A whole is greater than the sum of its parts ref. Aristotle's statement is how I would describe myself.
Ever since I can remember, music has played a significant part in my life. Over the years, with a bit of sweat and a lot of perseverance, I have become an accomplished guitarist and singer-songwriter with two albums to my credit: Andreas' Fault and Funk Shui's True.
My second and equally strong passion in life is technology. I am a highly-skilled software developer/architect and software development educator and have conducted training classes all throughout the world. As an integral participant of the Hartmann Software Group, a Denver, Colorado-based Information Technology consulting and training company, I get to do what I love, solve problems creatively using cutting edge technologies.
I describe myself as a libertarian but am really more of a Goldwater republican. And I almost always root for the underdog, perhaps because this is the way I see myself. Therefore, the sum of all these parts makes me a relatively stirring unicorn in the corporate world and the guy you want to hire to move your organization forward.
Back in 2003, I created a group known as Funk Shui, a Jazz, RnB, Funk and Rock group based in Denver, Colorado. The group consisted of a trio: drums, bass and guitar/vocalist, with myself as ...