In addition to that first exposure to Monetate at Barcamp, he had also heard good things about the company at other Philly conferences and happy-hour events, and decided to take the leap. “It’s definitely a huge change,” he says. “It’s smaller, but it’s also a startup that’s far enough along that it doesn’t seem too risky.”
Outside of work, he likes to read, especially about game design theory.
A few other tidbits
These questions are taken from Get to Know Monetate’s Engineers
First programming language: “TI-BASIC. I wrote a bunch of games and programs to do my homework and tests.”
Favorite text editor for writing code: Sublime Text
Favorite browser: Chrome
Favorite movie: “The Fifth Element”
Hidden talent: He plays bass.