PDP is a senior veteran in software with over 20 year in the industry. Starting in C/C++, he moved into Java, dabbled in C#, and vaulted into leading and building teams. He started a company that manufactures and sells the Hold-it! Game Card Organizer, and came back into tech to continue inventing and building things primarily in Ruby on Rails. He mentors engineers in things technical, process and personal, volunteers for RailsBridge Boston regularly, is often found at the Boston Ruby Group Project Night as a willing advisor. With an eclectic background starting with a career as a dancer, PDP is engaging and inspiring, and greatly enjoys helping other engineers be successful in building their products and their careers.