I like to help companies move the needle on their key metrics (like increasing repeat visits), and ship code!
CTO/equivalent for multiple crypto projects.
Founder of Zooch! mobile trading app
Technical Pioneer of social networking -- Founder of Ryze, the big influence on Friendster, which in turn influenced Facebook
Founder/Creator of a cloud-based SaaS/PaaS/web-based IDE, Coderbuddy, a 500 Startups portfolio company, recruited team, raised funding
Ph.D. Math at age 20, Nonlinear Optimization, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Developing software since age 7
Napster founding investor
Thiel Foundation Fellowship Mentor
Email contact: firstname @ firstname lastname . com Available by contract
Decades of experience in software development with a range of languages and environments, Python, Java, PHP, Amazon Web Services / EC2, Google App Engine, Node.js, Redis, MySQL, NoSQL, etc.
Before work with startups, contracted for HP, Charles Schwab, Bank of America, etc. Interest and background in finance and biomathematics as well. Strong interest in behavior design, user experience, power-law and fat tail distributions/implications, and data-driven feedback loops and metrics.