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Mike Reust

VP, Head of Engineering, Betterment

Mike Reust

About Mike

Born and bred a Hoosier, Mike has brought his engineering skills, and his jump shot, all the way to Manhattan. When Mike isn't helping scale Betterment even more, you can find him playing intramural soccer or hiking. He also likes to spend quality time with his wife and their dog, Baxter.

Articles written by Mike

The Evolution of the Betterment Engineering Interview

Betterment’s engineering interview now includes a pair programming experience where candidates are tested on their collaboration and technical skills.

Meet Blazer: A New Open-Source Project from Betterment (video)

While we love the simplicity and flexibility of Backbone, we’ve recently encountered situations where the Backbone router didn’t perfectly fit the needs of our increasingly sophisticated application. To meet these needs, we created Blazer, an extension of the Backbone router.

One Massive Monte Carlo, One Very Efficient Solution

We optimized our portfolio management algorithms in six hours for less than $500. Here’s how we did it.


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