Aaron has been engineering software and systems for over 10 years. He is currently writing code for Aol’s infrastructure development team in Dulles, VA. He is a polyglot coder who has written production code in Perl, Java, VB.Net, JavaScript, and Go. In 2006 Aaron took a 3 year break from software to attend culinary school and work as a pastry chef in Atlanta, GA. This experience gave Aaron a unique perspective on the role of technology as a force for improving people’s lives.