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Jon Rahoi

Adjunct Professor


Jon Rahoi is a rare emulsion of software engineer, public speaker (he emcees MMA, boxing, and corporate events, and was in USF's College Players as an actor), entrepreneur (including a few companies with USF Alums) and teacher (in both CS and Public Speaking). 

He loves learning human languages, making, analyzing, and playing games, and telling people what it was like to grow up in central Alaska.


  • UI/UX
  • Web Programming
  • System Design
  • Public Speaking

Research Areas

  • Reinforcement Learning
  • AI for Games
  • Data Viz


  • GA Tech, Master's Coursework in ML, 2018
  • USF, BS in CS (w/Japanese minor), 1996

Prior Experience

  • Principal Software Engineer, Truework
  • Sr Staff Software Engineer, Credit Karma
  • ex-Apple, ex-Yahoo, ex-AMZN,, veteran of ~21 startups