About Indelible.org

Indelible.org is maintained by Jon Parise as a place to publish notes, articles, and projects.


Jon Parise is a product-oriented engineering leader who always tries to leave things better than he finds them. He is a member of Pinterest’s senior leadership team and is responsible for the technical oversight and strategy behind Pinterest’s iOS and Android applications, websites, and API service.

He previously ran the platform engineering team at Booyah, a location-based mobile games company. Prior to that, he was the Director of Engineering at Brightkite, a location-based social network. And before that, he was a Senior Software Engineer at Electronic Arts, where he worked on a number of game titles including The Sims 3, The Sims Online, Ultima Online, and The Lord of the Rings: The White Council.

He has been active in a number of open source projects, including PHP, PEAR, and The Horde Project. He also thinks Python is the bee's knees.

Selected print publications include:

Jon earned a bachelors degree in Information Technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology and a masters degree in Entertainment Technology from Carnegie Mellon University.