About Experienced VP/CTO with a passion for large scale web systems and startups. I have extensive experience as a hands-on programmer (primarily in c++ & Ruby), but have a strong interest in product (definition, UX, and strategy). My greatest asset is my ability to build great teams and execute quickly and efficiently on business goals.
Because of my background in big companies, but recent experience on the executive teams in startups I know how to build things in a scalable way (check out my chapter on large scale websites from the Architecture of Open Source Applications, published May 2012 - http://www.aosabook.org/en/distsys.html), but also do so on limited resources (a.k.a. be