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About

Johnny is an experienced engineering leader with interest in everything from UX design to distributed systems. He is an active member of the open source community - contributing to projects such as Node.js as well as authoring an array of NPM modules. His specialty is in full stack JavaScript but has experience with Python and Go.

Johnny serves as a member of the IT advisory board for the National Academy Foundation where he helps to ensure students receive the resources necessary to prepare them for industry or higher education. He is the former Curriculum Development Lead for the DC chapter of Black Girls Code - an organization dedicated to teaching young women of color how to program. Johnny now serves as a technology advisor for Black Girls Code.

He is also an educator - having taught Front End Web Development as well as JavaScript courses through General Assembly. During his time as Director of Technology at iStrategyLabs, Johnny led the development of projects and campaigns for clients such as Facebook, NBC Universal, Kroger, Volkswagen and more.

As a member of the Tech Fellows program, Johnny helped drive the engineering culture at Capital One through high impact technology contributions and thought leadership. He also helped launch Capital One's Eno product - a Machine Learning enabled intelligent assistant that helps customers manage their money.

Johnny is currently running engineering for Mapbox's core capabilities for navigation and its related APIs and infrastructure as Head of Directions in Washington, DC.