The core of WASi is a highly experienced and established team of next generation application architects and software engineers. Alongside the individual talents and decades of personal experience, the WASi team nurtures a collaborative synergy and process design that finally bridges the gap between ideas and execution.
Tim is a world class architect and developer with a diverse engineering background that includes automation sciences and robotics. Tim cut his teeth as an engineer and developer for many Fortune 500 companies, with his longest stint at Fidelity Investments. He is also an established entrepreneur, most notably as a founder and President of Web App Solution.
Tim studied Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is an avid skier and fisherman, and currently calls Boston home.
Principal + Technical Architect
Joe has 20 total years of experience in IT. He has taken products from conception all the way to fulfillment as a developer, product development specialist and sales person, and is currently most passionate about user interface technology.
Joe studied Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Cornell University. He enjoys skiing, hockey, and lacrosse, and lives in Northern New Jersey.
Principal + Technical Architect
With over 17 years in software consulting across a myriad of technologies, platforms, and disciplines, Brian has contributed to countless corporate and open source projects as an application architecture specialist, developer, and project manager. His initial bona fides come from an 8 year stint at IBM delivering enterprise applications.
Brian studied Mathematics and Computer Science at The College of the Holy Cross. He's an avid surfer, snowboarder, and volleyball ace, and currently lives on Boston's South Shore.
A "soup to nuts" full stack developer, Andrew confidently works from back-end to front-end, having launched applications for Franklin Insurance Company, Mercer Insurance Group, Financial Pacific Insurance, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Pearson Technologies, DISH Network, Media IQ, Idaho Public Television, Sirius XM, IKANOW, Armstrong, Gordon Food Service, Meijer, Great West Financial, Putnam Investments and more.
When not writing code, Andrew can be found homesteading with his wife and five children in North Central Pennsylvania.
Ryan Knight has 18 years of experience with architecture and development of large scale distributed systems and data pipelines. His current focus is on building cloud native applications using using a wide range of technologies such as Scala, Kafka, Cassandra, Spark, Kubernetes, gRPC and Vault.
Ryan first started Java Consulting in 1999 at the Sun Java Center and has since worked at a wide variety of companies such as Starbucks, DataStax, LightBend, Oracle, IBM, Tomax, Family Search and Riot Games. He enjoys sharing his experiences with others through training and presentations at conferences around the world.
Scott is also an active jazz saxophonist in the Los Angeles area. He attended the University of Southern California where he earned his Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees in Jazz Studies.