reInteractive is an organisation made up of individuals. From our receptionist who greets you when you call, our team helping you determine what you need, to our designers and developers who get it built, without them we are an empty shell.
We take pride in our team. All of our team are experts in their own field and work hard to make sure you receive the best service and support possible.
Here you can meet us and reach out to any one of us to discuss your needs.
Mikel is well known in the Ruby and Rails community as a blogger, the author of the Ruby E-Mail handling library, mail, and for his extensive work on Rails ActionMailer component. Mikel is the only Australian member of the Ruby on Rails commit team and is in the top Ruby on Rails contributors world wide.
He decided to create reInteractive in 2010, having developed Ruby on Rails applications since 2006.
Outside of Rails and work, he does a lot of pro bono volunteer work and likes flying his radio controlled helicopters at stupid speeds, often into walls.
Jason is a seasoned developer, with over 7 years experience building a wide range of web applications. He found Ruby in late 2004, fell in love with its elegance, and met Ruby on Rails not long after.
Starting life as a System Administrator, Jason has a deep understanding of the entire web stack; from the server hardware, right up to the browser.
In his spare time he is a Scout leader, blogs sporadically, and writes simulation games that never get finished.
David is a Graphic Designer specialising in UI Design, and working with Ruby on Rails.
Trained in print media originally, David is able to bring a different and fresh perspective to web design, and delights in doing so. Having a different perspective is the key to creating designs that pop. David came across to Rails recently and loves being able to leverage this power to create code-compact, stunning web designs.
In his spare time he likes to take photographs, draw, read and make bad jokes.
Glenn's been producing database apps for over a decade in a range of environments. The last 5 years however he's been specialising in web applications, with penchant for Ruby as a language, and preference for Rails as a tool.
Having worked previously at Engine Yard supporting Rails customers across the entire stack, he's able to help not only building your app, but also configuring and scaling it.
Sean has worked as a developer for large goverment organisations, small San Fransciso startups and medium sized consultancies. He loves the beauty of Ruby and the power of Rails and the confidence provided by a well built test suite.
He lives in Adelaide with his wife and two kids. When he isn't working or playing with his kids he likes to pretend he still has time for comic books and video games.
Geoff's background in network support and admin roles gave him an empathy with the end user, and understanding how important usability and stability are to any system.
In 2008, Geoff found Rails and was happy to become part of the vibrant and forward-thinking community, finding a way to produce products that people could really use.
He recently returned to Sydney from a six month trip throughout South America, when he is not machete-ing through jungles, you can find him on the basketball court or snowboarding, generally not at the same time.
Tim started his career in software development while in the New Zealand military in 1989 - projects included Artillery fire prediction systems, Meteorological zone tracking, Land survey functions. At that time he thought rubies were things you used to bribe your girlfriend with and rails was the the hardest thing on the obstacle course.
After leaving the military he fulfilled his desire to fly helicopters and attained his Private Helicopter Pilot License.
Tim then moved into the market research arena and lead a team that developed and maintained in-house software to administer market research projects and mystery shopping surveys. In 2009 Tim found the magic of Ruby on Rails was and has been developing with it since and never looking back. He is very passionate about software development and the shift to Ruby has fuelled that passion.
Aaron is a programmer in Launceston, Tasmania. He's worked on web applications, artificial intelligence systems, and the ridiculously complex calculations required for medical billing in his native land, the United States.
Yuji is a software developer in Adelaide with many years of professional experience who used to develop desktop applications on Windows. He is originally from Japan and decided to learn Ruby because of its Japanese origin.
When he is not on his computers or other electronic devices, you might find him training in Judo or Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Leonard is a programmer living in Sydney and has previously worked for military subcontractors, large enterprises and small startups. He has a long and wide range of development experience both with Ruby and other weird and wonderful computer systems. He enjoys teaching, learning and solving difficult problems.
When not working he can be found in the gym, climbing things, snowboarding or tinkering with computers.