Viewfinder is a unique photo-sharing platform that enables you to share exactly what you want with who you want.
Engineering and Product:
CEO and Co-Founder
Senior Engineer, Google: Colossus, exascale distributed file system; Java infrastructure, including the open-sourced Google Servlet Engine (2002-2011).
Co-founder, WeGo Systems, $20mm Mayfair-funded startup subsequently sold to Alternet (1998-2002).
Co-authored Gnutella “Gnubile” P2P file sharing client and built image processing backend for Ofoto which was sold to Kodak (1998-2002).
University of California at Berkeley, co-authored open-sourced GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) with Peter Mattis; B.A. Computer Science.
CTO and Co-Founder
Senior Engineer, Google: Colossus, exascale distributed file system; Google Goggles; search and storage system for Gmail; open-sourced Google Servlet Engine (2002-2011).
Senior Engineer, Scale8, lead architect on user space filesystem and NFS storage appliance (2001-2002).
Co-founder, Bookface, platform for online book publishing and consumption (1999-2000).
Senior Engineer, Inktomi, built a high performance caching system for the company’s Traffic Server product (1997-1999).
University of California at Berkeley, co-authored open-sourced GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) with Spencer Kimball; B.A. Computer Science.
President, Head of Product and Co-Founder
Member of EKO Asset Management Partners working on the firm’s investment, transaction advisory and consulting functions (2010-2011).
Associate, Lehman Brothers’ Corporate Strategy Group advising Executive Committee on a wide range of transactions and initiatives; Analyst, Global Capital Markets division (2003-2008).
Duke University, A.B. Public Policy Studies.
Senior Engineer, Microsoft: various data-access technologies most recently SQL Azure, Microsoft’s cloud-based relational database service; Senior Engineer, Microsoft’s XML team (1996-2012).
Co-founder, Cardbot, automated trading platform for online gaming commodities (2005-present).
Brigham Young University, B.S. Computer Science.
Senior Engineer, Dropbox: scalability and server infrastructure (2011-2012).
Senior Engineer, Friendfeed (acquired by Facebook) and Facebook (2009)
Senior Engineer, Brizzly (acquired by AOL) and AOL (2009-2010).
Senior Engineer, Google: Java infrastructure; Co-founder and technical lead, Google Reader (2002-2009).
Maintains open source Tornado web framework (2009-present).
North Carolina State University, B.S. Computer Science.
Senior Engineer, Microsoft: server technologies specializing in distributed systems, various areas of SQL Server including storage engine transaction management, backup/restore and SQL Azure; developer of the internet mail connector (smtp) for the first version of Exchange Server and NT kernel driver providing a file system API for Exchange Server (1995-2012).
Iowa State University, B.S. Computer Engineering.
Senior Engineer, Google: hybrid development/integration role on Colossus; running and automating data center operations for massive-scale systems infrastructure including GFS and Bigtable (2006-10012).
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.A. and M.S. Computer Science.
Software Engineer, Microsoft: SQL Azure database and the Windows Phone team.
University of Missouri, B.S. Computer Science.
Senior Designer, Division Of/: various identity and interactive projects for clients such as NBCUniversal, LiveNation.com, and Viewfinder.
Designer, Objective Subject: various projects for the Associated Press, Viacom, and the Council on Foreign Relations.
Senior Vice President, Goldman Sachs, Investment Banking Corporate Finance Solutions Group (2007-2012).
Managing Director, Bear Stearns, Investment Banking Structured Products Group (2001-2007).
Associate, Cravath Swaine and Moore, Tax Department (1998-2001).
Columbia School of Law, J.D.; University of Florida, B.S. and an M.A. in Accounting.
Associate, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler: litigating intellectual property and commercial disputes (2008-2012).
Law Clerk, Hon. Robert R. Beezer, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (2007-2008).
Law Clerk, Hon. Paul C. Huck, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida (2006-2007).
George Washington University Law School, J.D.; Duke University, A.B. in both History and Comparative Area Studies.