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Meet Updater: Calvin Szeto, Frontend Engineer

Meet Updater Frontend Engineer and breakfast taco connoisseur, Calvin Szeto. While our team is a group of dog lovers, we also welcome cats with open arms. That’s why Calvin and his cat, Karl-Anthony Towns (yes, like the NBA player), are perfect additions to our engineering team. In his own words, here’s a little more about Calvin and why Updater is his perfect fit.

Where did you grow up?

Sugar Land, TX.

What are two personal tidbits about you?

1. I have a beautiful cat named Karl-Anthony Towns.

2. I often sneeze when I’m exposed to sunlight.

Do you have a moving horror story?

Thankfully, no.

What’s your best piece of moving advice?

Move into a building with an elevator!

How many times have you moved?

Three times in college and then once to New York. Hopefully, I won’t move again for a long time because I have a lot of heavy stuff.

What’s your favorite Updater feature? Why?

The mail forwarding step. A house isn’t a home until your mail is forwarded there.

How did you come to work at Updater?

I was looking for a job where I could learn and experiment with all kinds of new things, and Updater is a company where growth and curiosity are an essential part of the blueprint. It was a perfect fit.

What motivates you to come to work every day?

It’s incredibly motivating to work for a company and on a team that I feel will grow into something enormously successful. Get in on the ground floor!

What’s your favorite quote?

Every day is a noodle day.” Martin Yan.

You can only eat one food for the rest of your life. What is it?

I definitely can’t survive on only one food because I’m in love with many different foods. But, I would be remiss if I did not give a shout-out to the Migas Tacos at Veracruz All Natural.

If you could travel to work every day on a vehicle without wheels (think: hovercraft, broom), what would you choose?

Howl’s Moving Castle.

What’s your favorite fast food restaurant?


What’s your favorite Saturday Night Live skit?

I have many. Pretty much anything with Christopher Walken. Iran So Far. Most recently, the skit with Chris Pine about RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Ben Weger
Ben Weger

Ben is the former Content Intern for Updater’s Marketing team. The only thing he finds more exciting than discovering a new trend for content is starting his own.

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