Eric Puidokas joined the Lose It! team in 2012 and leads the company’s product development efforts on both mobile and web platforms. His passion for building intuitive, effective software has spurred many of the innovations Lose It! has deployed over the years. Prior to joining Lose It!, Eric was a Principal Software Developer at Yahoo!. In his role as the Serving Architecture Lead for Yahoo! Media (News, Sports, Finance and others), he helped the company consolidate 80 disparate codebases worldwide. Eric was responsible for designing the frontend platform which served over nine billion monthly pageviews while ensuring 400+ active committers could successfully collaborate on the shared codebase. Prior to Yahoo! Media, Eric has been a software developer for Yahoo! News and The New York Times. Eric believes having the right people around you is extremely important. Four of Lose It!’s employees, including Eric, grew up in Grand Blanc, Michigan and attended Michigan State University together. Most weekends during the winter, you can find him on the slopes somewhere in the northeast.