Ishan Taparia
Ruby on Rails
Web Technologies
Artificial Intelligence
Game Development
Machine Learning
Data Mining/Analysis
Business Consulting
CodeDay Chicago Hackathon · Best Game Award
May 2016

Awarded to team for creating the best game with JavaScript in Unity5 during the 24-hour CodeDay Chicago Hackathon

Township High School District 211 · D211 Medal of Excellence
Feb 2015

Awarded for finalist position at the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Debate Competition

Time Magazine · Person Of The Year
The Ohio State University
B.S. Computer Science and Engineering
Expected Graduation Date: 2020
Motorola Solutions Inc.
Chicago, IL
Summer Intern
May 2017 to Aug 2017

  • Led and collaborated on 4 different projects with the Workplace Technologies Team
  • Designed and launched a mobile app for workplace floor management with Adobe Phonegap
  • Utilized Python to create a script with the Google Suite API to manage and secure transfer of hundreds of thousands of files
  • Constructed a Google Chrome extension to serve as an employee directory, in addition to an IT Help Desk application

  • Oversaw the retirement of a legacy portal system and helped transfer files to a more modern system

The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
Office Assistant
Aug 2017 to Current

  • Monitored activity in dorm

  • Entrusted with private information of dorm residents

  • Recorded valuable information for senior staff

TopBox Software
Palatine, IL
Aug 2013 to Current

  • Developing and publishing desktop and mobile web apps for individuals and small businesses
  • Application genres ranging from health to productivity and lifestyle

Got IT Software
Oct 2016

  • The webpage for a tech/business consulting start-up based in Schaumburg, IL
  • Developed using the Angular2 Javascript framework and Bootstrap

Sep 2016 to Oct 2016

  • A web-app to help those suffering from PTSD, anxiety, and more through psychotherapy treatment 
  • Utilized HTML5 Local Storage and CSS3 Keyframe Animations to construct the site and save user preferences
  • Reached over 121,000 hits and was featured as the 7th most viewed post on for one day

The Cure It Project
Oct 2015 to Mar 2016

  • A website that consolidates the massive body of cancer information with statistics, treatment methods, and outreach programs
  • Utilized HTML/CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, and Skeleton Boilerplate to develop the site from the ground up
  • Reached over 13,000 hits and received 3rd place at the Business Professionals of America Website Design state-level competition

Ohio State Music Producers Club · Webmaster
Jan 2017 to Current

  • Created the website with Bootstrap and Ruby On Rails backend
  • Updating meeting times, adding resources for music producing techniques, and managing a content sharing section for people to receive feedback on their own projects

Fremd Vikings Debate Team · Captain
Aug 2015 to Mar 2016

  • Led a team of over 50 debaters to win finalist or first place positions in over 8 tournaments at the national and state level
  • Received 2nd place in the state of Illinois for Public Forum Debate 2 years in a row

CRY America · Youth Outreach Leader
2013 to 2016

  • Raised over $7,000 annually through multiple events for school building in India
  • Controlled social media and expanded target audience to raise funds for both national and international projects