I founded NameLayer
, the commercialization of algorithms to find needles in the haystack of the domain name aftermarket. We sold premium domains to startups and Fortune 500's. After NameLayer launch
, I wrote the guide
that startups often consult when choosing their name. NameLayer was acquired by Techstars
to help them name their next generation of startups.
I'm the creator of Velocity.js,
book with Pearson.
I'm the recipient of Stripe's Open Source Grant
award, with which I created Libscore
in partnership with Stripe and DigitalOcean. Libscore is the web's first tool for holistically tracking
I gave the keynote lecture at the world's largest instructional coding event
, where I had the opportunity to teach 500 people at once
the basics of web programming. I now serve as a judge for Awwwards
I am the producer/host of Founder Stories
on TechCrunch, a series in which I interview notable tech CEO’s on their most interesting accomplishments.
In case you're interested, you can read more about me here
, or here