A Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with expertise in tech-enabled service companies, business intelligence, and software development. Skilled in leading teams and implementing technology strategies that drive business growth, improve operations, and enhance customer experience. Experience in designing and building software systems and managing data analytics projects to extract insights and support decision-making. Strong background in identifying and analyzing industry trends and emerging technologies to identify opportunities and stay ahead of the competition. Proven ability to work closely with cross-functional teams, including product management, engineering, and sales, to drive innovation and achieve business objectives.

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Zollege 2019-08-01 —

Chief Technology Officer

Managing technical infrastructure of 100+ vocational training schools across the US.


  • Setting a vision for how technology will be used in the company.
  • Ensuring that the technological resources meet the company's short and long-term needs.
  • Outline the goals for research and development.
  • Creating timelines for the development and deployment of all technological services.
  • Making executive decisions on behalf of the company's technological requirements.
  • Acting as a mentor to team members.
  • Maintaining a consumer-focused outlook and aiding in the delivering of IT projects to market.
  • Managing technology budgets and time frames.
  • Staying on top of technology trends and developments.
  • Ensuring all technology practices adhere to regulatory standards.

Austin Coding Academy 2015-08-01 — 2019-07-30

Chief Technology Officer + Senior Software Engineer + Lead Instructor

In charge of all things technical, authored curriculum, and taught web development courses to adult learners.


  • Acquired 2019 by Zollege
  • Responsible for entire company software infrastructure
  • Created, maintained, and led interns and contributors on Campus Manager, our custom Learning Management System
  • Authored curriculums on HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Node.js, MongoDB
  • Developed workbooks with CI integration for linting
  • Maintained web presences for all four locations Austin, San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas
  • Built reporting infrastructure that combined data from multiple sources: Payments, CRM, LMS, etc. Ask me about YoSQL!
  • Implemented automation for web hooks, status checks, user events, reports, deployments, tests, etc.
  • Implementing/analyzing tracking services such as Google Analytics/Tag Manager, Facebook Pixel, click heatmaps, etc
  • SEO Optimization

SkillsEngine 2017-10-16 — 2019-03-13

Senior Software Engineer

Develop web service around skill predicting and aligning machine-learning driven service


  • Work with modern web stack: React + Redux, Ruby on Rails
  • Agile environment and collaborative coding
  • Full Stack development, worked on all corners of the code base, services, and integrations

Anaconda 2015-06-08 — 2017-01-01

Software Engineer

Bokeh contributor, an open-source python driven graph generator. Implemented and designed client-specific projects and solutions.


  • Worked on, a packaging and environment manager repository
  • Contributed to open-source packages such as Bokeh (
  • Fast-paced full-stack client-specific projects with modern web development stacks

Generation Ready 2013-11-01 — 2015-06-05

Lead Software Engineer + Architect

Designed, built, and maintained in-house internet software. Headed small team of web developers and quality assurance technicians.


  • Flourished in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • Developed deep PHP and Javascript skills
  • Learned and implemented new technologies often
  • Developed and launched CMA software for realtors
  • Built application from the ground up
  • Integrated into CRM to track sales, support, and marketing
  • Maintain Business Intelligence platform to monitor KPIs
  • Agile development environment
  • Enforce cybersecurity policies
  • Research and implement third party software
  • Hire and train new technology staff when needed
  • Marketing tech, sales ops, and web development
  • Premium Sitter Matching App
  • Built initial mobile app (NannyTribe)
  • React Native + Node.js/Express.js + Postgres
  • Beta release on TestFlight
  • Custom built matching algorithm
  • Project manage outsourced development team
  • Integrated app into CRM
  • Build data pipelines and BI dashboards
  • Learning Management System and Course Management Tool
  • Creator and current maintainer
  • Over 700 Users
  • Supports web hooks with Zapier
  • Powerful reporting engine
  • Built with MongoDB, Node.js, Express.js, Passport.js, Backbone.js, and React.js
  • Adblocking as a Service
  • Sets up a pre-configured Pi-Hole on a dedicated VPS
  • Uses cron jobs to generate trials
  • Hit #11 on Hacker News! (
  • Registration currently disabled while licensing is figured out
  • Converts NoSQL databases and JSON collections into SQL tables
  • Creator and current maintainer
  • Integrates with Zapier for web hook functionality
  • Save and share queries
  • API to integrate with any SPA frontend


  • JavaScript
  • Node.js
  • Express.js
  • React.js
  • React Native
  • SQL
  • NoSQL
  • Snowflake
  • Data Visualization
  • Metabase
  • Business Intelligence
  • Executive Dashboards
  • AirByte
  • Custom ETLs
  • DigitalOcean
  • AWS
  • Heroku
  • Dokku
  • CMS
  • LMS
  • CRM
  • HubSpot
  • Integrations
  • Browser Extensions
  • Postman
  • JSON
  • MarTech
  • Sales Ops
  • Stripe
  • Agile SAAS
  • Engineering Management
  • GitHub
  • GitHub Actions
  • CircleCI
  • Ruby/Rails
  • Python/Django
  • PHP/Laravel
  • NLP
  • Twilio
  • DNS
  • Cloudflare
  • Matching Algorithms
  • Phishing Prevention
  • Server Monitoring

Product Management

  • Manage development team
  • Maintain budgets
  • Write out descriptive requirements
  • Hire new technology role positions
  • Train new technology hires
  • Manage DNS and productivity software
  • Organize product assets

Sales Ops

  • Build out and maintain CRM
  • Automate workflows and movement of data
  • Develop integrations
  • Map out sales pipelines

Marketing Technology

  • Install marketing solutions
  • Measure engagement and advertising
  • Web development


  • Ensure compliance in technical and business architecture
  • Enforce authentication and authorization policies
  • Treat sensitive data as a liability rather than an asset

Business Intelligence

  • Map ETL pipelines to gather data from different services
  • Install and maintain SQL reports and data visualizations
  • Monitor KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance

Support Operations

  • Install customer support pipelines
  • Document and train support staff
  • Provide tools needed to support customer troubleshooting

Technology Vendor Relations

  • Research vendor products that align with business needs
  • Learn product and read documentation
  • Train internal staff if needed
  • Interface with vendor support if needed
  • Negotiate cost of vendor services if possible


  • Proven experience as a CTO
  • 8 years working in a technological role
  • 5 years of engineering managerial experience
  • Advanced technological skill set and a demonstrated history with technology
  • Board presentations
  • Knowledge of technological trends to build strategy
  • Understanding of budgets and business-planning
  • Ability to conduct technological analyses and research
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional team management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Leadership and organizational abilities
  • Strategic thinking
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Ability to delegate efficiently
  • Extensive industry knowledge with an eye towards the future