Derek is currently the Director of Engineering at DashBid. Previously, he served as the Director of Software Engineering at Piksel Inc., where he helped to design and build a platform for managing online video services for major media companies like AT&T, BSkyB, and Mediaset, as well as global brands like Airbus, Barnes & Noble, and Volkswagen.
While working at KickApps Derek lead the development of the award winning AppStudio platform, an online WYSIWIG toolset for building video players, ads, and other interactive experiences which was used by customers including NBC, BET, and ESPN. Derek also served as the Lead Developer at Educational Testing Service, where developed an analytics dashboard used by thousands of educators and academic researchers across the country. During his tenure as Senior Developer at CHI Systems Derek’s work focused on Artificial Intelligence research and Machine Learning. Derek received his Bachelor and Master degrees from Lehigh University.