Introducing Brent Schooley, Twilio Developer Evangelist

“I need to build a website using Microsoft technology that will help startups in Philadelphia. Would you be willing to help out?” The eight developers sitting around a table at Seed Philly had each been asked this question by Brad Denenberg while attending a training series. He had recently started a seed level incubator and was hoping to build a content management system (CMS) that would… Read More

TechCityInsider Dives into What Will Make or Break Your Startup Global Startup Expansion

Crossing the pond is the easy part. Landing in London and expanding your startup internationally is much harder–and incredibly rewarding. TechCityInsider hosted a podcast featuring reps from TechCity UK, General Assembly, Twilio, AirBnB and oDesk, to talk about the keys to successfully growing your company in London. Here are some highlights from the podcast. Have Startup, Will Travel Matt Cynamon, somewhat jokingly volunteered to head General… Read More

Introducing Twilio Developer Evangelist Paul Hallett


I’ve always had a fascination with how things work. One of my earliest memories I have is sitting on my grandfather’s lap staring with pure fascination into the black and white MS-DOS screen as he wrote a simple application in an attempt to predict numbers in the lottery. At eight my Mother asked “What do you want for your birthday Paul?”. “A padlock!” I replied. The… Read More

Twilio Day In The Life: Channel Sales with Chetan Chaudhary


Chetan Chaudhary started at Twilio when it was about ⅓ of it’s current size, just 70 people. Now a few years later, as Director of Channel Sales, he’s still growing with the company. In this installment of the Twilio Day In The Life series, we talked with Chetan about what working on the Twilio sales team is like, and what’s changed since he first joined the Twilio… Read More

Reddit Recap: Ask A Developer Evangelist With Rob Spectre


Rob Spectre took to reddit on Thursday to answer questions from the community about what it takes to be a self professed “punk rock technolologist having a barrel of monkeys on the Internet,” aka a Developer Evangelist. The wonderful folks of reddit had a ton of questions for Rob during his AMA ranging from “what exactly is a Developer Evangelist” to “what’s the craziest part of… Read More

Surf’s Up: Get Surfing Forecasts via SMS


At Twilio HQ in San Francisco, “summer” is in full swing. Yes, it’s October. But, our October is everywhere else’s July. And for those Bay Area folks who are coordinated enough to surf proficiently, it’s peak surf season. Twilions Andrew Jordan and Brian Cope worked built an app to keep surfers updated on where to surf when via SMS. Andrew and Brian built the app as… Read More

Introducing Jarod Reyes: Finding Your Tribe Without Joining The Khalasar


Hello fellow Twilions, my name is Jarod Reyes and I am thrilled to be joining Twilio as the new Technical Content Producer. First off, let me explain the awesome blog title and what it means to me. Many years ago I discovered the Song of Ice and Fire books and was immediately whisked away, feet-first, into the cavernous world that George R. R. Martin had created…. Read More

Day In The Life: Being A Twilio Software Engineer


Twilio is hiring for a Software Engineer. We’re looking for a DOer who can help build critical services for the Twilio API, work directly with customers, and across teams to scale and constantly improve our API.  Apply here. As a senior in college, Kevin Burke harnessed the power of Twilio SMS to inform his fellow classmates of pressing matters — like if the university snack bar… Read More