I am a lead software engineer at Capital One in San Francisco, with diverse technical and business skills. I am a rapid-prototyper and pro hackathonner. I don’t just live in the future, I build the future.

I constantly compete in and often win hackathons, have worked at companies as notable as Microsoft and Adobe, took my own startup through Techstars Boulder, and regularly build new projects for fun and freelance. My work often involves web scraping, machine learning, and wearable computing.

I have over a decade of experience on the Microsoft stack, in addition to several years with NodeJS and Rails. I’m at home with backend development in ASP.NET and NodeJS as well as frontend development with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS/LESS. I have deep experience with web-scale data mining (including API’s of all major US social networks), Voice-over-IP (Asterisk, Twilio, and Tropo), and internet marketing (with an eCommerce background). I also have built projects involving wearable computing (mainly Google Glass), NFC and RFID (including low-level hardware), and a variety of other interesting technologies. I am a bit obsessed with my Google Glass: in addition to building the premier Teleprompter for Google Glass, I post my extreme Glass videos at Glasshole.io.

My creations have won plenty of awards (from companies such as Twilio, Microsoft, Yahoo, Vodafone, Stanford, TechStars), and I love solving problems through code. I am also experienced at presenting in professional and entertainment contexts.

On the side I volunteer at the historic Great Star Theater in San Francisco’s Chinatown, assisting in front-of house management, marketing, building restorations, and occasionally stage managing. We host many circuses, magic shows, music concerts, and cabaret performances. I’m also a lead volunteer at a 30,000-person annual convention in Atlanta. I love helping put on awesome events and contributing to people having unforgettable experiences.