Nick Kleinschmidt


Meta (Facebook)

Software Engineer - Tech Lead - Business Messaging Collaboration, Remote 2021–Present

Formed and currently lead team building multi-user collaboration support in Meta Business Suite messaging, helping businesses handle messages from customers more efficiently through tools for triaging work, communicating context and providing real-time progress updates

Software Engineer - Video Calling Collaboration, Remote 2020–2021

Product strategy and infra development on a new project forming the vision for collaborative video calling experiences

Software Engineer - Tech Lead - Privacy Product Education, Menlo Park, CA 2019–2020

Tech lead for team (seven engineers) educating users about privacy products including Privacy Checkup; Responsible for product and engineering strategy, leads reviews, experimentation design and team execution

Software Engineering Consultant

Full-stack product design & development for emerging companies; Independently built client base providing 30+ billable hours per week for five years

Videology, Remote 2014–2018

Tech lead on data management platform team, managing system design, identifying development opportunities, and providing ongoing mentorship to developers

Tyrula, Remote 2013–2017

Engineering lead for healthcare technology company, providing product strategy, design, and full-stack development

Other Clients 2013-2018, Director of Software Engineering, McLean, VA 2011–2012

First engineering hire at SMB telephony startup founded by former colleagues; Hired and managed team of six engineers (three onsite, three remote)

LucidMedia, Principal Architect, Reston, VA 2008–2011

As part of a four-person development team, created a Display-Side Adtech Platform that was later acquired by Videology, Principal Software Engineer, McLean, VA 2006–2008

Developed a Java system for managing automated phone systems through a web-based configuration UI


Dual B.S. Computer Science & Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 2002–2006