I’m now available for consulting. View my resume & professional history. You may also be interested in my introductory guide to the depth, breadth and complexity of building web sites and applications which I use to scope work with some clients.
My expertise areas are communications, social media, technology and online media. I’ve been an entrepreneur, technical project manager, community activist and writer. I can offer the following skills:
- Part-time or interim technical executive management
- Technology planning and project management
- Strategy and vision development
- Software architecture and managed development
- Communications, social media and Facebook
- For profit and nonprofit capacity building
- Recruiting assistance
- Mindful, innovative advocacy
I’ve founded four companies and raised more than $3 million in venture capital and nonprofit grants. I’m a three time grantee of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation for Facebook-based, open source community software. I led the capture of missing writer Evan Ratliff in Wired Magazine’s Vanish contest.
I’m an eight year Microsoft veteran. I helped lead the MSN News and MSNBC.com launches as Group Program Manager. I’m an experienced Program Manager, Software Architect and Web Developer with expertise in cloud-based services, PHP, Yii Framework, MySQL, & Ruby on Rails.
I’m a published writer with expertise in technology, nonprofits, Microsoft and social investing.
I’m also a certified yoga teacher and a graduate of Off the Mat Into the World’s Advocacy and Leadership training. I’m founder of two not for profit coffeehouses in Seattle and co-op investor in Equal Exchange. I also volunteer teach yoga in Seattle to at risk youth through Street Yoga.