Senior Infrastructure Engineer, San Francisco, US, 2021-current

  • Designed and built stress testing infrastructure to validate network consensus safety and the scaling limits of total user counts and block synchronization (bootstrap) within the Mina blockchain and protocol.
  • Successfully identified and triaged two severity 0 (network-halting) bugs as part of internal validation ahead of protocol upgrades.
  • Led the automation and rollout of "testnet", "mainnet", and "hard fork" network infrastructures using Terraform, Helm, and Google Kubernetes Engine.

Pompeu Fabra University

Doctoral Researcher, Barcelona, Spain, 2018-2021

  • Thesis: "Towards Generalized Blockchain Enabled Cellular Overlays".
  • Wrote and taught the smart contract programming curriculum for a new "Blockchain Technologies" course focused on the Ethereum blockchain and Solidity programming language.
  • Published research at top ranked journals and conferences including MDPI Journal Sensors (SJR Q1) and IEEE GlobeCom.


Founder, San Francisco, US, 2016-2018

  • Hired and managed an outsourced development team consisting of an account manager and three developers located in the United States and India.
  • Built an MVP for a receptionist-as-a-service platform, supporting number ordering, dynamic call routing, and voice message transcription.


Systems Engineer II, San Francisco, US, 2014-2017

  • Migrated monolith VoIP infrastructure to a service-oriented design, reducing voice carrier costs globally 72%.
  • Reduced site delivery time from 12 weeks to 2 by transitioning ISDN cricuits to internet peering using SIP.


Network Engineer, San Francisco, US, 2012-2014

  • Principle network deployment engineer; completed network deployment for facilities in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia.
  • Global support for Cisco LAN, WAN, Wireless and VPN, Juniper firewall, and F5 Load Balancer systems.

Languages and Tools

  • Python, Go, Javascript, Bash, YAML, HCL, Solidity, SQL
  • Linux, AWS, GCP, Azure, Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Puppet, Terraform, Engineering Management


  • PhD. Blockchain Technologies, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain.
  • M.S. Wireless Communications, Barcelona School of Telecommunications Engineering, Barcelona, Spain.
  • MBA. Business Administration, Illinois State University, Normal, USA.
  • B.S. Electronic Systems Technology, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, USA.