Cassie Tarakajian is a software developer, hardware engineer, creative technologist, and artist. She is a cofounder at the digital creative agency Girlfriends, an engineer at Cycling ’74, and a contributor to open source. She is interested in ways that art drives technology and vice versa. Cassie is currently a Fellow at the Processing Foundation in NYC, where she is working directly with Daniel Shiffman and Lauren McCarthy. Cassie has degrees in electrical engineering and music from Johns Hopkins and previously worked at media and finance giant Bloomberg and at design agency Big Human with the co-founder of Vine.