VP, Web Application Architect
2016 - Present (11 months)
Led front and back-end efforts to modernize a Java SOA jQuery application. 80% coding, 20% management. Used RESTful standards to modernize and modularize an API consumed by...more a decoupled Angular 2.X interface. Worked with stakeholders and global teams to develop a strategy and roadmap for the project.
What's the most useful business-related book you've ever read?
Rework, Zero to One, The Lean Startup
What's your favorite non-business book?
The Selfish Gene
If money were not an issue, what would you be doing right now?
Building a company that helps connect people with classical music.
What words of advice would you give your younger self?
Do not climb ladders that have already been created; focus on building your own.
What aspects of your work are you most passionate about?
Purpose, craft and quality. One of my favorite anecdotes about Steve Jobs is the story of him building a fence, in which he maintains that even parts of the fence that are obscured should be crafted with the same degree of meticulousness. Integrity.