How a Silicon Valley Engineer Found His Way as a Humor Writer

Creatives in Tech Interview Series, Issue #4: Irving Ruan

This interview series features creatives working in tech while keeping their passion projects alive. For anyone with a creative pursuit that may not align with their day job, I hope these profiles inspire you to keep going.

This week I talk to Irving Ruan, engineer at Box and humor writer. Irving’s work has appeared in The New Yorker, McSweeney’s, Funny or Die, among others. In this conversation, we talk about how systematic, technical