing about software management. In 2010, he began working at Palantir after more than eight years at Apple.

In June 2014 after 4 years he left Palantir for Pinterest.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor-in-chief Bitsifter Digest, since 1995.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hockey, writing, golf.

Connections

Married Rachelle Rands, July 27, 1997.

father:
Lawrence John Lopp

mother:
Nancy Jo (Wallace) Lopp

spouse:
Rachelle Rands