I'm the CTO at Tilt where I focus on HR & compliance technology. I have a passion for building simple products that get traction and help people access wellbeing.

Parenting Advice

Understand how your child learns. Hire mentors as tutors. Learning starts at home.

Hacking Child Care

Childcare is expensive. Hack it and share a nanny with other parents.

Python and Diversity

NUMFocus is a non-profit organization that supports open-source projects like NumPy, SciPy and Pandas


Whatever you do, choose happiness. It's the best way to live.

Hackers as Parents

I've recently wondered what goes into being a newborn parent. Now I know and it's like the life of a Hacker.


Today I turned twenty-nine. As a new tradition, I'm writing twenty-nine things I've learned in twenty-nine years.

2014 Goals

This is my first time publicly writing about my annual goals, or any goals for that matter. I typically write them in a notebook or my Mac's text editor, then share them with Tamara. This routine has worked okay, but its largely been ineffective and loose.

Introducing Chrrp

Chrrp is an iOS app that alerts tech founders when something good happens. Using Stripe's API, Chrrp lets you know when a customer signs up or when you make money. It's like a Stripe pager.

Bye Facebook

A few weeks ago I deactivated my Facebook account. It wasn't planned or on the to-do list, I just felt indifferent about the service.

Do Product Faster

My Mom thinks my line of work is magic. When I told her four months ago that I was going to be a Hackstar at Techstars Boulder, she assumed I'd be locked in a room making all the Internets. Well Mommy, it's sorta like that.