Toph is a software engineer working on RStudio Connect. Before RStudio, he spent the better part of a decade as an epidemiologist and data scientist studying emerging infectious diseases. He’s interested in solving problems that cause major friction in scientists’ day to day work, and in lowering the barrier to entry for people who want to learn from data. Earlier, he worked as a political organizer at the Los Angeles LGBT Center. In his spare time, he writes and produces electronic music and DJs.