Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering/Shogun of Lunch
“Quality is key. Test-driven development is the way to go when creating Web applications. It results in cleaner code, fewer errors and easier maintenance.”
Maki brings over 15 years of mission-critical system infrastructure, architecture and application development experience. As CTO and VP of Engineering, Maki is responsible for all of Matrix Group’s system infrastructure, architecture, business systems, application development, evaluation and selection of new technologies, and customer hosting, maintenance, and support.
Before joining Matrix Group, Maki was in charge of R&D at The Motley Fool where he evaluated and implemented new applications and technologies, including the Fool’s usage tracking and banner advertising systems. Prior to The Motley Fool, Maki held senior engineering positions with Amtrak, Lockheed Martin, and IBM Global Services. Maki earned his B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.