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- Pomona College – Claremont, CA
BA in Computer Science
- GPA: 3.326
- Graduation Date: December, 2005
- Summerfield Waldorf School-Santa Rosa, CA
High School Diploma
- GPA: 4.0
- Graduation Date: June, 2000
- Sustaining Technologies LLC – Santa Rosa, CA
Founding Member, Systems and Software Architect: February 2009-Present
- Design, develop, and maintain software and web hosting infrastructure.
- Create a web-based rewards card processing system using Python and Django.
- Manage all software development and technology infrastructure operations.
- ZDCA Design & Development – Santa Rosa, CAAssociate Programmer & Web Developer: July 2011 – Present
- inthis – San Francisco, CA
Founder and Head Engineer: July 2012 – July 2013
- Web application product development, architecture, and implementation in Python using the Django framework.
- VPS system administration, including Nginx and PostgreSQL.
- Giveplace Inc. – Santa Rosa, CA
Contract Software Engineer and System Administrator: December 2011-July 2012
- System administration, including Nginx, PostgreSQL, and Solr.
- Infrared Medical Solutions – Santa Rosa, CA
Contract System Administrator and Software Developer: September 2006-December 2008
- Manage project timelines and development activities.
- Engineer, configure, and maintain network services running on Gentoo Linux servers.
- SmartAVI – Burbank, CA
Electronics QA Technician: March 2006-September 2006
- Test, debug, and repair audio-visual electronic devices.
- Assist with new product development, electronic and mechanical assembly processes, and shipping.
- Pomona College ITS – Claremont, CA
Technical Support Representative Supervisor: Spring 2001-Spring 2003
- Train new employees to provide technical support.
- Staff help desk supporting students, faculty, and administration.
- Monitor and maintain computer labs.
- Provide in-room service for students.
- Programming: Python, C, C++, Java, ActionScript, Ruby, PHP, UNIX Shells
- Frameworks: Django, Rails, Flex
- Other: LATEX, XHTML, XML, XSD, XSLT, CSS, SQL
- Server: Apache, Nginx, Tomcat, MySQL, Solr, BIND, Samba, Qmail, Postfix, CourierIMAP, OpenSSH, OpenSSL, CVS, Subversion, heartbeat
- Application: Various editors and IDEs, Photoshop, Illustrator
- Operating Systems
- Proficient in Mac OS 10.3-10.7 and Linux (Gentoo, Ubuntu, and Fedora Core)
- Familiar with Solaris, FreeBSD, and Windows 98/NT/2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista/7
- Computer Hardware: x86 and PPC, RAM, Ethernet and 801.11 interfaces, ATA/SATA, SCSI, RAID, IEEE 1394, USB
- Network Hardware: switches, routers, wireless access points.
- Transports: TCP, UDP, IPv4, IPv6, Ethernet, 802.11
- E-Mail: SMTP, IMAP, POP3, and encrypted versions
- Web: HTTP, SSL, WebDAV
- File-Serving: SMB/CIFS, NFS, AFP
- Other: DNS, DHCP
- SMT and through-hole soldering and rework.
- Analog and digital circuit troubleshooting.
- Reading and editing schematics.
- PCB layout.
Achievements and Activities
- National Merit Scholarship finalist.
- Managing a heterogeneous home network (1998 to present).
- Hosting multiple web sites.
- Virtual e-mail hosting for multiple domains.
- File-serving and backup.
- Producing and performing electronic music.
- Developing custom music hardware and software.
- Flying paragliders.