Cole Murray

I'm a software engineer with a passion for building products that solve real-world problems. I have a strong background in full-stack development, machine learning, and cloud technology.


Work Experience


2019 - Present

Co-Founder and CTO

I co-founded Empiric, Inc. in 2019 with the mission to empower manufacturing to improve quality, yield, safety and overall production efficiency.I oversee all aspects of the company's technology and product development.

Machine Learning


2016 - 2022

SDE 3 Senior Software Engineer Similarities Team

At Amazon, I was the technical lead for the Similarities team, building features such as "Customers Who Bought Also Bought" and "Frequently Bought Together. I built a machine learning platform used by 100s of team across Amazon allowing technical and non-technical users to create custom recommendations. I launched the first content ranking algorithm on Amazon's detail page, contributing a significant amount to the entire organization's annual goals. I operated a tier-1 high-availability customer recommendations service. I am most proud of achieving recognition as a top-tier engineer during each review cycle.

Machine Learning
Distributed Systems

Credit Karma

2014 - 2016

Software Engineer (Android)

At Credit Karma, I work as a Mobile Engineer working directly with product and backend engineering to deliver Credit Karma's Mobile Application to a user-base of 50MM. I am most proud of my accomplishments leading as Scrum Master to delivering a successful new offers' experience (Monetization) and co-developing our Mobile Analytics System.



2013 - 2014

Research Assistant

Continuous Context Sensing and Prediction Smartwatch Framework. Insight was developed at the University of California,Riverside under advisor Reza Rewassizadeh. Insight offers a generic framework for continuous context sensingand prediction on smartwatches. Within the project, I researched and developed sensor log generation and retrieval, optimal file storage and IO, and semantic abstraction.



B.S. Computer Science

Computer Science