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Introducing Six New Knerds

Posted in Knerds on April 6, 2015 by

Welcome to six new Knerds!

Chukwudi Onike (Chuk) is an office services coordinator for the facilities team. He is originally from Nigeria and got his degree from the City College of New York. His favorite movies are all of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, and he enjoys playing soccer and basketball. If he could witness one event past, present, or future, it would be the Oprah Show Free Car Giveaway.

Originally from Lima, Peru, Al Herrera is the manager of facilities and office services. He attended SUNY Morrisville. He enjoys going bowling, watching movies, and attending live sporting events. His favorite time of day is the morning. If he could witness one event in the past, it’d be the creation of Machu Picchu.

Becky Remsha, of Wisconsin, is new to the finance and accounting team. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin and previously worked in finance for HBO. Her biggest pet peeve is slow walkers and her favorite movie is Almost Famous. In the future, she would like to experience recreational space travel.


Patrick O’Leary joins Knewton as a director of software engineering. He is originally from Ireland, where he attended UDC Ireland. Before Knewton, he worked as a VP of technology for ePals/CricketMedia. He enjoys cooking and fishing, his biggest pet peeve is unnecessary complexity, and his favorite book is The Field.

Originally from Austin, Amadeus Junquiera is a senior software engineer. He attended Emerson College and previously worked at Mic Media. His hobbies include music production and generative animation. His favorite book is White Girls by Hilton Als and his favorite time of year is fall in New York City.

Allin Resposo is a software engineer for the retail team. Originally from Miami, he went to MIT to study mechanical engineering and has worked as a web developer at a creative agency. If he could witness one event past, present, or future, it would be dinosaurs (“from a safe distance, of course!”). His favorite fast food chain is Taco Bell and his favorite time of day is party time.