Senior Software Developer
Plugged in: February 15, 2016
Charles is a senior developer, which means he’s an old developer. He writes code so you don’t have to.
Quick learner, not afraid to fail fast to succeed big
imposter syndrome, love donuts
He was born in Staten Island, NY. Moved to Jacksonville when he was 13. He is a US Marine (once a Marine always a Marine) where he worked as an electrician and member of the Drum and Bugle Corps. He was a soldier in the US Army where he served in Desert Storm and eventually became a Drum Major in the band. He is an entrepreneur and was an owner of telephone company, a recording studio and an aquarium maintenance company. He started his development career as a freelance web developer and turned his desire to help his customers succeed into a small marketing company. He eventually became a lead developer at Web.com, Allstate, and FIS where he learned how to plan, build and deliver world-class systems.
How do you explain your job to people who know very little about the Internet?
I use code to make complex problems simple.
Who is your favorite Internet celebrity?
What unique quality do you possess that you believe makes you good at your job?
I’m a tuba player.
What is your favorite thing about the Suite 400 space?
Tell us one unique fact about your hometown, the place your family is originally from or a place you have lived in over the years.
I lived in Crailsheim Germany, a 600 year old city, and they had the best pastries. I almost overdosed on Berliner donuts.