Eric GlasserFounder – Architect
Eric started his first technology company when he was a student at Vanderbilt. It was a process and content management system for newspapers. After releasing Virtual Newsroom as an open-source project, he started consulting with startups and businesses developing their web applications. He has since spent time in both the advertising world and Fortune 500 technology companies developing enterprise-level applications. He is a full stack engineer with a passion for scalable systems. His core belief is that working with technology doesn’t have to be a painful process. Now he is looking to bring this expertise to clients with Minerva.
Ryan (Cold) BushFounder – Mobile App Architect
Cold has been an industry power house in the mobile realm since his inception in 2008. Working with start-ups all the way up to huge companies such as Lockheed Martin, Tata Consultancy Services, and Apple, Cold has developed a strong communication skill set that allows him to understand client needs. He has experience in every layer of application programming, from database implementations to user interfaces. Cold constantly looks for ways to improve his coding abilities and is always researching the newest code architectures. Expecting the best is a good start when working with him.
Chris ColemanFounder – Principal Engineer
Chris has been developing web applications professionally since 2008. Chris founded Rot-26 Solutions LLC in 2013 to pursue contracts with his clients full-time, primarily developing web applications with PHP and Python. Before realigning his career goals with his passions, Chris worked as a mechanical engineer for 7 years focusing on robotics and industrial automation. He focuses on continuous improvement in his life and his work, which resonates well will with the Minerva team.
Alex DubernardDigital Strategy
True digital innovator with almost 12 years of experience in the industry. Alex was COO of a Digital Agency for 5 years and worked on projects for the largest European Accounts (AIRBUS Group, LVMH, Yves Rocher). Alex was also COO of a BU dedicated to turning brick and mortar businesses into digital businesses (real estate management, insurance companies..). His skills spans from e-business, business planning, marketing, branding.
Stephanie FieldsUI - UX (Partnership)
Through consulting and client workshops, I help clients realize not only their goals, but the customer’s goals as well. A strong foundation to any product is key, and I pour thought into user stories, research, prototyping and architecture to ensure the product is both usable and successful. Brands: I’ve had the opportunity to work with great brands such as SeaWorld Parks, Disney, FoodNetwork, GUESS?, Silver Oak, Finish Line, and Wente Vineyards, and Pfister.
Ryan McCarthyUI Design (Partnership)
For the past 15 years Ryan has lived and breathed the graphic design, digital and multimedia realm. Whether it’s website creation, video production, managing a team, or creative direction for a mobile app, his passion for smart design and innovation is alive in everything he does.
Nolan NicholsQA - Testing (Partnership)
Nolan is an accomplished senior software quality assurance engineer with experience in both manual and automated testing of web-based, enterprise and stand-alone software systems. He possesses excellent communication and collaboration skills with extensive experience in functional, exploratory, load, compatibility, regression, automation and localization test development using both advanced Agile and Waterfall methodologies. Additionally, he provides directory structure analysis and internationalized environment implementation. His skill set also includes hardware configuration, system maintenance and data recovery capabilities, workstation/lab network setup, repairs and troubleshooting.
Jake WilsonQA - Testing (Partnership)
Jake is an accomplished quality assurance professional. He is a certified scrum master and believes in agile testing. He has a strong passion for QA and regularly attends conferences and keeps up on the latest happenings in the QA industry. He has 15+ years experience testing mobile, software, web, enterprise applications. He can develop a QA strategy for just about anything and can execute across all facets of the release lifecycle. His motto is “fail fast”.
Jeffrey 'JGu' GuWeb Developer