Before we begin...What exactly am I an expert of? I'd say nothing, more a Jack of all Trades / Master of Nothing. That being said, it is a reference to this comedy sketch.
I currently a DevOps/Site Reliability Engineer employed at J.P. Morgan Chase, where I leverage a combined 11 years in various technical roles such as Quality Assurance Developer, Tier 2 and 3 Technical Support as well as Integration and Deployment Engineer at a variety of industry leaders in Financial Trading Technology (FinTech)
I’ve previously worked as a Senior Technical Support Analyst at Fidessa Corporation and Bloomberg L.P. Both of which are well respected on the global stage for providing high performance market data and trading systems for a full spectrum of asset classes.
I am the former Operations Manager for Aggressive Comix, an entertainment media site focused on Pop Culture and celebrating all that is nerd. I am based out of New York and currently managing a number of initiatives including a major revamp of the website.
I received my B.S. in Computer Science and Business from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. in 2008.
In the esports and Twitch.tv livestreaming communities, I am better known as PanicSwitched and have served in a number of freelance roles to help content creators grow within an increasingly saturated market. I provide advisory and consultation services for many members of the community as well as acting as a Content / Talent Manager for a number of promising livestreaming talents. Nearly all of the talents I have worked with, have achieved major growth and success in terms of earnings and average viewer counts.
I have a number of other hobbies and skills and am eager to learn new things. Some of these skills include:
Programming / Scripting – Numerous languages, mostly hobby level to perform odd jobs
Game Design – I’ve come up with dozens of ideas, check out the blog for details!
Web Design and Development
Event Photography / Videography – Covering events like New York ComiCon and C2E2
Post-Processing via Adobe LightRoom & Photoshop
Video Editing via Adobe Premiere Pro
Plastic Modelling (Various levels)
Technology Consultations — Audio, Video, Photography, Lighting