About Me

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Architect, builder, engineer – I have been putting things together since I could first wield a hammer. I’ve been in love with coding since I found that a text editor was just as satisfying to build with. Starting in COBOL, moving through a solid foundation in VB6 and then .NET, I have settled, for now, in the realm of Open Source. My strengths are where coding, communication, and creativity converge.
Work Experience,
General Manager, Lead Developer
2007 – Present started out as a prototyping experiment to merge a charity mall and a coupon site. It has since become an incredible place to work, where hope and positive change come together through everyday online shopping. Tapping the Open Source pipeline, this fast-paced startup has pushed the popular, new affiliate marketing industry to its technological limits.
R&D Prototyper / Developer
2005 – 2008
At Didit, I worked directly with the Executive Chairman to develop new ideas in technology from Wordpress plugins to Custom Java HTTP Ad Servers. Different tasks required different languages, platforms, and mindsets, as project goals ranged from developing new ad media types to developing entirely new companies.
Chief Technologist
2008 – Present
A firm built on creativity, hardwork, and an infallible “why not?”-attitude, Punchmark has gone from a small startup to a leading turnkey web-solution provider for the independent retail jewelry industry. Constant technological and design innovation keep this company turning heads with each new product release.
Calling APIs/Webservices; High-distribution MS Win32 Com development; Deployment using the WiX Toolset to create MSI Installers and Related Custom Actions; Vastly familiar with HTTP, SMTP, other web protocols; Building numerous web crawlers and HTML scrapers spidering over 1,000,000 sites; Building distributable, auto-updating Firefox extensions, Managing developers in a high pressure startup environment; Developing custom software for Internet advertising/retargeting.
Non Profit Technology Network, 501TechClubNYC, New York Road Runners
Hacking in Progress
B.S. in Computer Science, New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT
Associate of Science in Computer Information Systems - Dean’s List
Associate of Science in Business Administration - Dean’s List