Cooper Newby

Co-founder of Bluecrew. Passionate about startups for social good.

Chicago, IL


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Co-founder and CPO of BlueCrew, a data driven staffing and workforce platform built from the ground up to instantly connect employers with blue collar job seekers. Stanford graduate from CCRMA (Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics). Has exceptional product development, iterative prototyping, mechanical design, and acoustics engineering skills. I enjoy the collaborative, creative process of turning disruptively innovative concepts and technologies into graspable prototypes. Portfolio and Resume

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Work experience

Jan 2015 - May 2021


Chief Product Officer

Bluecrew connects workers directly to our employer jobs that perfectly fit your schedule, requirements and passions. Bluecrew W2 workers are also eligible for benefits and additional work performance incentives.


Jun 2014 - Sep 2014

Lime Lab

Product Development Engineering Intern

Spent the summer working on a wide variety of consumer electronics projects doing product development, prototyping, and mechanical engineering. Learned the basics of design for manufacture, master sketching, injection molding and much more.

Aug 2012 - Feb 2014

Sennheiser Electronic Corporation

Mechanical/Audio Systems Engineer

As a Mechnical/Audio systems engineer at Sennheiser's Technology and Innovation Lab, I design new concepts and prototypes that challenge the typical views and applications of headphones and microphones.

Jun 2010 - Aug 2011

Sennheiser Electronic Corporation

Mechanical Engineer Intern

Jun 2006 - Sep 2006

B&N Industries

Solidworks Intern

Drafted and organized CAD SolidWorks drawings for B&N -Organized part library for all of the drafted parts -Put together furniture and fixture assemblies and layouts for stores and clients. -Drafted and rendered a mannequin for the assemblies.


2013 - 2015

Stanford University

Master's Degree, Music Technology at CCRMA (Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics)


Y Combinator

2008 - 2012

Colorado School of Mines

BS, Mechanical Engineering

Menlo school

Palo Alto Highschool

Palo Alto High

2015 - 2015

Y Combinator

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