J.D. Hollis is a designer and engineer with over 10 years experience leading cross-functional teams on projects for clients ranging from startups to the Fortune 100. He has been employee #1 at two successful technology companies, working with his teams to scale product, process, and practice.
While J.D. is an expert in Ruby with over 12 years experience, he has worked extensively with many different languages and platforms, giving him the broad perspective necessary to align technical execution with strategic objectives. And he has mentored many developers, instilling in them a love of craft, an attention to detail, and the confidence to operate in an ever-changing business environment.
J.D. is currently Director of Technology at Cake & Arrow. He is based in Manhattan. You can also find him on Twitter, LinkedIn, and, occasionally, at near/far.