Jim is a full-stack master of website design and application development in all major frameworks including .Net, Java, and PHP. He is a also a skilled server admin in Windows IIS10 and below, Sun Glassfish, Apache and Tomcat. He is an equally competent DB admin fluent in SQL, *SQL, MySQL, and Oracle. He works in Visual Studio 2016, Adobe CC, and Eclipse IDE. Jim is also a skilled photographer and videographer / editor (Adobe Premiere, Sony Vegas) Jim is an independent, free-lance contractor (Il Corp), licensed and insured C2C.
In addition to being a world-class coder, Jim has a thorough understanding of business, sales, management, and accounting. He launched several new internet businesses over the years including Stock.com, DSL.com, and Handyman.com. He has managed many small-medium teams of developers on 100's of projects in the past 15 years. In sales he worked with large multi-nationals selling multi-million dollar software packages including SAP.
Jim is married to his wife of 25 years and has 3 children, 24, 23 and 19yrs. old. He holds a BA in music composition from Columbia College. He plays piano, he's an avid chess player, collects motor-scooters and enjoys audiophile sound. Fascinated with mechanics Jim does all the engine work on his cars, bikes and boats. In the summer Jim enjoys sailing and keeps a yacht in Burnham harbor.
"You will never feel truly satisfied by work until you are satisfied by life.” ― Heather Schuck