Milstein promoted to VP of Technology at Sickweather
Sickweather is pleased to announce the promotion of Megan Milstein to Vice President of Technology. She previously served as Lead API Engineer.
With over 15 years’ experience as a software developer, Megan brings a wide range of skills to the role having lead numerous technically complex projects inside and outside the organization.
Her initial Sickweather project featured the development of a new social networking platform with 6,000+ members and more than 10,000 groups. The program features over 20 novel PHP endpoints and design and implementation of a MySQL backend.
Megan also manages a Linux-based load-balanced server group for Sickweather that supports an API along with serving a mobile app with 300,000+ users.
“Over the past three years, Megan has shown tremendous expertise and technical ability which has benefitted the company.” said Graham Dodge, CEO and co-founder, Sickweather. “Her programming skills, API development and PHP expertise have greatly enhanced offerings to our company and clients. I’m also pleased to expand the complement of highly intelligent and talented women in leadership roles within our company.”
Megan’s background is a perfect fit for the Sickweather mission of keeping people healthy. She studied chemistry at the University of Maryland Baltimore County and biomedical engineering at Boston University where she was the class representative for the Biomedical Engineering Society and a member of the Society of Women Engineers. Megan also worked at the Johns Hopkins University Brain Science Institute in the medicinal chemistry and translational medicine departments.
About Sickweather: Sickweather is the world’s first real-time map of sickness and the largest crowdsourcing community of its kind — processing millions of illness reports each month. The company has been recognized for accurately forecasting outbreaks up to 15 weeks in advance. Sickweather is committed to providing consumers and businesses the most accurate, predictive and meaningful sickness forecasts in the world — for reducing healthcare costs and saving lives.