Bringing Entrepreneurship to Myrtle Beach through Cowork MYR
Co-Founder & Director of Operations
May 2010 - May 2010
I do everything at SocialSci thats not fundraising or direct coding:
Hosting & Server Management, Performance, Databases, Security, Privacy, QA, Project Management, Software feature architecting, Internal IT, Internal Metrics, Customer Support, Community Relations, and more!
Co-Founder, Director of Operations
From May 2010
Founder & CEO
January 2009 - July 2010
Award winner in Tufts Business plan competition.
Worked to design a fusion of technology and LEGO blocks which could have their block connections read, and uploaded online for sharing and use in virtual worlds such as Lego Universe.
While ultimately not successful due to lack of funding, it was an amazing introduction to the Entrepreneurial scene in Boston, and counts as one of the standard startup failures before success!
December 2009 - May 2010
TechStars Boston 2010 company - 1 of 11 accepted into the program. We aimed to introduce the world to next level feedback regarding website functionality and design.
While not ultimately successful, TechStars was an amazing experience, and it left me in the right place at the right time to connect with the SocialSci team.
July 2009 - September 2009
Provided technical and business mentoring to the 9 Boston TechStars startups for 2009.
Founder and CEO
Stateless Creations, LLC
January 2009 - July 2010
June 2007 - February 2010
Worked in a small security team - I focus on corporate IT security - Evaluating and mitigating risk across offices and datacenters through penetration testing, auditing, and intrusion detection.
Was responsible for physical security - alarms, card swipe systems, theft prevention.
Worked with other internal departments as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on security topics.
Trained staff on security topics, secure coding techniques, and incident response procedures.
Improved IDS functionality through filtering, reporting, analyzing, and resolving issues causing alerts.
June 2007 - March 2010
Information Security Consultant
Security Management Partners
March 2006 - June 2007
Working alone or in small teams - Performed penetration testing, forensics, social engineering, physical engineering, and incident response at Banks, Hospitals, Pharmaceuticals, Retail, and Corporations.
Wrote comprehensive reports for clients outlining weaknesses and strengths along with specific recommendations to mitigate discovered issues.
Internet Marketing Center of Canada
March 2003 - May 2005
Maintained a handful of FreeBSD webservers running web services, mail, dns, mysql, etc.
Installed, maintained, optimized services on the host, and migrated to new hosts/servers as we expanded.
Worked on PHP projects with lead developers, focusing on database performance and scalability.
VP of Engineering
August 2000 - October 2001
Ran the Technical side of an international hosting company with over 1,000 clients around the world. Coordinated two datacenter migrations as we grew. Managed and hired remote technicians. Handled escalated issues, managed customer service.
Conrad Weiser Area School District
January 1999 - January 2002
Worked as part of the tech team for the school district, handling all technology related issues, including management of an over 2000 user windows active directory rollout.
Qualifications & Certifications
Rochester Institute of Technology
Pennsylvania State University
Penn State University
Conrad Weiser Junior - Senior High School
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