I'm a systems engineer and entrepreneur specializing in data accessibility, automation, and distributed systems. I run a meetup group, talk at conferences, and make the occasional Android app.

My wife Alexandra should take credit for most of my productivity.


Big Data Madison
Data infrastructure meetup group I run in coordination with Pitt Fagan
Building and improving products with Hadoop
Hadoop Summit, San Jose CA, June 2013
Integrating batch processing into your app
Madison Ruby, Madison WI, August 2012


Assored Github projects
Mostly libraries and example code for Hadoop.
Simple Check-In for Foursquare
Check in on Foursquare in 5 seconds.
Wi-Fi Check-in for Foursquare
Automatically check-in to Foursquare when you connect to wi-fi.