Working in the industry for over 20 years, mainly in small shops, Jim is a wearer of many hats and drawer of complicated flowcharts. Part Software Developer, part SysAdmin, DevOps, Architect and Teacher.
After attending LCA in 2004, Jim was inspired to pursue a career in and around Open Source software. This included building software with PHP, becoming active in the CodeIgniter community and, teaching Linux. For the last 6 years, he has worked as a Senior Developer at Aligent Consulting. Working with Magento, OroCRM and related technologies, he has written and open sourced extensions for both platforms, and answers questions on StackOverflow.
Jim is also an avid FPV (First Person View) drone pilot, and enjoys spending time with his wife and puppies.