About me

About Danny: From Deep Space to Deep Learning

Welcome to my professional portfolio and personal blog! I’m Danny, a Software Engineer with 18+ years of experience, specializing in Machine Learning and MLOps. My career has been a fascinating journey—from deep space explorations at NASA to the expanding world of machine learning.

A Diverse Career in Tech

I kicked off my career at NASA’s Ames Research Center, where I was part of a team that developed software for probing deep space and discovering new celestial bodies. These days, I’m immersed in the field of Machine Learning and MLOps. I build robust data pipelines and machine learning models, ensuring they are seamlessly integrated into operational workflows for businesses ranging from large financial institutions to cutting-edge tech startups.

Professional Expertise

With over a decade of experience in Software Engineering, I’ve had the privilege of contributing to a wide array of projects across multiple domains. Whether it’s building Augmented Reality headsets or crafting software for sun-orbiting satellites, my focus has consistently been on delivering reliable and scalable solutions.

Academic Background

I hold a B.S. in Computer Game Design with a minor in Astrophysics from UC Santa Cruz. This unique educational blend has not only fueled my professional trajectory but also provided me with a comprehensive, interdisciplinary skill set.

Personal Interests

Outside of work, I am a devoted partner and father. I also enjoy playing the piano and continually exploring new technological landscapes. Whether it’s a novel machine learning algorithm or a new piece of music, I relish the challenge of mastering it.

Let’s Connect

Feel free to explore my blog, where I share both deep technical insights and general observations about the ever-evolving tech world. I believe in the power of community and open-source collaboration, so you’ll find plenty of code snippets and project highlights as well.

If you’re intrigued by my journey and expertise, or if you believe my skill set could benefit your project, I would be delighted to connect. Please reach out at the email below.

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