With a BA in mathematics and computer science from Colorado College, I have always been drawn to solving complex problems. I've spent over four years analyzing data and customizing software for an international manufacturing company while living in China, started two companies, lead a team of engineers, been lead engineer on several projects, and have built some pretty amazing things.
I am currently looking to exercise and practice my skills in the software development process and to make awesome stuff, and to grow as much as I can as an engineer.
Service oriented architecture with primarily Rails applications
Lead for Special Operations team, with focus on mobile passbook and wallet integration
An iOS app for finding bikeshare docks or stations closest to your origin or destination. The app, written in Swift, uses my BikeshareKit framework, which contacts my private API, built using the micro framework Grape. The associated website is built using Sinatra.
Station to Station is an app I use nearly every day. It’s also been a great way to keep up with the latest available iOS features, like geofencing, 3D Touch, and in-app purchases
No JS (app store)
Uses iOS Action Extension to view links or the current webpage. Great for debugging, web development, or preventing finicky JS from ruining your browsing experience.
Out of Pages (no longer in operation)
Notebook subscriptions. Built initially with CodeIngniter and then Laravel 3
Cofounding Out of Pages, I learned what it means to run a business and evaluate cost/benefit tradeoffs with real consequences
Noteworthy iOS Projects
Lead an agile team using Test Driven Development and a focus on the software development process
Build upon years-old proprietary PHP framework to improve speed, security, and reliability
Lead developer and architect of parsec.co, built on the LAMP stack in CodeIgniter and later Laravel
parsec.co was an elegant, robust, and scalable website. I learned more during this year than I ever thought possible.
I had to try. And we did some great stuff until the well ran dry.
Relational — MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL — 14yrs
Document Store / Schema-less — 5yrs
Hyperion Essbase — 2yrs, including certification from Perficient, Inc, in Houston (2011)
Fluent in Mandarin Chinese
Received Howard Hughes Institute scholarship, 2003
Tutor of Mathematics and Computer Science — 2005 - 2007
Minor in Asian studies