Who we are

We are an independent agile development team. We work in Boston, Massachusetts.

Benjamin Zagorsky

Benjamin "Zags" Zagorsky

Zags is a database and server wizard. He does architecture, implementation, and repair for robust, scalable back-end systems. He created and maintains Mongolia, a Python wrapper/ORM for MongoDB.

Zags graduated from Harvard in 2012 with Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Computer Science. He previously worked at Google and Seven Bridges Genomics, and was the CTO and co-founder of BetterFit Technologies. He has also built a videochat service and published game theory research.

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Kevin Fan

Kevin Fan

Kevin is an expert on building scalable web applications, especially those using Python Django or Flask, MongoDB or SQL, and Amazon Web Services.

Kevin previously worked at Amazon.com, developing analytics tools as part of the software pipeline responsible for building the search index for Amazon’s shopping catalog. He also co-founded BetterFit Technologies. Kevin graduated from Harvard in 2013 with a degree in Computer Science.

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Miriam Farkas

Miriam Farkas

Miriam is a software engineer specializing in iOS app development and UX design.

Formally trained in linguistics with an affinity for cognitive science, she has dabbled in both R and Akkadian (but can speak neither). Miriam has a bachelor's degree from Harvard and a master's degree from the University of Cambridge, both in Linguistics.

Eli Jones

Eli Jones

Eli is a systems and hardware expert. He does sysadmin and application back-end development work, as well as mobile app development.

He is unfazed by giant refactors, reinstalling bootloaders, and building his own water-cooled computers out of spare parts from eBay. Eli is finishing his degree in Computer Networking at the Wentworth Institute of Technology.

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Chris McCarthy

Chris McCarthy

Chris does front-end web development and UX (user experience). He is also the company's legal expert and handles contracts, invoicing, and project scheduling.

He previously worked at BetterFit Technologies. Chris graduated from Harvard in 2012 with a degree in Classical Languages and Literature.

Conor Hobert

Conor Hobert

Conor leads the company's sales and new business development initiatives. He graduated from The College of Charleston in South Carolina with a degree in Finance.

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Alvin Siu

Alvin Siu

Alvin is a web development specialist and your friendly, neighborhood front-end superhero. He is also the company's travel and logistics expert.

He previously was pursuing an M.D. at University of Michigan Medical School. Alvin graduated from Harvard in 2013 with a degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology.

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Josh Zagorsky

Josh Zagorsky

Josh builds Android and iOS apps, and does Python web development. He also handles company finances.

He previously wrote analytics software at Jane Street Capital, built an e-commerce website at earthCell Batteries, and wrote cost-saving software for steel mills. Josh graduated from Harvard in 2011 with a degree in Chemistry and Physics, and a minor in Economics.

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