Technology

Matt Lerner

Chief Technology Officer

As chief technology officer of Walk Score, Lerner has supervised the development of a slew of features that the neighborhood site has rolled out this year. They include crime maps; maps that show a user the range of choices people in certain areas have over different conveniences; and revamped neighborhood pages. The number of real estate sites that display Walk Score data jumped by 50 percent to 30,000 from April to November of this year. Lerner previously was the lead program manager for the Windows User Interface Team at Microsoft. He was also a co-founder of EQuill, a Web development software company acquired by Microsoft in 2001. Lerner was awarded a Fulbright fellowship and holds a B.A. in computer science from Brown University.

As chief technology officer of Walk Score, Lerner has supervised the development of a slew of features that the neighborhood site has rolled out this year. They include crime maps; maps that show a user the range of choices people in certain areas have over different conveniences; and revamped neighborhood pages. The number of real estate sites that display Walk Score data jumped by 50 percent to 30,000 from April to November of this year. Lerner previously was the lead program manager for the Windows User Interface Team at Microsoft. He was also a co-founder of EQuill, a Web development software company acquired by Microsoft in 2001. Lerner was awarded a Fulbright fellowship and holds a B.A. in computer science from Brown University.

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