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A Silicon Valley Prodigy: Tejas Manohar

Tejas Manohar, 18, is a software engineer at Segment, a data analytics company that has raised over 100 million in investor funding. Originally from Brentwood, Tennessee, he started teaching himself to code in elementary school. After interning at several technology companies across the United States, Manohar moved to San Francisco to work at Segment. Over the last two years, Manohar has worked his way up the ladder and now leads a team of engineers. Tejas takes us through his life as a young person managing engineers nearly double his age all while learning how to be a teenager.

About the author

Lan Paje

Lan Paje

Lan Paje is a journalism and computer science student at San Francisco State University from Fremont, California. Lan is an aspiring storyteller with an interest in using multimedia technology to inform readers. Currently, Lan is also a contributing writer for TPG, exploring his interests in finance and travel while also working as a student ambassador for SFSU.