Senior Developer and Architect, P'unk Avenue
February 2008 — Present
Lead developer and architect of the Apostrophe CMS.
Lead developer on many web application and website projects. Senior mentor to a team of
seven programmers. Extensive back end work with both Node.js and PHP as well as front end
development technologies. Expert with Express, Symfony and other frameworks. Led many
client relationships and spearheaded the creation of a support team for existing customers.
Architectural decision making, database design and technical leadership. Directly managed
new hires and formulated best practices.
July 1995 — February 2008
Led a team of three in operating a successful, independent small business for over a decade.
Successfully developed and marketed influential web analytics and content authoring applications.
Published extensive articles on web development for a general audience.
Spearheaded the development of the PNG image file format.
August 1994 — June 1995
Implemented version 1.0 of RealAudio, the first streaming radio solution
on the Internet. Fully responsible for version 1.0 of the server software and the original
protocol design. Contributed extensively to version 1.0 of the RealAudio client software.
Designed a datagram-based streaming protocol for loss-tolerant transmission of audio data and
associated multimedia events.