This week, we welcomed Michael Zandstra to the team as Senior Product Engineer. His experience in application programming and network architecture will help us continue to lead clients to success online. Read on to learn more about Michael’s background and interests.
Tell us about yourself.
After flirting with both biochemical engineering and marketing, I settled on a career in IT, with a specific interest in application and server architecture. I worked for several large companies such as Hewlett-Packard and Charter before transitioning to a engineering role with Derek’s team. I also pursue entrepreneurial ventures on my own time.
Whata s your favorite web site?
On a given weekend, you will probably be:
I’ll probably be working on some home improvement projects, working on cars, skydiving (usually ~5 jumps a weekend), fighting (mixed martial arts, for fun & exercise), playing music, volleyball, biking… Anything that looks interesting really.
What draws you to this industry?
The culture. Creative types are a lot more fun to be around, and I enjoy the agency-client dynamic as well.
Mac or PC?
Linux (w/ Windoze as a last resort)