I started coding at 12 while attending middle school, at 18 founded my own software consulting firm and with it advised several domestic and international customers on for their IT needs. In college I studied Computer Science.
I became interested in Java and founded JUGsv, El Salvador’s first Java User Group, then in Google technologies and co-founded El Salvador’s first Google Technologies User Group (formerly known as GTUGs, now GDGs) where served as Speaker/Blogger, co-founded Mentoring for El Salvador, an award winning Mentoring Program for low income high-school kids in El Salvador developing a Web based platform that allows mentors to communicate with students.
I’ve designed and developed software for prestigious companies and organizations such as DataSoft, Avianca/TACA Airlines, EQUIFAX, ACF Technologies, the Inter-American Development Bank, co-founded and led mobile development at Geopon, a mobile commerce/advertising startup, later I had the opportunity to work at Genome, an award-winning experiential digital agency and startup accelerator where I created iOS and Android MVPs for incubating startups and also created websites and Android apps for United Airlines, EXXON & Mobile and Verizon.
Currently, I am Senior Android Engineer at BeenVerified.com, where my mission is to improve and maintain the company’s new Android apps I developed from scratch.
As you can see I love to code, I also love to attend hackathons, conferences and developer meetups to keep learning and share the little I know with everyone.
I enjoy reading, exploring the outdoors, taking long walks with my awesome dog Duke, to live a healthy lifestyle, cook new dishes every week, travel whenever I can.
It is 2017, you are a developer and you are ashamed of having your personal domain forwarded to an about.me page… if you are like me, you probably want YOUR OWN SITE with your bio, your portfolio, links to your social media profiles, and you want to be able to customize it a bit.
What to do, what to do… let’s think out loud and list at least 3 options:
A. Get hosting from GoDaddy or other traditional hosting provider and set up a CMS like Wordpress… nah, too expensive, and you don’t really want to deal with Wordpress for...
Moved to New York, NY.
Adopted Duke the dog.
Co-Founded Geopon, a mobile app startup.
Moved to Miami, FL.
Started working as a Diplomat IT Consultant in Washington, DC.
Moved to the United States.
Android was released. Started learning it as soon as the docs became available.
Got the first iPhone and immediately realized smartphones were the future.
Became Lead Java Developer and R&D Software Engineer at a digital signage company. Go to create my own linux distro.
Got my first full-time job as Java Developer (kept my company on the side).
Founded my own company, ‘Real Action Software’ and created websites, interactive flash CDs and Desktop apps.
Survived Y2K and learned HTML.
Started coding! The first programming language I learned was Turbo Basic (tb).
Drop me a line if you are interested in me speaking at an event, or if you are Ok with me creating your app (100% freelancing) or if you have any feedback about my site.