Extremely capable information systems generalist, with a wide range of experience. Comfortable debugging network drivers or bringing up a data center.


To get to the bottom of things.



  • C, C++, Python, Bash, Go, Rust


  • Linux, BSD, Solaris


  • GNU Parallel, Ansible, Terraform, Jenkins, Buildroot


Core Developer • 2018-2019 • Vocdoni OÜ • Berlin, Germany

  • Systems architecture and golang development for censorship-resistant governance platform leveraging Ethereum, Zero-Knowledge cryptography, and decentralized identity protocols.

DevOps Engineer • 2018 • Ultra Tendency GmbH • Berlin, Germany

  • Leveraged Ansible, Terraform, and provider-specific configuration engines to automate Hadoop deployment across AWS, Azure, Oracle, and Google cloud infrastructure.
  • Architected multi-tenant Active Directory and Azure Active Directory forest.

Systems Architect • 2016-2017 • Infegy, Inc. • Kansas City, Missouri, USA

  • Overhauled systems and networks to support large scale information retrieval.
  • Implemented containerization, config management and continuous integration accross the enterprise.
  • Migrated index opreations from Sphinx to Elasticsearch with zero downtime.

Application Architect • 2015-2016 • Edge Up Sports • Kansas City, Missouri, USA

  • Formulated strategies for machine learning on human performance data.
  • Delivered proof-of-concept end-user application.

CEO, Chief Engineer • 2014-2015 • Nodal Industries • Mountain View, California, USA

  • Built embedded security platform for domestic networks and IoT devices.
  • Accepted buyout after raising capital as part of 500 Startups Batch 13.

Executive Director • 2011-2014 • The Free Network Foundation • Distributed

  • Developed tools for distributed communications systems and taught their use.
  • Spoke on issues of network freedom to a variety of audiences.
  • Managed the research and education activities of the Free Network Foundation.


  • Winner, Contact Innovation Prize 2011
  • Gold Medal, Yale Physics Olympics 2007


  • Grinnell College - Grinnell, Iowa, USA 2009 - 2011
  • The Hotchkiss School - Lakeville, Connecticut, USA 2006 - 2008