Download Resume Here
Whatever your favorite format I probably have it. Resume last revised 2023.03.25.
- WEB (quick and dirty, in-browser), or on Google (just a website, for a web browser)
- ePub (formatted for e-readers) ⬅️⬅️⬅️⭐️So Readable!⭐️
- ODT (OpenDocument Text file) ⬅️⬅️⬅️⭐️So Open!⭐️
- PDF (Portable Document Format) ⬅️⬅️⬅️⭐️Best Formatting!⭐️
- RTF (Rich Text Format)
- TXT (Plain Text Format) (no links 😢)
- HTML, Zipped (Raw HTML assets, archived as a Zip file)
- Even DOCX (Word Open XML Format Document file) if that’s your thing. It’s not my thing. Might have ugly formatting.
I wrote a gem to automate export, renaming, and transforming, of these resume file formats from the original Google Document. Obviously, I called it “undrive_google”.
How I use my allocation of bits
Architect-level engineer with team lead and management experience in deep backend systems with 25 years of experience. Assembling teams at innovative startups, and established enterprises, while building complex backend systems and delivering successful products. Led major PHP-to-Rails migrations @ aSmallWorld and BibleGateway. Recognized by GitHub in July 2022 as author/maintainer of critical FLOSS tools (ref). Tidelift Maintainer since April 2022.
Author and maintainer of many popular open source libraries , which have been downloaded many millions of times.
Built world’s first enterprise Rails app running on Windows Server 2k3 & IIS6 (2006, rubyonrails.org, com.googlegroups.rubyonrails-talk). Led massive PHP-to-Rails migrations @ aSmallWorld (2008-9) and BibleGateway (2009-10).
I excel at data analysis, task automation, testing, style guides, best practices, API design, benchmarking, and Domain Driven Design.
Favorite 🥞is Event Storming, DDD, CQRS, BDD, trunk-based development, CI/CD, and GitOps.
Created solutions for finance, social networking, government, information technology, B2B, fashion, gaming, publishing, and e-commerce sectors.
Dedicated to moving science forward and improving the condition of life generally by automation and process improvement.
Languages: 🇺🇸English ⦚ 🇲🇽Spanish (fluent) ⦚ 🇧🇷Portuguese (fluent) ⦚ 🇮🇩Indonesian (conversational)
My public calendar is available, so you can know when I am available. You can schedule some time to chat on my 📅Calendly. I am always happy to chat about tech, and have advised many companies on a wide range of issues from development to infrastructure.
I am a political activist utilizing my social currency to advocate for equality for all .
More stuff I am working on now
- Coding Bootcamp Instructor @ edX, Michigan State University - Full Stack Web Development course, 2023 - present
- Principal Cloud Engineer @ Vital Connect - medical device manufacturer, vital signs monitoring, 2022 - present
- Advisor to Hope For Tomorrow (Liberia) - Liberian NGO working to repatriate refugees still in Ghana, and stabilize ex-refugees that have been repatriated, 2015 - present
- Co-founder of WordTree Foundation - non-profit scientific linguistics research, 2013 - present
- Many Open Source projects! ⦚ 🐙Hub ⦚ 🧪Lab ⦚ 🧊Berg ⦚ 🛖Hut
- Moving away from the 🐙Hub. 🤨
- This blog! Check out the source.
- Director of Engineering at Riviera Partners ← Building the AI & ML enhanced recruiting platform of the future, 2020 - 2022
- Technical Advisor & Principal Engineer @ Karuna Health ← Assisting with backend architecture and hiring, 2018 - 2020 (on Crunchbase)
- Principal Engineer @ Group 1001 ← Building, optimizing, and extending the portfolio of insurance products (e.g. Gainbridge), 2018 - 2019 (on Crunchbase)
- Principal Engineer @ Bolt Threads ← How ‘bout we try science?!, 2017
- Principal Engineer Team Lead @ Invoice2Go ← Led team in rewrite; implemented engineering process, 2016 - 2017 (on Crunchbase)
- Principal Engineer @ Trumaker ← built a hydra: e-commerce platform, sales CRM, warehousing, inventory management, and fulfillment system. 2014 - 2016 (on Crunchbase)
- Principal Engineer (contract) @ Church Pension Group ← I (re)built the entire backend, 10x improvement in performance, 2013 - 2014 (bloomberg profile)
- Chief Technology Officer & co-founder @ Acquaintable ← accepted into ERA (NYC-based accelerator), then acquired, 2012 - 2013 (on Crunchbase)(Tweet @ my co-founder)
- Senior Engineer Team Lead @ Bloomberg Black, 2010 - 2012 (bloomberg profile)
- Senior Engineer Team Lead @ Sagebit ← development consulting; so many projects! 2007 - 20011 (on Crunchbase)(Tweet @ a co-founder)
- Senior Engineer (contract), @ BibleGateway ← 9 month PHP to Rails contract, 2010 (on wikipedia)
- Engineer @ Neighborino ← HOA startup, contract, 2008 - 2010 (on Crunchbase)
- Engineer @ Legislative Services Agency of the Indiana General Assembly ← Built the Indiana Register and Administrative Code!, 2006 - 2007 (on Ballotpedia)
- Engineer @ PanEther ← development consulting; built a fantasy football app, 2005 - 2007
- Engineer @ Optivel ← IT consulting, 2004 - 2006 (Tweet at my old boss!)
- Fluent in 3 languages
- and conversational in Indonesian
- Food Service Licensed & Certified Coffee Barista; CBD College in Sydney, RTO# 91399
- SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
- SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
- CIT (Computer Information Technology), Indiana University, 2005 - 2008 *
- Computer Science, Ball State University, 2004 - 2005 *
- MIS (Management Information Systems), Purdue University, 2002 - 2004 *
- Computer Science, Ball State University, 1997 - 1999 *
* (No actual degrees, just lots of education!)
- Devoted to making the world a better place, and to furthering scientific knowledge.
- I dedicate a significant potion of my time, talents, and resources to refugees in Africa.
- Also donate to a large number of humanitarian organizations working on issues of injustice and poverty.
Hero image by Peter Boling (me) using Inkscape, the free vector drawing tool
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