I have managed everyone from Directors down, been involved with hiring C-levels, and am in my comfort zone speaking with other executives, explaining technical topics in understandable ways and remaining calm and friendly under adverse conditions.
Do you need assistance securing your company, systems, network or web application? With my background securing companies for SOC2 certifications and against OWASP Top 10 security concerns, I can help.
My gaming career started with chess tournaments and quickly moved on to MMOs, where I created a business selling virtual goods, and sponsored tournament play in both FPS and RTS genres.
From tweaking and optimizing computers for competitive advantages, I gained knowledge that led naturally into managing systems and networks for large organizations, both directly and through contracts.
Beginning with the smash shit, Trism, I started programming for myself, creating a p2p parking platform, Parkify, a gamified voter registration system, YouElect.us, for the 2012 election cycle, and a chat API, tee.ms, as well as other projects that didn’t make it to prime time.
Out of my entrepreneurial experience, I learned how to protect against known threats using best practices. I now manage dozens of technology professionals as a Vice President, Systems Engineering for Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, and consult as the right opportunities arise.
Please feel free to send me any questions you might have. I am always looking for interesting ways in which I can contribute to the world around me.