I am an engineering leader with over 15 years experience delivering highly distributed and scalable software solutions. My philosophy aggregates the brilliance of total motivation (TOMO), radical candor, and “starting with why,” combined with two decades of experiences building and leading award winning, high performing delivery teams. A craftsman at heart, I am most effective in environments where I can be strategically hands on while fostering the creativity and expertise of my teams.

I’m actively looking for opportunities to speak at events or conferences about Kubernetes, AWS, Biotech, software/leadership, or anything else you’d like to listen to me talk about. I’m always open to meeting for coffee/beer in the Seattle area to talk technology, software, or sports.

Recent Thoughts, Musings & More

A sample of the most recent posts involving life, leadership, reading and other rants & raves.

Bend Beer Trip

The beer wish list: Boneyard Brewing Incredible Pulp Pale Ale – American Bone-A-Fide Pale Ale – American Rapid Transit IPA – International Hop-a-Wheelie IPA – American Notorious IPA³ IPA – Triple Mr. Centaur IPA – Triple Long-Boy Stout – Imperial / Double Read more…

A night at the ballpark?

As of the writing of this article, attendance looks like this: This marks a measured decline for three consecutive years, which for any baseball lover is somewhat concerning. There have been several articles discussing the Read more…