Samuel Breed is a web developer.

Samuel Breed

Web Developer and Technical Leader

[email protected]

Work Experience:

Credit Karma

In 2015 I joined Credit Karma as the technical lead for the front-end web team. Under my direction, the front-end teams at Credit Karma have created dozens of web and native applications used by more than 100 million people. During my time there, front-end development grew from a 4 person team to a group of more than 100 developers throughout the company.

  • Senior Staff Software Engineer, 2018 - present
  • Staff Software Engineer, 2015 - 2018

Notable projects at Credit Karma:

  • Enhanced Native webview platform scaled to all business verticals, comprising the majority of the native app experience
  • Web Platform now hosts 40+ different applications
  • Launch platform for enhanced webviews for iOS and Android called Embedded Web Apps
  • Front End Render Service scaled to host majority of Credit Karma web app
  • Promoted to Senior Staff Software Engineer
  • Launch single page web app platform called Front End Render Service
  • Create dedicated deployment UI for managing single page apps
  • Create and manage the Front End Infrastructure team
  • Launch server side rendering platform to replace legacy PHP view layer
  • Credit Cards team tech lead
  • Re-brand and site-wide redesign launch
  • Create on-demand CDN deploy pipeline
  • Lead developer for Credit Karma Canada launch
  • Launch Credit Karma's first server rendered React app
  • Establish private npm and a modular front end architecture

Quick Left

In 2009 I co-founded the Boulder, Colo. software consultancy Quick Left. Over the next 6 years, I led the business in various roles as we grew from a modest 2-person operation to a team of more than 40 spanning four offices. We specialized in building products, solving deep technical challenges and worked with companies ranging from small startups to the top of the Fortune 500.

After departing in 2015, I remained on the Board of Directors to see through the 2016 sale to the global consulting firm Cognizant.

  • Co-founder, 2009 - 2015
  • General Manager of Product, 2013 - 2014
  • Lead Developer, 2009 - 2014


  • BFA Film Production (incomplete), University of Colorado, Boulder 2004 - 2007

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