to Current Hack Reactor – San Francisco,
Developed Node/Express/MongoDB backend for Android application with REST API and email sending via SMTP.
to 08/2013 Greenlining Institute – Oakland,
Developed an interactive dashboard of consumer complaints that can be embedded into a webpage using d3.js.
Integration of US census data for all California zip codes to allow filtering by population demographics.
Wrote a node.js script that periodically updates the data in the dashboard via a public API.
Developer & Analytics Consultant07/2011
to 12/2011 Freelance Software Development – Buenos Aires
Global Encounters, Buenos Aires, Argentina - 2011 Improved advertising data collection methods, site SEO, and ROI on ad spend for Latin American travel company Designed and coded improved site search logic in Stata and engineered implemented in collaboration with PHP team.
Prototyped site search logic in Stata and worked closely with PHP team to implement for purchasing tours on the site.
Stoneacre Partners, Buenos Aires, Argentina - 2012 Architected a new WordPress network with centralized admin to allow quickly spinning up new sites or sub-networks Analyzed existing advertising strategy, ROI, and data collection systems; Onsite training sessions with employees Integrated WP plugins to manage monthly multi-level subscriptions on company sites with recurring payments.
Lead Data Analyst01/2008
to 01/2010 Vinyl Interactive – San Francisco,
Managed small team of analysts and programmers for overhaul of data collection and analysis systems.
Analysis of existing infrastructure and design of new database architecture in MySQL.
Heavy analysis using Stata, R, SQL, and various machine learning tools on large datasets.
Received certification in Hadoop at Cloudera.
to 01/2008 Global Market Insite – San Ramon,
Built 11 data visualization tools using Excel VBA and analytical scripting for clients like Accenture, Nielsen, and BP Automated generation of complex survey data for automotive industry in Excel and PowerPoint Refactored creation of sophisticated television viewing reports in Stata for NBC, cutting production time in half Prior Experience Comapny, Title, year Comapny, tile.
Software EngineerJune Famo.us – San Francisco,
Development of various prototype data visualizations that integrate the famo.us framework with d3.js.
Created force directed bubble charts that combine d3.js layout tools and the famo.us physics engine.
Built demo that allows users to quickly navigate complex set of data visualizations using 3D animations.
to 06/2013 Adchemy Inc (now Walmart Labs) – Foster City,
Analysis of TB datasets in PostGres; optimizing ad spend on Google Adwords Accounts with 500,000+ keywords.
Optimized extremely complex advertising data for major retailers including Macy's, Zappos, and Bloomingdales.
Built internal dashboard server for client accounts with Node.js which delivered data visualizations done in d3.js.
Work towards PhD: Comparative Politics2014University of Missouri-
BS: Political Science2002-
Passion for international travel. I have lived for extended periods in Argentina, Chile, and Costa Rica.
In my spare time I like to listen to music and play guitar