Nick Urban

Technical project leader, Web & Agile specialist

Nick Urban is a software project leader with 15 years in the industry. He has led development teams from venture-backed startups to the Fortune 500. His work focuses on developer effectiveness through the use of lightweight processes like TDD, Agile, DevOps, and Continuous Delivery.

His favorite projects are greenfield development and rapid prototyping for contemplative, educational, arts, and service organizations.

Work History

Owner, Arch Digital LLC (June 2015 – present)

Senior Consultant, ThoughtWorks (Feb 2014 – June 2015)

Chief Engineer, Bespoke Post (Sept 2012 – Feb 2014)

Sr. Software Engineer, Deep Web Technologies (Feb 2011 – Aug 2012)

Web Application Developer, Soar BioDynamics (Jan 2007 - Jan 2010)

Software Engineer, Evocative (2002 - 2004 summers, etc.)

Education

Philosophy at St. John's College

M.A. Liberal Arts; thesis on Philosophy of Technology. President of Graduate Student Council.

Technology Studies at Georgetown University

Work towards an M.A. in Communication, Culture, and Technology.

Literature at The Evergreen State College

B.A. Literature and Buddhist Psychology. Study abroad in France.

Computer Science at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Work towards a B.S. in Computer Science.

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