Richard has spent 15 years as a web application developer. He has started his own web development company and previously worked for Harvard Univeristy, Capitol Broadcasting, as well as other media and tech companies. He has managed technical teams and worked on many high impact projects. As a senior developer on the OpenScholar project at Harvard, Richard played a key role in developing the core archetecture upon which OpenScholar now runs. He helped scale the OpenScholar project into what it is today: one of the most robust academic web platforms in the market. Richard has a BS in Computer Science from NC State University, but his real education has come from his years of working with top caliber collaboritive development teams. In his spare time he cycles, runs, plays racquet ball with his brother and chases his three kids around.