Dylan Simon joined the Flatiron Institute in 2017 to provide software architecture, design, development and training support for researchers with an emphasis on scientific analysis and data sharing. He has extensive experience in network and system-level software engineering and has worked on open-source software development, compiler design and functional programming. He holds a B.S. in computer science from the California Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in cognitive neuroscience from New York University, where he developed algorithms to model human decision-making behavior and neural computations. Before joining the Flatiron Institute, he worked at NYU, where he built the Databrary data sharing platform and developed additional research-data management tools.