Dave Horrigan earned a BS in Computer Science and Engineering from MIT. He started his career in software systems consulting with Price Waterhouse and Computer Sciences Corporation and then worked at a number of start-up and global software companies doing software development, software product management, and technical training. Most recently he has managed software services organizations delivering full-life-cycle software implementation projects and software education services to customers ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. In starting CS Recitations, he is pursuing his passion for computer science and education by offering new and expanded computer science learning opportunities to today's students.
Holly Horrigan earned a BS in Economics from MIT. She began her career on Wall Street as an analyst and financial engineer. Her achievements in the industry include several publications and two patents related to statistical modeling. Holly is a licensed teacher of mathematics and has taught math to elementary, middle, and high school students in the public schools and at the Russian School of Mathematics in Framingham. In her spare time, Holly enjoys hiking in the White Mountains and trying new recipes.
Peter Spyropoulos earned a BS in Mathematics from Tufts University and an MS in Computer Science from Boston University. Passionate about mathematics, he started his career in software development and continued with interesting assignments in international technical support and consulting services at Stratus Technologies. Most recently Peter successfully developed and managed life-cycle management practices for Alcatel-Lucent's hardware maintenance services organization. Especially when the weather in New England is nice, Peter enjoys taking advantage of the outdoors by running, biking and hiking.
Jose Brache earned a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from WPI and an MBA from Babson College. Jose began his career as an engineer supporting technical sales, designing embedded systems for computer based data acquisition. Most recently Jose has worked as an Enterprise Sales Engineer at a startup delivering a machine learning deployment platform, primarily serving Fortune 500 companies. Jose is passionate about machine learning and AI, and believes people will benefit from having machine learning leveraged to provide better products and user experiences. Jose enjoys running, skiing, building computers, traveling, hiking and has climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Josh Wolfman earned his BS in Computer Science and Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. During his second degree he worked as an undergraduate instructor's assistant for introductory and intermediate electrical engineering courses. In his free time Josh enjoys playing games of all kinds and has written a few tools to streamline the play of an RPG.