Howdy! I’m Devin and I work at Mozilla. I live (work, and play) in Denver, Colorado. I’ve been known to ski and brew my own beer.

Devin and Rachel in Maine

Quick Facts

  • I’m married to my best friend, Rachel.
  • I’m helping Mozilla engineers build a password manager.
  • I previously helped manage sales and business operations at GitHub.
  • Before that, I helped manage consulting projects at Crowd Favorite.
  • I grew up in Colorado, studied here, and imagine us sticking around here. Though, I really like traveling and visiting new places.
  • I love to ski, camp, and hike.
  • I brew my own beer…

Devin brews beer at GitHub




  • MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2019)
  • iPhone XS (Silver)
  • iPad Pro (2019)
  • Sonos
  • Apple TV
  • Kindle Paperwhite
  • Nintendo Switch


  • Atom for text editing
  • Firefox for web browsing at work and home
  • GitHub for collaboration
  • Gmail for work and personal email
  • Slack for work and personal chat


Professional and WordPress

  • Organized the inaugural WordCamp Denver in February 2009 and the subsequent WordCamp Boulder in July 2010. WordCamps are locally-hosted conferences about WordPress.
  • Wrote the song and lyrics to It’s Called WordPress and created the accompanying music video.
  • Helped host and emcee the “Developer Track” at WordCamp San Francisco 2011.
  • Discussed how clients should choose a web developer and/or designer on a panel at WordCamp Orlando 2011.
  • Presented on integrating Facebook Platform into WordPress and other Open Source projects at the Facebook Developer Garage Boulder in May 2010.
  • Designed and developed the original WordPress theme design and logo for Employee Evolution. I also contributed in the early-days by writing articles for Employee Evolution.
  • Helped Noah Kagan organize one of the more successful conferences around social communities called CommunityNext.
  • Designed and built many of the default wiki templates and sample wikis for pbWiki in early 2008.
  • Worked for two small ISPs from 1999-2001 where I taught myself about Unix, Apache, MySQL, PHP, and supporting customers. I also hacked a lot on IRC bots, scripts, daemons and have hated Perl ever since.

Writing, Fun, etc.

  • My brother, Branden, and I appeared on “the show ” by ze frank near the end in June 2006.
  • Cited by Freakonomics author and economist Steven Levitt on his New York Times blog.
  • Interviewed by the Denver Post about the ‘No Gas Day’ concept in May 2007
  • Co-authored and published an article on The Ethical Issues Surrounding Wi-Fi in March 2007.
  • Was a member of the now defunct, but very successful, 9rules blog network as early as 2006.
  • Listed as an ‘alltop’ blogger for twenty somethings and skiing.
  • Interviewed by Mint.com for their personal finance blog.
  • Interviewed by Human Resource Executive for their November 2007 issue in the article: The Millenial Mind-Set.
  • I like to think that I helped popularize the “biphasic sleep”, (aka “nap”) concept in February 2006.
  • Participated in the first StartupWeekend held in Boulder, CO.
  • Volunteered as an Editor of the Open Directory Project. I worked up to three third-level categories (most proud: Regional: Europe: Spain) through countless hours of work after school.
  • Contributed as a technical writer to the Unreal IRC daemon a very long time ago. Was credited with early contributions to version 3.2 betas.
  • Volunteered as an editor for Jeremy Wright’s book, Blog Marketing.