I am the CTO and Co-Founder of LegUp, which helps families find trusted care providers for their children. I'm the father of two children, a former CTO at CarRentals.com (part of the Expedia Group), and active voice developer and enthusiast with more than a dozen published Alexa skills. I'm passionately curious about new technologies and write articles about my technical explorations and leadership ideology.

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Tech Talk

Advice from a developer, industry executive, and startup CTO

Summary from an Ask Me Anything session as a section leader for Stanford's Code In Place program.


What you need to know to build a serverless communication system

How you can use AWS technologies like SQS, SES, SNS, and Lambda to create a serverless system to automate delivery of e-mail messaesf


It’s never too early to set up a data lake

Is it ever too early to start thinking about collecting and using customer data? No! And you don't need millions of records or complex data pipelines to get started. Learn how I helped a startup gather and use their customer data


How to use your AWS data set to build simple business reporting

Learn how you can take advantage of customer information stored in your AWS databases to create automated e-mailed reports to provide insights into your business operaitons.