Kevin W. Gisi is a student at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, studying computer science and music. He also works as a student web and application developer for the Learning and Technology Services department on campus — primarily as a Ruby on Rails developer. Kevin also works as a freelance developer and piano accompanist, and is active in the Eau Claire community. Kevin is one of the co-founders of the Eau Claire Ruby User Group, and currently sits on the board of directors for the Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild. The Rails Rumble 2008 “Most Innovative” award was given to Kevin for his submission of a 48-hour Rails website –, which focused on improving web accessibility for visually impaired users. Additionally, Kevin is writing a book for the Pragmatic Programmers on Firefox extension development.

Work History

Work History

Application Developer

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
Jun 2008 - Present


Fanny Hill
Sep 2004 - Jan 2008

Choral Accompanist

Blessed Sacrament Parish
Jun 2007 - Aug 2007

Technology Specialist

Circuit City
Oct 2005 - Aug 2006


Miles Away Cafe
Jun 2005 - Oct 2005

Food Avenue Associate



2006 - 2010

Software Engineering

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire