I've been working in web development and management for the better part of the last decade. After college, I worked for an online magazine and multimedia company in Santa Barbara, CA. I helped create and manage a few large php based websites built on the Joomla content management system (CMS). I helped design, build and improve many custom website features including social networks, discussion forums, directories, lead generation funnels, email marketing strategies and much more.
My first company was called Pacific Media Concepts and focused primarily on consulting, marketing & custom website development. I sold the business to my partner in 2014 and started a new business shortly thereafter called Yovigo Inc..
Lately i've been focused on our software products PayWhirl.com & Yovigo.com. Both were created with my good friend Brandon Swift from Atlanta, GA. We started off with a free DIY website builder called Yovigo in December 2013 (Yovigo.com) and then built a recurring payments platform called PayWhirl in August 2014 (PayWhirl.com).
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I grew up just north of Seattle in a town called Lynnwood, WA. I went to college in Santa Barbara, CA at UCSB and ended up with a B.A. in photography from the Brooks Institute. I have been lucky enough to be apart of the Coachella Music & Arts Festival Film Crew since 2005. Over the last decade i've photographed hundreds of artist's performances including Daft Punk, Kanye West, Madonna, Paul McCartney and many more.
I am a founder at Yovigo Inc. We're the makers of PayWhirl Recurring Payments & Yovigo Website Builder (both SaaS products). Our company is based out of Santa Barbara California and is focused on eCommerce software development. PayWhirl is for recurring payments and Yovigo is a DIY store and website builder.
Bachelor of Arts in Professional Photography with an Emphasis in Digital Media
Brooks Institute of Photography Santa Barbara, California class of 2009.
Studied photography, lighting & multimedia for four years at the Brooks Institute (formerly "Brooks Institute of Photography"). My portfolio is mainly panoramic photography, music (Coachella), sports & some nature work.
Love it. Coachella. Festivals. Daft Punk (specifically). EDM. Music Photography. Love it.
Current Favorites: Daft Punk, Madeon, Deadmau5, Ratatat, Two Door Cinema Club, Zero 7, Booka Shade
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