First things first: let me state that everything on this site is my own opinion, and has nothing to do with the viewpoints or opinions of my employer, family, or pets.
You should probably start by checking my profile on LinkedIn. I try to keep it fairly up to date.
I’m a professional software developer, currently at Marker Metro. I love to code, but I also spend plenty of time waving my hands in front of a whiteboard or projector.
When I’m not doing my day job, I spend time reviewing gadgets and gizmos for this site and (more recently) TVNZ’s Breakfast program.. I no longer contribute to TVNZ Breakfast because I don’t condone racism. If you’re interested you can see a list of my appearances here. The helicopter crash is my current favourite.
I’m an IT Manager for a financial firm in Auckland, New Zealand.
I’m an independent IT consultant, providing advice on software architecture, and developing in Java, .NET and anything else that I can get a book on and spend a couple of weeks reading about.
I’m a senior software developer for a financial firm in Auckland New Zealand.
I’m a development manager for Datacom in Auckland, New Zealand. I run a team of 30 or so software professionals within Datacom’s Systems and Integration branch. We build and run systems for companies. My job consists mainly of providing interesting work for my team and clearing obstacles so that they can do their unfailingly excellent work. I’m constantly impressed by these people. Seriously.
I’m a development unit manager for Orion Health. Still finding my feet here, but I’ll edit this once I have a feel for the place.
Back at Datacom. It’s like a warm comfy duvet but with more energy. OK bad analogy. Perhaps Datacom is more like a familiar car: much easier to do power slides, and I know exactly how hard I can drop the clutch without too much wheel spin.
I’m now a proud yellow-bellied Intergenite. Working in the Consulting and Architecture Services team at Intergen, my main focus is working with Microsoft Corporation on sexy new demos, reference implementations, and documentation.
At Marker Metro, we do nothing but world-class Windows apps. My job as Practice Lead is to make sure we’re building the world’s highest-quality Windows apps.
Certified gadget-freak, self-styled technologist, raconteur, mentor, manager, megalomaniac.
In my spare time you can find me answering many of my son’s questions, including “why did the dinosaurs not revolve fast enough to avoid extinction?”, moving various vehicles around via remote control, reading hard sci-fi, tinkering with electronics, fixing the house, and other such interesting and diverse pastimes as may catch my fancy.
I’m married, with:
- no kids kid on the way one young 4.5 year old 9.5 year old child;
- another child on the way another 3.5 year old child;
- one 70kg Newfoundland dog;
- a cat that can’t seem to clean itself;
- two manic kittens one adult cat that takes up far too much space wherever I want to sit;
- one rabbit that thinks it is a cat;
- one guinea pig;
- and one bearded eastern dragon;
- and two frogs.
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