Code

  • Dad worked at WANG, bought me a Commodore64 when I was 12
    • he helped me learn BASIC and I wrote my own text adventure game (ala Zork)
  • Picked up FileMaker Pro while working in the Career Development Center at Berklee
    • under Peter Spellman, with Robert Bloodworth
  • Transitioned to full time database development at HouseWorks in Newton
    • under Kimberly Jennings
  • Taught myself ActonScript
    • nights and weekends with help from Adam Buhler and Jeff Miller
  • Landed a Flash developer gig at Digitas in the Powerhouse
    • under Celantano and Buhler, with Miller, Ault, Hilliker, Conti… too many to list
  • Learned Flex on the job at MAARK
    • under Columbo and Boursiquot, with Wightman, Elibol, Craig and a super talented design team
    • Flash died right about here
  • Went back to Digitas to do iOS development
    • under Alguero and Buhler, with Hilliker, Mullen, Conti, Deorio and dozens more
  • Completed a Certificate in Computer Science at BU
    • this provided me with the prerequisites for the Master’s program
  • Joined the LevelUp White Label Team doing iOS development
    • under Seth Priebatsch and Emily Horton, with Gaxho, Riemer, Walcott, Joey Pags
  • Completed my Master’s in Computer Science at BU
    • under Anatoly Temkin
  • Found a home on the Metromile mobile team doing iOS development
    • under Ryan Eldridge, with Roman and Baumbach