I'm a software engineer with over 18 years of experience who specializes in helping media companies wrangle millions of photos and videos and the people who make them.

Award Winning

Ruby Rampage 2016 1st place overall

Rails Rumble 2013 1st place solo entry

If you need any of these things, we should talk.


Media Optimization & Processing

Scalable systems for near-lossless optimization and processing of images, video, and other user-generated content.

Rock-Solid Publishing

Tools for decoupling published content from back-end systems and authoring tools for fast, distributed content delivery to any platform.

Payment Soloutions

Purchasing platforms on top of Stripe, including one-time purchases, and more robust and flexible subscription billing than Stripe's default offerings.

Awesome Projects, Great Companies

I've been fortunate enough to work on some amazing projects with some great companies over the years. Many of these were direct client relationships, others are projects I worked closely on or managed while consulting through other agencies.

StickyAlbums Time, Inc. People Magazine Disney Mashable, Inc. The Urban Institute The Image Group Morehead State University Baseball Youth Magazine The Travel Channel

Recent Blog Posts

I host a weekly podcast with Jonathan Stark called Terrifying Robot Dog in which we talk about how technology is changing the way we interact with the world.