Vice President of Operations
8th Light Craftsman since August 1st, 2011
Mike teaches two- to five-day courses on topics ranging from object-oriented development, test-driven development, SOLID principles, Java, C#, and Ruby. Additionally, Mike organizes the 8th Light University meetups, and served on the program committee for SCNA in 2013.
Prior to joining 8th Light, Mike worked at a large health-care company in Madison, Wis. Mike led a group of 20 in a multi-year project for the install, configuration, and maintenance of the company’s software as a Technical Coordinator.
Mike graduated from Northwestern University in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in Latin. He has presented on topics like The Master Craftsmen, Framework Counseling, Backbone.js basics, and Backbone with Rails.