andrewelkins-800I’m a Engineering Manager currently working at Ninja Metrics, Inc. where I lead a team developing predictive analytics using various technologies including AWS, Debian, PHP, Python, Java, Hadoop, Spark, Cassandra, Postgres, and many more. I’m heavily involved in all aspects of development.

In my free time I’m an active contributor and evangelist of open source technologies. I’m the co-developer of several popular packages for use within Laravel: Confide, Entrust, and Cabinet. Also created Laravel 4 Bootstrap Starter Site, which is the most popular starter site for Laravel 4.