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I can speak Objective-C HTML & HAML CSS & SASS JS & CoffeeScript Ruby C
I live in Rails Sinatra SublimeText Xcode Photoshop Boulder, Colorado
I enjoy Productivity New Ideas Semantic Design Good Weather Espresso Travel
I dislike Cubicles Bad UX Junk Mail Stagnation
I've convinced Flipboard Monospace Ltd. MapQuest Everlater Hewlett-Packard to pay me.
IMUNA The Leeds School don't pay me, so I volunteer.
I learn from Univerity of Colorado My Mom Failure
Eric Horacek and I founded Monospace, a creative technology firm that specializes in delivering intuitive, beautiful, and useful software solutions for clients and their customers. The firm’s interest and expertise lies in development for mobile platforms (iPhone and iPad) and the web. Our previous clients include the Stanley Hotel, the University of Colorado, Ball Corporation, and Impact on Education.
I joined the six-person Everlater team to work on a white-label traveler engagement product serving over 100,000 travelers. Together, we wrote software that enabled quick and easy travel journaling while abroad for web, iPhone and iPad.
I have volunteered for the International Model United Nations Assocation for the past three years. Our staff reaches approximately 6,000 high school students annually to participate in civic simulations of the United Nations, fulfilling our organizational mission of "Education through Simulation." This year, I serve as the Secretary-General for our San Fransisco conference. The Secretary-General is one of two chief executives for our conferences, and is ultimately responsible for all deliverables related to the conference.
At HP, I worked in the Workstation Innovation Lab, exploring innovative new technologies and experiences and determining their applicability in the organization's future product lines. I had the opportunity to work on projects such as monitoring systems for high performance computing systems, prototyping touch interfaces for animators and creative professionals, and development of experimental software for emerging mobile platforms.
During my senior year of high school, I helped found a community based organization with the mission of improving access to basic technological tools for disadvantaged students. Today, TAI runs yearly “build days” which teach target students how to assemble a computer, and the resulting computer is donated to needy families in the community. Before I transitioned to an advisory role for the initiative, I applied for (and received) a seven-thousand dollar grant to ensure the program’s continuation.
Let's talk about the next big thing you are creating! I would love to hear from you, and maybe we can make something together.
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