TAKVAM, Kristian

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Kristian Takvam

TAKVAM, Kristian ( -2019), was one of the casualties of the fire aboard the dive vessel Conception at Santa Cruz Island on September 2, 2019. He was vice president of engineering at Brilliant.com.



In the News~

September 5, 2019 [laist.com]: “ Kristian Takvam was a passenger on the Conception, according to his father. He worked for Brilliant, a web company that offered courses in math, physics and computer sciences. He was on the trip with a work colleague, Carrie McLaughlin, the company confirmed Wednesday. "The loss of Carrie and Kristian is deeply heartbreaking for all of us at Brilliant," CEO Sue Khim said in a statement. "Carrie and Kristian were incredible friends and colleagues who brought immense passion, talent, leadership, and warmth, and they will be missed dearly. Our hearts are with their families and friends." ”


September 5, 2910 [wwlp.com]: “Carrie McLaughlin and Kristian Takvam were both employees at Brilliant in San Francisco. The two were said to be traveling on the boat for the holiday weekend. The company released a statement: “The loss of Carrie and Kristian is deeply heartbreaking for all of us at Brilliant. Carrie and Kristian were incredible friends and colleagues who brought immense passion, talent, leadership, and warmth, and they will be missed dearly. Our hearts are with their families and friends.” SUE KHIM, CEO OF BRILLIANT. McLaughlin was a Senior Software Engineer with the company, and Takvam was the Vice President of Engineering.”