Software development is my left fist and data mining and analysis are my right. My weapon of choice is JavaScript.

Usability is in my blood. My grandma uses SMS and Facebook and serves as my reminder to design frictionless, engaging experiences for all.

Work Experience

  • Senior Engineer2015 - Present

    Jarvus Innovations
    • Hacking on Slate - an open-source infrastructure that improves schools' access and control of education technologies.
  • Software Developer2013 - 2015

    • Developed click-to-dial browser plugins for Chrome, FireFox and Safari capable of finding phone numbers in dynamically loaded content and nested iframes (exceeding the capability of Google and Skype plugins).
    • Collaborated with a team of ten developers to maintain and add functionality to a legacy code base consisting of: PHP, JavaScript, Python, Perl, and Erlang.
  • Director of Data and Accountability2012 - 2013

    String Theory Schools
    • Saved $300,000 in first year infrastructure costs using pfSense, D-Link and Ubiquiti UniFi.
    • Engineered an HTTPS content filtering solution for 1:1 iPad deployment at 1/10th the cost of comparable solutions.
    • Extended automation of Google Apps administration using Selenium and Node.JS to perform tasks Google's APIs couldn't.
    • Migrated legacy systems and spreadsheets into LDAP to deploy SSO and directory services.
  • Software Developer2011 - 2012

    HouseFix, Inc.
    • Compiled a nationwide directory of home improvement contractors of unprecedented accuracy for a fraction of the cost of commercially available listings.
    • Designed and developed an innovative in-page help system that offered site-wide, task-based contextual guidance to end users without impacting load times.
  • Lab Technician & Sales Associate2007 - 2011

    Ritz Camera & Image

    Provided end user support for touch screen kiosks, digital cameras and various photographic equipment; gaining insight into computer human interaction while exceeding sales goals and customer expectations.

  • Software Developer & Consultant2007 - 2008

    Renn Weddings, LLC

    Identified and eliminated production bottlenecks by developing a drag-and-drop app that automatically enhances, rotates, resizes, watermarks and compresses large batches of photos.

  • Software Developer & Consultant2003 - 2005

    Assisted in the planning and implementation of data mining software that indexed and compiled the largest and most comprehensive database of cheat codes in the world as of 2005.


  • Business Management / Graphic Information SystemsFall 2013

    West Chester University of Pennsylvania


  • Association for Computational Linguistics2012 - Present


  • JavaScript

  • PHP

  • Perl

  • HTML / CSS

  • Python

  • PostgreSQL

  • Git / SVN


  • PostgreSQL

  • MySQL

  • MongoDB

System Administration

  • SmartOS

  • *nix

  • AWS Cloud

  • Nginx

  • Apache

  • Node.JS

  • Atlassian


  • Photoshop

  • ArcGIS / Business Analyst

  • Balsamiq Mockups

  • Microsoft Office


  • Data Mining

  • Screen Scraping

  • NLP

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