Hi! I'm @demogar, a full-stack developer based in Panama City.
I was born in Panama City, Panama (Latin America). Made my studies in Electronics Engineering. I have a Master's degree in Project Management (Major in Project Design) and a Master's degree in Management and Knowledge Technologies (UC3M). I also have postgraduate studies in Higher Education.
I'm specialized in design, architecture and development of software and technology projects, by implementing Agile frameworks and mindset, and a value-driven approach. I have learnt to mix the business and tech sides of a project, by delivering high value even in the early stages of project development.
My experience is focused on Software Development and Engineering. I'm a full-stack and mobile developer, but I feel more attracted to front-end development.
From 2010 to 2014 I worked at Admios (Panama / San Francisco, California) as a Software Engineer, where I had the opportunity to work on projects for companies such as American Express, Yodlee, RightScale and SET (by Conversant) Media.
Since 2014, I'm the CIO at Instituto para la Formación y Aprovechamiento de Recursos Humanos (IFARHU) - a Panamanian Government Institution, where we've done several and significant changes by incorporating new technologies into everyday (and bureaucratic) processes. We even won 2 awards on the National Innovation Awards on Governemt back in 2016.
Software development and digital innovation are my top interests: I love the idea of creating complex systems based on new technologies to deliver results and streamline processes.
I am convinced that by implementing Agile and Lean mindset we can create user-centered products that maximize value.
I believe in Open Source and Free Software, so I impulse the use of these over proprietary software.
I maintain a faithful conviction that design, communication and collaboration are essential parts for the effective development of tech projects and that bureaucratic processes and complex structures have to be avoided.
My other interests are digital governance (and almost anything related to Government and Technology), music, photography, finances, education and coffee (like any other Panamanian).
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