He began his IT career in the early days of social media. Prior to Peanut Labs™, he co-founded, designed and built XuQa.com, a social network application, a competitor to MySpace, that grew to support a user base of more than 2 million monthly users and 500 million monthly page views.
In addition to his love of computers and software, he served as President of the Williams Institute of Technology (WIT) from 2002 to 2004, where he mentored aspiring web engineers. During his tenure, his team built a suite of applications that were immediately put to use by various departments of the college. He served as a Director of iVentster, Inc.