Neena Parikh has been working as a Software Engineer at Benchling, a platform for life sciences research, since August 2015. Neena was the tenth employee at Benchling, which has since doubled in size and continues to expand rapidly. In the past several months, she has worked on all parts of the product, from adding support for new enzyme types to a cutting-edge genome search function to building new features for a rich note editor. Outside of engineering work, Neena has been involved with recruiting, customer support, growth initiatives and analytics. Prior to joining Benchling, Neena was a member of the AdWords front-end engineering team at Google.