Brian Genisio is a passionate software developer at Khan Academy, a Microsoft MVP, and an active member of the Michigan software community including co-organizing the SouthEast Michigan JavaScript Users’ Group ( He is also a contributor to Johnny-Five, the JavaScript-based robotics library, and organizes NodeBots events in his spare time. His current focus is directed to front-end (primarily JavaScript-based) development stacks. He loves to talk about making things; he can talk your ear off, just humor him. He enjoys cooking, cycling, and playing with his family.