This is not meant to be an accurate biography - it's meant for people who said "Is this the right Michael Nahas, that I knew from XXX?"
I was born in Indiana, but moved to Pennsylvania at age 3. I lived in Reading, PA until I was 10 and then moved to Allentown, PA. I played soccer and went to summer camp at CTY in Lancaster, PA. At 17, I moved to Austin, TX, where I finished high school.
I did my undergraduate in Computer Science at Notre Dame from 1991 to 1995. During that time, I worked summers in Austin at Motorola and spent the Spring of 1994 in London, UK. I did my graduate work in Computer Science at the University of Virginia from 1995 to 2001. I taught one summer for The Center for Talented Youth at the Franklin and Marshall Campus in Lancaster, PA.
I spent 2001 to 2002 in Austin. From 2002 to 2004, I lived in Eden Prairie, MN and worked at Architecture Technology Corp.. From there, I moved to NYC and worked for Broadway Technology LLC from 2004 to 2007. Some of that time was spent at Cantor Fitzgerald as a consultant. I spent the spring and summer of 2007 in Berkely, CA sailing on San Francisco Bay. From 2007 to 2010, I was back in NYC working for Walleye Trading LLC. In 2011, I went to work for Tower Research LLC and then in 2012 for OkCupid.com.
In 2012 and 2013, I researched writing mathematical proofs on a computer. I started working in NYC, but then became a Visitor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ. In the summer of 2013, I spent 90 days in Nijmegen, the Netherlands while working with researchers at Radboud University Nijmegen.
In late 2013, I moved to Austin, TX to help my brother who had fractured his femur. In 2014, I was working at the Capital Factory and sitting in on classes at UT Austin. I did some work at RetailMeNot before returning to school for a Masters in Economics at University of Texas at Austin, from 2015 to 2017. Since 2018, I've been working with AURA, a non-profit focused on housing and transportation in Austin.