Department of Economics

Coleman Foley

  • Graduated: 2011
  • Field: Technology

Coleman Foley, who graduated in 2011 with a BA in Economics, is a software engineer at Natera(opens in new window) in San Francisco.  After graduation Coleman became a technical consultant for Sprint Nextel(opens in new window) in Yuba City, California.  

Coleman freelanced as a software engineer from 2013 – 2014.  In 2013 Coleman took a Javascript immersion course from Hack Reactor(opens in new window) and he put his skills to work at Quyay.  “I implemented redesigns for several views in this Pinterest-for-games web app, Coleman states on his Coleman's Linkedin Page. “I also created a store view and populated it with dummy data. We didn't end up going through with the plan to add a store component to the app, though.” Coleman also worked on other games including Playlist Me and Puckhead(opens in new window) and he worked for DareDvl Inc. as a software engineering consultant. 

In 2014 Coleman worked as a front end engineer for Contextly(opens in new window) in San Francisco before moving to RealQuidity(opens in new window) in San Mateo, California.  He has been a software engineer for Natera since November of 2015.

“The emphasis on writing papers and making presentations in economics helped me develop my written and oral communication skills,” Coleman stated in a recent email. These skills have been important throughout my career.”  (Last Updated 8/18/16)