About Me

Mountain View, CA

+1 (650) 213-2619 | contact@frank-blechschmidt.com

Professional Experience

Engineering Manager (Box)
October 2021 — Present (Redwood City, CA)

Leading Box’s cloud platform team of 12 engineers building and expanding its internal Kubernetes-based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering.

Tech Lead Manager (Box)
March 2021 — October 2021 (Redwood City, CA)

Tech Lead Manager (TLM) is Box’s 6-12 months program to support ICs in the transition to engineering management.

Senior Software Engineer (Box)
May 2019 — October 2021 (Redwood City, CA)

Lead Software Engineer (SAP Conversational AI)
July 2016 — May 2019 (Palo Alto, CA)

Software Engineer (SAP Innovation Center Silicon Valley)
October 2015 — June 2016 (Palo Alto, CA)


Cognitive Enterprise System US 20190332956, US 20180144053, US 20180144257

Filed: March 2017 | Issued: May 2018

Open Source


Python wrapper for Stanford’s NLP library SUTime; officially mentioned on Stanford NLP website.


Python wrapper for wit.ai’s NLP library Duckling; used by leading Open Source NLU library Rasa NLU.


University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, Illinois, USA

Degree: Master | Graduation: August 2021 | Major: Computer Science

Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam
Potsdam, Germany

Degree: Bachelor of Science | Graduation: August 2014 | Major: IT-Systems Engineering

Technical Skills