Over 15 years of experience in Software Engineering OOP, Design Patterns, Web Design (UI), Web Development, User Interaction, Usability and Standards.
Techie, Web Development & Designer, Street Artist, Writer, Entrepreneur, StartupWeekend Organizer and Speaker.
As a senior developer, Michael possesses the creativity needed to innovate solutions and the depth of technical experience to make those solutions as sophisticated as they are accessible and elegant.
Michael has a two-decade history of state-of-the-art programming and cutting-edge web development. He began as a private entrepreneur, developing websites for small businesses. From there, he joined, Softek Inc., Puerto Rico's biggest software development firm, where he served as Web and Multimedia Developer. Michael went on to weave his magic web skills for a number of organizations, both established and start-ups.
More recently, he joined Millennium's development team, developing business and data solutions for MMM Healthcare, Inc, a giant in the industry. He also worked as the senior developer for Butterfly Effects LLC, during that company's meteoric rise as a nationwide provider of behavioral and education services.
Michael specializes in application architecture, design, and development. His focus has included work with Usability, User Interaction, Web Usability, Web 2.0, Multi-Tier, Windows/iPhone/Android Mobile Applications, and Client-Server Applications. Early in his career, Michael studied accounting with an emphasis on accounting software.
In addition to his vast techie and web development experience, Michael is reported to be a skilled and energetic street artist, writer, public speaker, and entrepreneur.
Awards & Achievements
- StartupWeekend Organizer and Speaker
- ITIL V3 Certified
- Top 50 Best Programmers at [login to view URL], part of the board of advisors and also won programming competitions on the Microsoft .NET framework.
- Works has been featured in many sites like Adobe, CSSMania, Flashkit and others.
- 2nd Place on Puerto Rico SME 2007 Digital Awards for Best Interactive Advertisement for the Jack Daniels Project.
- 1st Place AT&T CTIA on 2009 Best Mobile Application.
Involved In Full Life Cycle Development of Custom CMS Applications, Mobile Applications and Email Marketing Platforms. .NET driven development using Visual Studio, C#, Entity Framework, WCF, WPF, WF 4 and MVC 3.0 w/ Razor Engine, AngularJS, React JS, Swift, Java. Front End using HTML5, jQuery and CSS 3.0. Worked with other team members to ensure seamless integration of the front-end with the back end and also worked on the middle-tier.
MMM Holdings, Inc.
aug. 2009 - jul. 2011 (1 år, 11 måneder)
Involved In Full Life Cycle Development of Health Care Applications, Claim Management, Case Management, Business Processes, CMS Compliant Applications, HMO Processes, Reporting Services, Sharepoint, SSIS Packages and Custom Mobile Applications. Worked on a daily basis with C# and VB.NET on ASP.NET application, WCF, WPF, Silverlight and ASP.NET MVC. Optimized more than 25 different applications from backend to frontend using design patterns,best practices and frontend engineering standards. Optimized and cre
Senior Front End Engineer
Apex Technologies, Inc.
jan. 2008 - jul. 2009 (1 år, 6 måneder)
OCW, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
United States 2003 - 2004
Technical, Instituto de Banca y Comercio
United States 1998 - 1999
UMET - Computer Science Degree
United States 1993 - 1997
ITIL is the most widely accepted approach to IT service management in the world. ITIL provides a cohesive set of best practice, drawn from the public and private sectors internationally.
Startup Weekend: How to Take a Company From Concept to Creation in 54 Hours
John Wiley & Sons
Startup Weekend--the organization behind 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers, and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and create startups--has spawned both a global initiative in entrepreneurship as well as numerous successful startups. Startup Weekend, the book, contains best practices, lessons learned, and empowering examples derived from the organization's experiences for individuals and small organizations to follow as they launch busines