I am a professional software engineer with a wide range of experience in creating and supporting applications and the infrastructure they run on, using a variety of languages, frameworks, and technologies. I’ve had the opportunity to learn and grow in multiple sectors of the industry, including telecommunications, network security, video games, and social networking.
I have a Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. I now live in the sunny San Francisco Bay Area, in California, with my wonderful wife Angela and an adorable pair of cats named Skittle and Zero.
I have been using and promoting Linux and open source software since late 2003, and I am a firm believer in the merits of free/libre software in professional software. I contribute to various open source software projects, and I like to share my passion and excitement for free software whenever I get the chance.